This opportunity for the processing of vegetables in South Africa for defined export markets is based on an existing manufacturing facility and what appears to be a well developed business plan.
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Here is a 288 page , high quality manual covering the steps required to set up a small food processing business.
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The table of the contents of the book says it all
The only downside is that it is written for Canada so many of the [...]
This 2004 report gives some interesting information on cooked food vending in Lusaka and Harare which accommodate 5 355 and 1 100 businesses. The size of the sector in Harare was felt to be growing because of the difficult economic situation but constrained law enforcement situation.
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This is a comprehensive publication covering the supporting business and organisational issues as well as focussing on idea generation and screening, product concepts and design specifications & product design and process development.
The body of the book is presented in a straight forward and clear manner and is supported by examples and ideas for further [...]
The Ministry of Food Processing Industries in the Indian Government runs a webpage titles Project Profiles that links directly or indirectly to product specific business ideas.
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This links to hundreds of mini business plans which cover details of the process, [...]
Listen to this address from Bill Gates. the worlds most active philanthropist. He speaks of Microsoft Innovation Centres in Africa that will serve 6 000 business people each.
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This research came to the conclusion that serving the right biscuit in the boardroom contributes to clinching business deals!
from: Food and Drink Europe (click image for full story online)
Some of the pearls in the report are:
.. 58 per cent said biscuits can “positively influence a company’s first impressions”.
The co-operative was “changing projects into business enterprises, make more profits so people can get more money and change there living”.
This was, this morning as I was watching Ulimo, a magazine for emerging farmers in South Africa. The statement was by Sandile Adam the Project Leader of the Uitenhage & Dispatch Development Initiative.
The once common tree butchery of Maputaland have all but vanished for non technical reasons. I plan to investigate it a bit and see if there is a basis for new business. I would appreciate any feedback or ideas from anyone interested.
At the time that I was working on palm wine preservation in [...]