Coffee is not just a delicious drink that ends up being a hobby. Now, there are many coffee lovers who make their hobby ‘soft land’ to increase their income.
How could that be? Of course, I can. Many successful people start their business through hobbies. Therefore, with the recent spread of the coffee industry, many were initially just coffee drinkers who were long interested in running a business in the coffee world. Unfortunately, many felt defeated before the war due to stumbling over large capital. In fact, if you only knew that starting a business in the coffee world, you don’t just have to spend a large amount of capital, but also be keen to see opportunities. Want to know four business ideas in the world of coffee without capital around your waist? Here are some of these businesses.
Cold Brew Business
You can take advantage of the trend of cold brew or cold brew coffee that is currently booming, you can take advantage of it by creating your own cold brew brand. You don’t need a big cafe or coffee shop, what you need is the ability to sell through social media marketing which is really very effective. The capital? You only need a cold brewer that costs from two hundred thousand (like the Hario Mizudashi Coffee Pot) to millions (Dutch Lab). There are several cold brew or cold drip makers that you can choose according to your pocket and needs. Some cold brew entrepreneurs even use a manual pour over brewer to mix their coffee. In addition to the brewing equipment, you also have to experiment with some coffee beans that match your cold brew brand. For this matter, it is advisable to ask an expert. Don’t forget to think about attractive bottles and packaging so that the public’s attraction to buy becomes stronger. How? This business does not require large capital, you know.
Coffee Bean Seller
For this one business, it is very possible not to spend any capital at all. All you need is a connection with roasters, coffee factories and coffee farmers. What do you need? All you need is to resell their coffee beans to various people (either to a coffee shop or to individuals). Of course you will get a decent profit because you buy the seeds at a cheaper price than first hand. Before selling what you need is the accuracy of choosing which seeds are the best and worth selling. If possible, you can rebrand these coffee beans with your own brand. This way you can easily have a coffee bean trading business with a low capital.
Manual Coffee Shop
Even though it’s simple, it doesn’t mean the coffee shop you are going to build is not of high quality. Coffee shops are not only about expensive espresso machines, luxurious sofas and a fancy place with hundreds of millions of rupiah in capital. If you really intend to make a quality coffee shop, you can create a coffee shop concept with a manual brewer. All the coffee tools that you will use in your coffee shop are worth nothing. To produce espresso, you can buy a Presso Skirt or Bellman as a substitute. No electricity needed, right? In addition, provide complete brew manuals such as V60, Chemex, Aeropress and others. You also don’t need to sell heavy food menus because your coffee shop is really devoted to coffee menus like a specialty coffee shop. See? Who says building a coffee shop is always expensive?
Coffee Truck or Coffee Cart
In Indonesia, it seems that coffee carts are still rare or the cool term is coffee trucks selling coffee by walking around and hanging out on the side of the road. Abroad itself (especially Europe, America and Australia) this is commonplace. You can start this business with low capital. First, determine what coffee menu you want to sell, whether it’s just cold brew or other hot coffee drinks. If you have determined it’s time to make a cart that can be driven by motorbike or bicycle. Make a design that is as attractive as possible and looks striking from a distance. It is certain that the coffee truck business will be very interesting because the perpetrators are still few.
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