Resource Materials (page under development)


Baffled by costing analysis? Trying to figure out how to produce in larger quantities? Or how to approach a retail store? Use the sample worksheets below as for the planning process. Just print out each worksheet and follow the instructions.

Cost of Manufacturing Products

Creating Your Product Label

Defining Your Market Strategy

Identifying Competitive Factors

Market Segment

Navigating the Uniform Code Council Website

Researching Your Product Category

Using Web and Trade Publications


Developing Your Product

Developing Large Batch Recipes

Identifying Your Market Segment

Product Development & Process Design

Shelf Life and pH Testing


Accessing Markets

Choosing and Using Brokers

Customer Complaints and Product Recalls

Finding Distributors

Selling to Retailers

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