Start a Food Business Training

Start a Food Business Training

Training contents:

Bring along your laptop or work pad




  • How to assess if a business of your own is the right path for you.
  • Smart strategies if you have a current job and how you could transition
  • Find out how much of commitment you need of your self and the people close to you.
  • What to consider when it comes to finance and funding
  • Some important tax issues to consider
  • Understand financial statements and budgets
  • Understanding the law - Business law basic overview
  • The importance of creating something valuable that people want to buy and when this applies while building your business plan
  • Choosing a business partner and considering if this is the right option for you
  • Getting the right person-support structure around you - mentors /advisors/board
  • Basic technology skills and apps to save you energy and optimize on your time (google docs, forms, sheets)
  • Sustainability basics

Session 1 Homework: review the next session topics and prepare



Food Safety Compliance

Our basic food training covers back of these steps in details

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  • Step 1 - Understand the rules
  • Ministry for Primary Industries - MPI Video explains what this means


     Podcast audio file




  • Step 2 - Food Control Plans
  • Ministry for Primary Industries - MPI Video explains what this means


     Podcast audio file




  • Step 3 - Register your business 

The Ministry for Primary Industries - MPI  explains what this means on this web link


  • Step 4 - Get checked or Verified
  • Ministry for Primary Industries - MPI Video explains what this means


     Podcast audio file








  • Choosing a business name
  • Planning for sales
  • Formalizing a plan for your business
  • Executing on your business plan - MATT
  • Positioning your business
  • Creating a curve jumping product
  • Food business ideas from around New Zealand and around the world



Getting stuck in

  • Creating a short story about your business/product/service - elevator pitch
  • Marketing your business Social media fit - understanding social engagement platforms and what could suit you best
  • How to get better with sales if you know nothing about it
  • Building your team -Types of leaders - communication
  • How to be a good leader
  • Business launch
  • Celebrating your success

Homework: Look at some food business ideas from around the world Further develop and build your BP based on learning so far


This video explains how Food Safe collaborates with companies to deliver food safety training: 


To request this training and benefit from a fun classroom-based learning experience, call us on 0800 003 097 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.