Open a Greengrocer Step by Step
The food industry has been since its inception one of business more profitable and productive within the entire market. In the specific case of the emerging sector such as fruits and vegetables, for at this time they are in a deep growth, as customers demand them constantly since there is more the number of people who want to maintain a healthy diet that allows them to eat what they want and always be accompanied by the benefits that provides this type of food.
By having little direct competition, you have more chances to increase opportunities, because we all know that the consumption of healthy and nutritious food with respect to massive consumption of products that do not provide nutrients will always be better and required to the organism.
-Competition: A point for you, is that generally you don’t have direct competition, given that this type of markets lie in large supermarkets and major chains, so you can position yourself in a common area and offer your products at one cost low, this is possible because the product you get from your producers and take them to the door of your home, school or office.
-Business plan: develop this document allows you to make a planning on operation that will take your business, key aspects as funding and potential earnings you get based on a market study. It allows you to capture the attention of potential investors and meet deep targets and bases of your own business.
–Business Location: Looking for areas away from malls and large supermarket chains, so you will have to take care of customers who do not have these facilities on hand.
–The place supply: You can winterize a part of house where warehouses products are consumed more to have them on hand for the next order. Also, you can purchase the products at wholesale markets, quintas that directly provide you fresh or you could even choose to be your own producer.
–Distribution: It determines the form of storage which will have food within your business up to the customer’s home. For this please note that fruits should be separated from vegetables, and those most sensitive should be in senior positions.
–Business looking: It is necessary to have present that the cleaning, the conditions and the presentation of the food is vitally important when presenting them to the client. Products in poor state, suggest to the customer that the majority of the products that you offer are old and of poor quality. Always find the best foods to your customers.
-Material for distribution: For food delivery you can count on market moving carts (of different sizes). We recommend to take with you a form where customer can verify your order, cost and thus carry a registration and organization of each client. In addition to this, if it is possible to acquires a PIN pad where your customers cancel the order if this is agreed with subsequent payment.
Obstacles that may appear: Though while there are many people who recognize the benefit of consuming fruits and vegetables being one of the most nutritious and healthy foods that exist, are also many who prefer to consume other products because they are much closer to them and once away from healthy foods, is difficult to integrate them into your diet. Therefore it is to them who you essentially should get and to whom you must expose the advantages and benefits of consuming organic food.
Final Recommendations: in addition to cleaning and apparent business conditions, you can integrate some other extra tips that we have arranged for you:
- Wicker baskets can be useful, use them to provide fruits.
- Keep in mind offer food (organic fruit and vegetables) the best conditions for its conservation.
- Handwritten posters have become fashionable. A way of exposing the daily deals and also decrease paper production excessively, is the use of whiteboards. This tool allows to write and delete while you write the news and promotions.
- Promote your business with flyers and ads. Later you can create ads on social networks when your fingertips allows you to make trips to more distant areas.
Add the personal touch to your business. Add a name to your business with which you’re going to be known and with which you can be recommend. Over time, you can create a staff uniform according to your name and activity. Remember that service the customer is the foundation of your business, so you will have to promote kindness, care and respect in every work.