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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.

Food Systems Development – Where Does The Government Fit In?

10 minute Free read by Edible-Alpha®

Sometimes it can be difficult to figure out where multiple actors in the food system can best fit and work together. But, when the private and public sectors work together to speak the same language and align their goals, a lot of good can happen.

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

How SAGE revitalizes agriculture near cities

1 hour Free podcast by Edible-Alpha®

SAGE contributes to the food system by helping elevate the data around the impact of food and agriculture in a way that helps people understand the connections between this sector and the rest of society and the economy.

Podcast about Legal for businesses that are Startups

3 Ways To Visualize (And Improve) Your Food Business

10 minute Free read by Edible-Alpha®

The business model canvas, the competitor matrix and sales forecast by channel can help visualize key aspects of food businesses as they seek to grow and get profitable, keeping important high-level business opportunities top of mind while allowing things to evolve.

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

What Makes A Good Food Business Consultant?

10 minute Free read by Edible-Alpha®

If you can determine that the consultants you are looking at can ask the right questions and challenge you, including about your business model and financial plan, you can form a meaningful partnership with that consultant.

Article about Business Models for businesses that are Pre-Venture | Startups

Measure What Matters In Your Context

10 minute Free read by Edible-Alpha®

Quantitative measurement of key business drivers brings focus and clarity to what can be a chaotic process of entrepreneurship and provides direction that proves to be a north star during times of trial.

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

Visualizing The Food System With Kitchen Sync Strategies

1 hour of Free audio by Edible-Alpha®

Kitchen Sync gets different people at the table – including the private sector – using the right language to invite everyone in to a problem solving and solutions-based session that meets their values and needs, rather than trying to change minds about those fundamental concepts. In bringing those people to the table, they are also better able to visualize and communicate the multitude of actors it will take to improve the food system for the long term.

Podcast about Operations for businesses that are Pre-Venture

“Rolling Up Your Sleeves” – How KTC Does Effective Food Business Consulting

1 hour of Free audio by Edible-Alpha®

The heart of Kitchen Table Consultants' work is one-on-one coaching with food and farm clients, but as their work has grown they have started helping other organizations provide better technical assistance. Rather than just make plans or recommendations for clients, it is critically important to their firm’s mission and values that they “roll up their sleeves” alongside the clients to help them implement their recommendations.

Podcast about Operations for businesses that are Startups | Growing and Scaling

All Organizations – Food Pantries Included – Can Innovate On Their Business Model

10 minute Free read by Edible-Alpha®

The business model is the sum of all the things that ensures the organization sustainably makes money and delivers on its core products, services and mission. What many food entrepreneurs don't often realize is that innovation comes not just in the form of new products or services, but also in their business model.

Article about Business Models for businesses that are Pre-Venture | Startups