HiI am currently writing a business plan for a new retail chocolate shop. This will be 180* from anything I've done but I am ready to make the leap. However, I am having difficulty projecting my…Continue
"It's convenient and you don't have to pay the crazy hot weather shipping. I'm saving my pennies to get more El Rey and some Grenada Chocolate Company come November. Until then pound plus works! I do add extra cocoa butter to the milk,…"
Didn't know the pound plus was made by Callebaut, I have been snacking on that one for years, have some in my pantry right now, coincidentally I have been using Callebaut 811NV for my bars, even bought some more from Gygi in…"
"I also just remembered this- if you are close to a Trader Joes, they carry the pound plus bars for $4.99. It is made by Caullebaut, the milk is a bit difficult to temper but the dark tempers well. You can't beat that price. When I run out of El…"
"I'm in the same position , kind of. I have already started but my profit margin is minimal as I have not yet acquired a wholesale account . It would mean agreeing to a set quantity per month from a supplier and of course without a customer base…"
"Check el Rey chocolates too. They will sell wholesale to you, you don't need an account. I will personally vouch for their chocolate that it is delicious. I believe they are currently out of milk chocolate but you can still get pricing. I…"
"I had the same problem a little while ago. I just decided to call and email a few places I was interested in. I told them that I was thinking of opening a shop and was still in the pricing stage. I told them I still was not sure…"
HiI am currently writing a business plan for a new retail chocolate shop. This will be 180* from anything I've done but I am ready to make the leap. However, I am having difficulty projecting my costs for goods - I cannot apply for a wholesale account anywhere as I don't have a business yet. But I can't finish the business plan without at least some ballpark estimates of purchasing high quality chocolate bars and products, globally, wholesale to ship to California. These would be consumer-ready…See More