– Low startup costs. You can get started with just a few pieces of equipment such as jars, lids, labels, and an oven or stovetop.
– Profitable potential. If your recipes are unique and popular, you can make good money selling jams to local stores, restaurants, and farmers markets.
– Can be done from home. You don’t need a lot of space to start your jam business.
– Regulations vary by state. Depending on where you live, you may have to get a commercial kitchen space or even take a food safety course to become certified.
– Long hours and hard work. Making jams is time consuming, so you have to be prepared for long hours in the kitchen.
– Competitors can be tough. There are a lot of other jam makers out there, so making your product stand out from the crowd can be a challenge.