Bellerbys Economics - Mr Stephenson

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Make Money From Chocolate

That's what 15-year-old Louis Barnett is doing. He started at 11-years-old making chocolate for his friends from a single toggle press - one bar of chocolate at a time. Now, he's starting his own factory and supplying Tescos and Sainsburys. He even employs his own parents. Read the BBC news article here:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/shropshire/7059552.stm

If you want to try it yourself, you can get the equipment here:

http://www.comparestoreprices.co.uk/childrens-cooking-accessories/unbranded-charlie-and-the-chocolate-factory-chocolate-maker.asp

Keep up to date with all the latest chocolate news here:

http://www.chocolatereview.co.uk/news.asp

If you have wondered why girls love chocolate so much - this article might help:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6558775.stm

Finally, don't forget the Bellerbys Business Club (BBC) - your Business Studies will be pleased to help you work through the problems in starting your own business or enterprise. Remember, there are four basic ways of running a business:

Buy-and-sell
Make-and-sell
Provide a service
Organise an event

When you have an idea of what you'd like to do, come and talk to us about it.

1 Comments:

  • I think it would be helpful if you visited:

    http://www.tiny.cc/

    :-)

    By Blogger chris, at 10:58 pm  

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