Ice Cream Equipment / June 21, 2018 / Millie Torrez
Buy wholesale ingredients and supplies, such as cups, napkins and spoons, from a restaurant supply distributor. You can save money on equipment and furniture by browsing print and online-classified ads or buying quality, used items. Whenever possible, purchase the toppings and ingredients for your frozen yogurt locally to save on transportation costs.
Register the health and retail permits required to open a food business in your area. Depending on where you live, you may need an assumed name certificate, sales tax permit, food manager certification, food-handler permits or a food enterprise license. Contact your state's health department and small business development center to find out what business documentation you need.