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Stocking Distributor Food Hub

Stocking Distributor Food Hub Business Model Optimization Report

11 page Paid report with proforma financials by Edible-Alpha®

This report provides everything you need to successfully launch and finance a profitable stocking distributor food hub, including proforma financial statements and best practices in revenue model/payment terms, business strategy, target customers, product mix, sales and distribution, operations/quality assurance, financial benchmarks and capital structure.
Cross Docking Brokerage Food Hub

Cross Docking Brokerage Food Hub Business Model Optimization Report

10 page Paid report with proforma financials by Edible-Alpha®

This report provides everything you need to successfully launch and finance a profitable cross docking food hub, including proforma financial statements and best practices in revenue model/payment terms, business strategy, target customers, product mix, sales/distribution, operations/assurance, financial benchmarks and capital structure.
Local Direct To Consumer Food Brand

Local Direct Brands Business Model Optimization Report

9 page Paid report with proforma financials by Edible-Alpha®

This report provides everything you need to successfully launch and finance a profitable local food brand, including proforma financial statements and best practices in business strategy, defensibly unique products, compelling branding, direct sales opportunities, operations/quality assurance and a realistic financial model.
Regional Wholesale Food Brand

Regional Wholesale Brands Business Model Optimization Report

16 page Paid report with proforma financials by Edible-Alpha®

This report provides everything you need to successfully launch and finance a profitable regional food brand, including proforma financial statements and best practices in business strategy, brand/product management, sales/distribution/operations, financial benchmarks and capital structure.
National Wholesale Food Brand

National Wholesale Brands Business Model Optimization Report

12 page Paid report with proforma financials by Edible-Alpha®

This report provides everything you need to successfully launch and finance a profitable national food brand, including proforma financial statements and best practices in business strategy, brand/product management, sales/distribution/operations, financial benchmarks and capital structure.

Forecast Templates

Paid forecast templates by Edible-Alpha®

These helpful templates help you build your financial projections, including, your sales and distribution forecast; cost of goods sold (COGS) and other expenses forecasts; capital expenditures forecasts; and your accounts receivable (AR), accounts payable (AP) and inventory forecasts. These projections can help inform your proforma financial statements.

What is Intellectual Property, Anyway?

5 minute Free read by Pie Shell

Patents, branding, and copyright...  If you want to protect something, or to stop someone from doing the same thing that you’re doing in your food business, the only way to do that in the United States (and abroad) is through IP law. An IP attorney will help you ensure that no one has made it before, branded it in a similar way to yours, or created it before you did.

Article about Legal for businesses that are Pre-Venture | Startups

An in-depth look into FSMA and FDA reform that will impact business

1 hour of Free video content by New Hope Network

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is a complicated sweeping reform of the way food safety is regulated. This video series outlines the history, reasoning and goals behind the legislation and what your business has to do to properly comply.

Video about Legal for businesses that are Growing and Scaling | Pre-Venture | Startups

Market Research Might Disprove Your Assumptions

10 minute Free read by Edible-Alpha®

Sometimes certain products or certain classes of products make more sense in certain markets than others. For example, heavy or perishable food items make less sense to sell online due to the shipping costs and logistics involved. But unconventional markets could make sense if location or customer data suggests it is a good idea.

Article about Sales and Marketing for businesses that are Pre-Venture | Startups

Transforming a Food Pantry into an Engine for Rural Prosperity

1 hour & 15 minutes of Free audio by Edible-Alpha®

The Livingston Food Resource Center is a nonprofit food pantry and service provider serving a county of 17,000 people in rural Montana with a food acquisition model to purchase directly from area farmers and ranchers. Kitchen rental, value-added processing, community room rental and catering all provide earned income for their operations.

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Pre-Venture | Growing and Scaling