Tea bag making business recommended to prepare a customized project report according to your budget and required production capacity. In business plan clearly fix the marketing strategy, business objective and mission statement.
Legal Compliance for Tea Bag Making Business:
In initiating the venture you will need to determine the legal pattern of the business. You can start with a registration of a One Person Company or you can register with LLP, Pvt Ltd or Ltd Company. Obtain Trade License from local authority. Apply for Pan Card. You will need to have Sales Tax registration. This type of small scale manufacturing doesn’t demand NOC from Pollution Control Board. Choose a memorable, catchy name of your brand.
Machinery and Raw materials for Tea Bag Making Business.
Tea Bag making machines form tea bags with string & tag from heat sealable filter paper. It’s an automatic operation where the bag forming filling, sealing and attachment of the string and tag is fully automatic. Easy to handle and operate equipped with all contact parts of stainless steel. Several operator friendly semi-automatic and fully-automatic machines are available in the market. Select machines as per your production requirement.
Check the warranty period:
Make sure you are buying machine which is meant for business is properly warranted, go for branded even if it costs you little expensive.
Selection of variety of tea is the main factor to get quality product in tea bag making business.
Organic tea, Green tea, Herbal Tea, Assam tea, Mixed Blended tea are the most popular tea variety generally used to make tea bags. Normally one tea bag holds approximately 1-4 ounces of tealeaves. Also you need to source the quality paper make tea bags from reliable suppliers. Other essentials are packaging materials like tags, pouches and card board packets.
Marketing Idea for Tea Bag:
As tea bags are consumer goods you need to be focused on creating brand equity, maximize brand visibility and promoting brand usage. You can start selling locally by establishing a distribution channel. Contact with the retail brands to have a tieup with your business.
In India hotels, restaurants, clubs, business houses, hospitality management companies are the major consumers of tea bags. You can go for some creative deigns of tea bags.
Register your product with different online shopping portal to attract online consumers. Create a non liner presence of your tea bag making business. Give some rich informative content there about several varieties of tea and their great tastes.
Congo!! Two years later, you are all set to an extent where Export can be considered.
— Aparna Singh (Production Manager: TATA TEA)
— Matsaeye Ishaque (Quality Analyst: Gangtok East Plantation)
(Author is an Export Entrepreneur, Journalist, Social Activist.