One of the easiest ways to make a dull food taste great is to add a topping: a spice or a herb. A little dill here, a lot of basil there. Cilantro, cumin and very healthy spices like turmeric have been around for ages helping to improve the taste of foods around the world. Spices are so popular, ground black pepper is found on almost every table in restaurants throughout the United States.
Are you looking for a way to spice up your bank account? How would you like a business selling herbs and spices? To do this, you will need to learn how to grow things that can be sold and eaten. A business in consumables is usually a good market. Moreover, you do not have to travel by ship to bring spices to your clients.
With hard work and diligence, you can earn a crown jewel of a business. Your first investment will be into a location where you can properly grow your spices or herbs. You can start small, but keep in mind that this is the heart of your business. A small greenhouse is a great start. If you live in the south, you can get bay leaves free from bay trees that are abundant in the area.
Your goal is to sell seeds, plants, plant parts and fresh, preserved, and dried herbs. With the high cost of spices and herbs in the market – you have an opportunity to create a premium product, target some unique markets and capitalize on the sale of herbs and spices.