From Kitchen to Market
Selling your Gourmet Food SpecialtyBook - 2005
Simon and Schuster
Grab a slice of the $39 billion specialty food pie with this updated, ultimate resource for gourmet food entrepreneurs.
The specialty food industry is THE proven vehicle for entry-level food distribution in the United States. Retail sales of specialty foods averaging an annual growth rate of more than 7 percent presents, to some, a great opportunity—to others, a formidable challenge.
Your ability to make your mark in the industry, establish your independence, achieve success, and acquire wealth depends on how effectively you prepare, according to Stephen Hall, a long-recognized specialty food marketing professional.
In From Kitchen to Market: Selling Your Gourmet Food Specialty, Hall outlines every food marketing opportunity and then supports entrepreneurial action with detailed guidance. Whether you own your own business or you are thinking about starting one, From Kitchen to Market will show you how to:
- Identify a winning product and its most appropriate markets.
- Get your product ready to market.
- Advertise, promote, and sell your product.
- Create your own success niche.
- Professionalize your business.
Also included is updated information about the role of the Internet, health and organic food markets, the latest government regulations and technological advances, and contact information for dozens of valuable resources.