Baking for Profit: Starting a Small Bakery

Baking for Profit: Starting a Small Bakery

by George Bathie
     
 

With good planning and access to good staff, raw materials and markets, setting up a bakery can represent an excellent enterprise opportunity. This practical manual is invaluable reading for those starting their own baking business or any baker looking to improve their existing business in order to increase profits.

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Overview

With good planning and access to good staff, raw materials and markets, setting up a bakery can represent an excellent enterprise opportunity. This practical manual is invaluable reading for those starting their own baking business or any baker looking to improve their existing business in order to increase profits.

Most communities have the capacity to support a well-run bakery business. Baking for Profit provides the kind of clear guidelines and advice that entrepreneurs need to start their own small bakery. With a focus on effective planning, this book covers all aspects of the business, from first steps and feasibility studies to site and buildings, employees, health and safety and the right kind of equipment.

The author gives appropriate recipes for initial production in detail, as well as guidance on suitable production systems and straightforward methods of keeping track of costs as the business expands. Valuable advice is provided on overcoming production problems and troubleshooting as well as transporting goods efficiently.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853394072
Publisher:
Practical Action Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
623,352
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

George Bathie is a retired professional baking consultant, and a Fellow of the Institute of British Bakers.

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