How to Start a Food Business: 10 Easy Steps with Foodipedia

The journey to start a food business or developing a new product is exciting.

This guide is designed to break down every step, making it easy for you to understand and empowering you to bring your culinary dreams to reality.

Foodipedia is here to make the process simple and exciting with a guide that’s easy to follow.

1. Attend Our Beginner-Friendly Food Business Class

Start your culinary venture by attending a beginner-friendly food business class.

Gain valuable insights into the industry, from regulations to best practices.

2. Register Your Business (SSM)

Ensure your business is on solid legal ground by registering with the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM).

If you’ve already completed this crucial step, you’re one step ahead!

3. Choose Your Labeling Solutions

Select one of our labeling solutions that resonates most with your brand and product identity.

Foodipedia offers customizable options tailored to the unique needs of new entrepreneurs and product developers.

How to Start a Food Business: 10 Easy Steps with Foodipedia

4. Nutrition Facts Lab Test

Prioritize the quality of your product by sending at least 150g as a sample for a comprehensive lab test.

Our accredited laboratory ensures accurate and compliant nutrition facts for your product.

5. Foodipedia Labeling Details Form

We provide you with a simple details form based on your chosen services, so we know all your requirements.

You will also need to provide us with any necessary information to ensure all your label details are accurate.

6. Label Development

The team at Foodipedia works closely with you to develop labels that are not only visually appealing but also comply with regulatory standards.

Your assigned in-house food label regulatory advisor and professional food packaging designer are experts at aesthetics and compliance.

7. Finalize Your Labels

Review and finalize your labels to ensure they align with your brand identity while meeting all necessary regulatory requirements.

This step is super important, making sure your product looks great on the shelf and follows all the important industry rules for a successful launch.

8. Finalization and Confirmation

Once satisfied with your labels, confirm your decision to proceed with printing, production, packing, and preparing for sale.

If required, we’ll handle the printing process, ensuring your product is ready for production, packing, and its debut on the shelves.

How to Start a Food Business: 10 Easy Steps with Foodipedia

9. Create a Website

Establish a strong online presence by creating a user-friendly website with us.

Leverage it to generate traffic, engage with customers, and showcase your culinary creations to a wider audience.

10. Other Marketing Avenues

Dive into additional marketing avenues to enhance your brand’s visibility.

Foodipedia can assist with various marketing materials to effectively reach and captivate your target audience.

Foodipedia Guide to Starting a Food Business

For new business owners and product developers, launching a food business is made simpler with Foodipedia as your guide.

From labeling to website creation and beyond, our step-by-step guide ensures you’re well-equipped for success.

Turn your culinary dreams into reality with Foodipedia by your side!


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    This article is for informational and educational purposes only and does not constitute legal or professional advice. Although we strive to provide accurate general information, the information presented here is not a substitute for any kind of professional advice, and you should not rely solely on this information. Please opt for a one-to-one consultation with us or a relevant professional for your specific concerns regarding food business solutions in Malaysia before making any decisions.

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