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Horizontally Integrated Business Model

A horizontally integrated local food company is a company that reaches financial sustainability in a local market by developing a series of interrelated food businesses that share common a common brand, administrative services and marketing. Examples of horizontally integrated local food companies include:

• A deli, bakery, caterer and a catalog company.
• A caterer, two restaurants and a wholesale food company.
• A series of restaurants, each set up as an individual entity with a common investor entity that provides shared administration and marketing services to the portfolio restaurants.

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This report provides everything you need to successfully launch and finance a profitable horizontally integrated food brand, including proforma financial statements and best practices in business strategy, business structure, brand platform, operations/quality assurance and a realistic financial model.

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Underground Food Collective’s Horizontally Integrated Business Model

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Jonny Hunter of the Underground Food Collective talks about his company's horizontally integrated business model and the efficiencies of sharing a common a common brand, administrative services and marketing across multiple related business entities through shared ownership, experienced management and shared consumer insights.

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