A Complete Checklist For Starting Your Chocolate Business

1. Develop a business plan – outline your product, target market and pricing structure.

2. Acquire necessary licenses and permits from relevant governing bodies.

3. Secure funding for your business venture.

4. Research suppliers of raw materials and ingredients (e.g. cocoa, sugar and milk).

5. Purchase packaging, labeling and other materials needed for production.

6. Design a logo or visual identity for your business.

7. Develop a marketing strategy to promote your product.

8. Determine the best method of distribution for your chocolates (e-commerce, retail outlets etc.).

9. Set up a system for tracking sales, inventory and other key metrics.

10. Make sure you have the necessary insurance coverage in place to protect your business.