After finally getting your homemade cheese to the point where it is ready to be sold to the public, finding an avenue to do that might seem out of reach. Well, selling your homemade cheese is not as difficult as you might think. With the right marketing tools and business plan, you can be well on your way to selling your homemade cheese.
Selling Homemade Cheese
Wrap your homemade cheese in a clear plastic wrap or put in a clear container so that it can be clearly and readily seen by customers. This will allow potential customers to see the quality of your homemade cheese.
Put labels on your homemade cheese that include your product name and your contact information so that customers will know how to reach you directly in case they want more of your product.
Develop a typed plan outlining the benefits to the business of selling your homemade cheese product and information about yourself and how you came into making and selling homemade cheese. Having something on paper will show store managers your professionalism and determination.
Go to your local grocery stores, gas stations and other high-traffic businesses, and speak with the manager about them giving you a small section in the store to sell your homemade cheese. Present the store manager with your business plan. Stress to the manager the fact that you are a local business owner, the product is homemade, the quality of your product and the store benefit of selling your product.
Convince store managers to allow you to sell your homemade cheese outside their store if they will not allow you to sell your product in the store.