STARTING A FROZEN YOGURT BUSINESS.


Business of consumable items is the most thriving businesses because food is an essential commodity in the life of everyman. Yogurts are considered of more market value because they are healthier compared to other drinks. It is known to be low in fat and very nutritional.
The frozen yoghurt is a good business option to consider for aspiring business owners in the consumable sector. The main technique in yogurt production involves the fermentation of milk. This produces a more palatable product known as yogurt. Fruits and flavours could be added to improve taste and create varieties. This business can also be combined with other alternative food product business like bottled water, fruit drinks etc. This business however requires some equipment and capital investment but it is as well profitable and doesn’t take a long time to have profits rolling in. If you are considering starting a business of your own today, a yoghurt production company is worth considering.  Tips on starting up your own yogurt producing company.

FACTORY LOCATION: getting a location that is close to your competitors is a way to break into the market. Small scale industrial areas can be considered for starting up a business like this. There is opportunity to access cheap labour and the cost of rent or lease is considerable.
CAPITAL: a factory like this could be quite expensive to set up as there is need to install equipment needed for the production process. A lot of money also go into the buying of pet bottles, buying of raw materials, factory maintenance and payment of workers. Do a research and talk to established company owners to have an idea of how much it takes to set up a company like this.

BUSINESS REGISTRATION AND GOVERNMENT APPROVAL: as yogurt is a consumable item, it is important to get NAFDAC to examine and approve your factory and infrastructure. Your approval is a huge step towards getting your business started.
HIRING OF STAFF: this is not a one man business and there is need to hire personnel with knowledge and experience in this line. You might not need more than two or three staff for the production process and you could make use of factory labour for packaging and distribution depending on your business scale and choice.

EQUIPMENT: there some equipment needed for production and packaging processes depending on the scale at which the company is starting on. Conveyors, freezers, dispensers, sealing machines, centrifuge, homogeniser etc. Raw materials needed also include milk, sugar, starter culture, water, flavours etc.