Starting Wholesale Confectionary Business

Sweets have special relation with humanity way back even in prehistoric times. And this romance with confectionary still endures today and corporately speaking is a big business worldwide.

If you want to start a wholesale business and want a product that will really sell then choose confectionary. Read on why and how you can do it.

People like sweet. This simple statement is tested already through history and times. Historians cannot precisely tell when was the first time people (ancient people) invented confectionary and developed a taste for sweets but they are all in unison in telling that the history of humanity with sweets come way back during the time of prehistoric era. And this romance with confectionery still endures and continues as of the present time what with the chocolate retail business reaching a staggering $19 billion a year and annually increasing in demand by 3.5%. If you are an adept budding entrepreneur then this simple history of confectionery is a good motivation for you to get into the business of starting a wholesale confectionary business.

But before you plunge into the real world of building your empire as a confectionary mogul, here are some tips about wholesale business and the product you are about to sell which is confectionary.

Basic 101 of Starting Wholesale Confectionary Business

The obvious and first thing that one should know about the basic of starting a wholesale confectionary business is the difference of wholesale selling and retail selling. It must be understood that in retail selling the income and revenue of the company rest on the numbers of products being sold to consumers. Now in wholesale selling, the point here is to sell in volumes to different retailers.

When this is already understood then knowing that selling in volumes means the need for the business to have a spacious operating space to produce and store products, which is in this case confectionary. The need of space cannot be overemphasize since this is where the production and storage of the products are handled.

Creating a Vast Array of Candies when Starting Wholesale Confectionary Business

The world of confectionary production especially wholesaling is vast and varied. There are a lot of products from where a company can choose to produce and wholesale candies and chocolate. To name a few a company can wholesale hard candies (boiled sweets), fudge, toffee, pralines and brittle. It is advisable when starting wholesale confectionary business that a company can produce one or two of these kinds of confectionary and from there inventory them for wholesaling to the retailers. In this kind of business strategy, starting a wholesale confectionary business does not start and end with one kind of confectionary product but can cater to the different needs of the industry.


  • wgold said on January 22, 2011
    i want to do confectionery wholesaler business in thatta city sindh pakistan
  • devinder garg said on September 11, 2011
    want to start a new whole sale confectionery shop in kanpur , uttarpradesh, India.
  • H. Baig said on February 7, 2013
    We are planning to start wholesale business in Mysore City. Any help in locating manufacturers of popular chocolates, biscuits and other candies?
  • aslam rao said on July 2, 2013
    I want to start wholesale confectionery business in bungahayat pakpattan punjab.
  • stacie buckley said on October 27, 2015
    Taihape New Zealand 4720
  • Sahil said on May 5, 2017
    Want to start confectionery store in Pitampura new delhi
  • paresh said on March 21, 2018
    i want to do chocolate wholesale business in junagadh gujrat, india


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