Following  are major areas for investment  into bakery  business

Home made bakery products.

The easiest way to do business in bakery products is to start it from home .You
can have limited customers and with  unique  recipes you can supply products
like cakes,cookies , biscuits  for personal occasions like birthdays , kitty parties,
marriages ,meetings ,seminars and official functions  of both govt or private
firms.


Automated  bakery plants

Here investors  can put up big automated plants for  wide variety  of bakery
products. The volumes are very high and caters mass population  of different
geography . This models is useful for people with large amount of finances and
interested  in long term and brand building exercise .Automated plants requires
plant and machinery with  higher levels of supply chain  networks with functions
like sales & marketing , procurement , finance and production ,etc .Employee
numbers are very high .


Small  Bakeries

When people or enterpreneur  has finance constrains  then can opt for small
bakeries  which  caters  for  local and close areas for sales .cost of
advertisement are low .Can have direct relationship with customer and can
produce tailor made  products  for customers . Business could be good if  
products are innovative and quality superior to beat branded   products
produced by bakery manufacturers .You might have seen people waiting  for
fresh bakery products outside of bakeries.


Third  party  manufacturing/private labels(outsourcing)

It applies for firms with  idle capacity to produce ,companies with brand equity
,investors with finances. Many manufacturers are ready to manufacture for third
party .Advantage of this model is that one doesn't require plant and machinery
,land and employees liabilities to do business.


Export/ Import -Trading

This model is the simplest form of doing bakery business with either exporting
bakery products to different countries by buying from ones own country or
Importing bakery products from other country and distributing to ones own
country. Disadvantage is that the margins are limited and doesn t carry  any
brand equity.


Retail chain/cafe

This  bakery business model is  similar to any other food retail chains like
mcdonalds ,starbucks , barista ,kfc etc. Entrepreneur  has to build one central
bakery from where these retails chain would get their supplies or bakery
products can be out -sourced from other bakeries.T hese retail outlets are
gaining popularity now days as customers can have their favorite product at
one place and enjoy it with great ambiance. This  is very  good  model for doing
business as one can charge premium price for the products .


Bakery courts in malls/supermarkets/multiplexes

This is similar to retail chain concepts only difference is that bakery court is in
rental space but footfalls are very in these kind of food courts as people love to
eat  their shopping spree. Families come together and enjoy food in these kinds
of courts.


Online  bakery  store  business

The net savvy entrepreneur can  launch website store and can sell various
bakery product. The basic advantage is that investment is low and products are
available 24x7x365 days .



Pet animal food  ( DOG  BISCUIT )

A very promising business opportunity  is available for bakery industry that is of
special bakery products for pet animals .These can be tailormade for  dogs ,cats
and  other animal .Even these  bakery products can be mixed with animal feeds.
The popularity of  dog  biscuit  is a good example.


Bakery  Equipments

All these bakery products requires  equipments for production . why not start
bakery  equipment  manufacturing or trading . You can select any equipment or
even provide customers with complete bakery lines .Packing machines , Ovens
and Mixers  are much  in demand. Smaller  bakeries  needs  bake wares  which
has huge market  and demand is growing every year .


Bakery  Packaging

All bakery products need one or the other packaging materials  before it
reaches consumers . Wrappers , laminates , carton boxes , stickers , polybags,
tapes  , inks ,pvc trays  etc  list is endless . Select a product  start
manufacturing or trading in these items .


Bakery   Ingredients

Huge  business opportunity selling or manufacturing bakery ingredients   .
Trade in major or critical ingredients  like fat , flour or sugar . you can also trade
in ingredients for better margins like gels , flavours , colors,emulsifiers ,
perservatives , essence, dairy products , eggs .you can select a niche among
these wide range of ingredients .


Display  Unit  

Small  retail   bakeries  and cafe  requires display units  . various types of
display  cabinets can be fabricated . its in big demand due to booming
retail/kiosk/cafe/standalone  bakery  business



Books & Magazines

So you have several ideas on bakery recipes  why not publish a recipe books
by hard cover or in form of ebooks. Publish industry magazines and large
subscription from large information hungry customers
.


Sponsor  Bakery  Trade Events

Arrange buyer and sellers meets through trade fairs/exhibition s / Seminars












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