Author: StartupBiz Zimbabwe

How to start a peanut butter manufacturing business in Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans love peanut butter (dovi in shona, and idobi in Ndebele).  Peanut butter in Zimbabwe is added to food like rice, relish, vegetables, bread and porridge. There is a high demand for peanut butter in Zimbabwe. This article will explain how to start a peanut butter manufacturing business in Zimbabwe. You should always carry out a feasibility study, market research and write a business plan before you venture into any business.Do not make the mistake of starting a peanut butter manufacturing business or any other business just because someone is doing it and he/she says it’s profitable. The purpose...

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How to start a Takeaway and Fast Food restaurant business in Zimbabwe and the business plan

Operating a takeaway and fast food restaurant in Zimbabwe can be highly profitable if done properly. Takeaway and fast food restaurants in Zimbabwe prepare food on their premises to sell over the counter or deliver to customers. They sell a wide range of foods including chips, sausages, pies, hamburgers, rice, sadza and chicken. This article will explain how to start a takeaway and fast food restaurant business in Zimbabwe, and the business plan.   What you need Research Because the fast food and take away business in Zimbabwe is so competitive, it is very important that you do a...

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How to start a taxi business in Zimbabwe

Taxis in Zimbabwe offer a valuable service to people who require transport to and from a number of places. People often use taxis to go to and fro work, ranks, airports and suburbs.  If you enjoy driving and working with people, knowing how to start a taxi company might be something you want to do. Starting a taxi company requires good management skills, a good marketing plan, and compliance with all the Zimbabwe local legislation. During the financial planning process of starting your taxi business in Zimbabwe, there are a number of important factors you must consider. Evaluating some...

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How to start a broiler chicken production business in Zimbabwe and the business plan

Raising broiler chickens is becoming more popular in Zimbabwe, as people try to find extra income amid the growing economic challenges and high unemployment levels in the country. Many have lost hopes of ever getting jobs in the formal sector, and have started different types of income generating projects. Broiler chicken farming business in Zimbabwe can be very profitable if it is properly run under acceptable methods and conditions conducive for the chicken production, good management and a good business plan.  Before you start a broiler production business, you have to decide how many chickens you want to keep,...

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Starting a business-Why be an entrepreneur?

For many, working for someone and going to work every day from 8 to 5 is a satisfying way to earn income while others choose to start their own businesses and to be their own bosses. Entrepreneurship comes with many risks including ending up in debt and failure of the startup, but still people are attracted to setting up their own businesses. Some entrepreneurs may work for more than 12 hours daily, sometimes even failing to have enough time with their families. Why do entrepreneurs work with such persistence and commitment? Why do they choose to start their own...

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