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So I think I want to start a little soup making business...

any ideas of where to start?

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rebeccadac

Asked by rebeccadac at 11:05 AM on Feb. 14, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • you should target the crowds near bus stops or train stations.
    gwen20

    Answer by gwen20 at 11:07 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Check with your health department to see the requirements for home kitchens for your area/state. Some states are relaxed about it while others require separate kitchens and some don't allow home kitchens at all. Once you do the requirements, write a business plan about how you will market it, to whom, how much you will charge, your estimated expenses, etc.

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 11:12 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Is there a market for a soup business in your area?
    zebbiebug

    Answer by zebbiebug at 11:47 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Look how Paula Deen started....making lunches for local businesses and delivering to them.
    texasgurl33

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 12:42 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • I think it's a great idea....Do the research and see if you need a commercial kitchen? some times you can use a church kitchen if that works. find the best containers and prices, where will you do purchases? How much will you need for start up? do you have the money to start? Best to you in your venture!!!
    Librarylady60

    Answer by Librarylady60 at 4:38 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Start by writing a business plan
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:50 AM on Feb. 16, 2011

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