Are you a tea lover? If you are then I am sure you will want to know about those small light bag that is used to hold the contents of the tea and those light bags are called tea bag.
Tea bag is a small thin paper bag containing tea leaves which you pour boiling water into to make tea. Tea bags are gotten from silk, thiny paper like filter made from vegetable fiber and wood fiber together with soilon that is gotten from starch.
The market for this tea bags is huge because a lot of companies who are into the production of tea leaves needs this tea bags to package their products. And this article is all about showing you ways on how to start a tea bag production company and make huge profits from it. Check out the basic steps to take:
1. CONDUCT A MARKET SURVEY:.
A market survey will tell you more about the the kind of business you are going into. A market survey will also equip you with the knowledge of who your target market is and ways to get to them.
2. REGISTER THE BUSINESS:.
If you are not up for it, you can always contact a lawyer to help you with all the processes involved in the registration of a business. This will make it easy for you to concentrate on other aspect of the business, like sourcing for your funds and raw materials.
3. SECURE A PROPERTY:
One of the basic necessity of this business is getting a good space where all your equipment for production will fit in. A accessible and cost effective property that will serve as both your office, storage room and production room for your business.
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4. PURCHASE RAW MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT.
Let's go through the raw materials for the production of tea bags;
*Soilon (large quantity)
* Sealing machine
* Tea bag production machine (produces 200-250 bags at a go)
Once your space is secure, it means you are ready for business, quickly, start looking for the suppliers of the listed raw materials and equipment. It is better to contact more than one supplier so as to be sure of getting your materials on time, also , you have to make contact with dealers of tea bag producing machines, weight the prices of fairly used and brand new ones and determine which you can afford.
To start this business, you are looking at about $2000 which is #600,000 in Nigeria currency. This money will be able to cover for the purchase of your machinery, raw materials, registration and renting of facility. Read Also: Alternate Ways To Get Funding For Your Startup
6. FIND THE MARKET FOR YOUR PRODUCT
When conducting your market survey, I mentioned that it should be able to tell or show you your target market and how to get to them. So immediately you start production, it is wise to get in contact with these targeted buyers which are likely to be big industrial companies and show them your sample product in other for them to see what you are offering. You can also offer them the choice of going for your samples or picking their own design for the tea bag, whatever decision they come up with it is all about customer's satisfaction to you.
Remember to build a website online and advertise your tea bag there and other social media platforms so that people can see and make orders. Make sure your tea bags is different and unique, that way it can easily attract customers from both in and outside the shores of your country.