I too am about 3 weeks away from open a shop. I do not have all the answers, but I can tell you for the past 4yrs I have not sold the amount of 1lb boxes I initially thought I would. My opinion is that depending on the price…"
I am very slow at dipping, but on average I can do about 125 per hour. 150 if I really concentrate lol. I wonder what someone who is really fast can do? I hope more people post, so I can ask a few questions too.
"Hi George. I am not certain where you are located, but you may want to check out www.aspecialtybox.com. They do have a custom box business that does smaller runs, and they may be able to do something more permanent. I am not…"
"Hi Bethany. I do not do any chocolate sculptures, but this sounds like an interesting business. I would think of who your customer is. I think this may be like an ice sculpting business. You could definitely go to the wedding…"
"Hi Krista. I do not use any sugars or water binders of any type in my ganache either. I have a small chocolate business, so I do a lot of custom work. I also promote the "fresh" aspect of my candy... and customers…"