Biodegradable Edible Straws Made of Algae
Biodegradable Edible Straws Made of Algae

The anxiety about the plastic volume growth in the oceans tends to grow, and although we have seen attempts to eliminate this debris and reuse it, we still have only one conclusion: it is necessary to work for minimizing (or replacing) plastic. LOLIWARE, the New York startup, proposes to reduce the amounts of garbage made of plastic on their own example using disposable biodegradable straws. The enterprise has already gained the needed experience in their previous development of edible cups,...

How to Open a Bar
Opening a Bar

The cost of opening a bar will be equal to somewhat about $20,000-$100,000. If you still have a strong desire to build your own bar, you may risk getting into business. Besides, opening a bar is much less riskier than setting up a restaurant, because:    fixed assets are smaller (we mean cost of renting a premise and equipment); costs of keeping food fresh are minimal; bar service quality is better supervised due to the small team of employees. But, first of all, you should...

How to Start a Catering Business
Starting a Catering Business

Catering is a food service activity, related to people feeding on remote sites, including all enterprises that render services for the companies’ employees and private persons on the base of contract agreement on- or off-premise, managing different events through meeting its food requirements, and selling ready-to-eat foods and groceries by retail. In practice catering means either cooking and its delivery, or event managing, table layout, bottling and serving guests up, and providing the...

Opening a Restaurant

It all depends on the goals that you are going to achieve. It will cost owner from $850 to $1500 per square meter for building and equipping a restaurant on a turn-key basis, including all commercial premises, production facilities and other rooms. Add to this amount the commercial property price and you will get the cost of average-sized restaurant opening (200 square meters approx.). It will do something about 400 thousand dollars. Payback period of investments — 1-5 years. The First...

E-commerce - How to Start an Online Store - Boutique
Starting an Online Store

This is a step-by-step guide to implementing commercial ideas on the Internet and an answer for a question how to start a business for free. This is a blueprint for everybody. Even if you live in a small town, all you need to do is to get web access and stay online. Starting an online store/boutique from your home, where you could sell dozens of different products, is quite easy. But before you start, you should know several things about the process of a webstore’s creation. Take this article...

Plantable Coffee Cup
Biodegradable Cups Embedded with Seeds of Local Plants

Do you like coffee? It is adored by millions of people across the planet. But not all of them truly love the outdoors. Just imagine for a moment what the number of coffee cups is thrown away every day in the parks, in the woods, in the city. Needless to say about the damage to the ecology? This question has been raised long ago. You've probably heard about the idea of manufacturing disposable cups from biodegradable materials so as not to burden the soil with plastic. A student of landscape...

How to start a Coffee House
Starting a Coffee Shop

The coffee house (coffee shop, cafe) is an HoReCa-type establishment, a place for meetings and socializing, where serve drinks and desserts including coffee, cakes, ice creams, green and black tea, juices, sparkling. Many places in the Middle East and Western Asia offer a hookah and flavored tobacco in addition. Some coffee shops sell coffee beans of any sort. History In the 17th century, coffee appeared for the first time in Europe outside the Ottoman Empire, and coffeehouses were...