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

According to Statista, almost 7 million Americans regularly buy a glass of wine at bars and nightclubs. Yep, wine might not sound like an impressive source of income, but these 7 million people, ready to unwind and mingle, describe how much potential an average bar has. But anyway let’s talk exact numbers: the bar industry generates about $25 billion in revenues annually, which means that if you manage to get in and take even a teensy 1% share of the market, it’s going to be absolutely...

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

Amazingly, but these days, when the whole new world is just a few mouse-clicks away from you, you do not need anything except for genuine enthusiasm and a little money to start a business. You do not need to accumulate great capital or do an MBA degree to become remarkably successful. You do not need some special connections. Specifically, you do not need anything to start a profitable business online. Though it might seem too complicated to some of us, starting an online store...

Plantable Coffee Cup
Forests Growing From Paper Cups – A Story About Garbage, Epiphany And Green Future

About five years ago, a student from California was driving south on Californian Highway 101 when he noticed a shameful pile of garbage scattered next to the road. How annoyed the guy was, but that’s not the hook: what really important is that a brilliant idea crossed his mind: “What if each piece of trash could become a plant?” The name of this student was Alex Henige, and that’s how his bright idea of bio-recycling was born: to create a paper cup which could turn into a real plant...

How to start a Coffee Shop
Starting a Coffee Shop

Where can we all satisfy a burning desire for a cup of coffee, enjoy delicious pieces of crisp pastry and just have a lovely time in a calm atmosphere? You’re absolutely right – in a coffeehouse. A coffeehouse, or also known as a café or a coffee shop, is a HoReCa (Hotel/Restaurant/Café) type of food service establishments that usually serve various beverage and refreshment including tea, coffee, juice, different desserts, light cocktails, ice cream, sparkling drinks to name a few....