Update on the Business!

It’s been a little bit since I have posted here, and that’s a good and bad thing. Good thing, I’ve been incredibly busy! Bad thing: when you have an online based business, your Web site is your face, so I know I have to dedicate more time to updating these pages with recipes, events, and general fun things we have going on!

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Chris Kay
Economic Development

One project can tick off multiple goals, which is why I am loving the import business so much. A main goal for starting this business was to promote economic development in Greece. Since the financial crisis has hit Greece, its been a horror show. Unemployment over 25%, youth and young unemployment near 50%, brain drain, loss of 18,000 state paid and educated doctors, and a plummeting birth rate.

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Chris Kay
Business begets Business

There is a lot to learn when starting something new, and doubly so when its a business. You have the idea and concept, then putting that into motion requires the technical parts you have to put in place. Tax information, banking information, marketing, its a lot.

Which got me to thinking, just in the early going, how many businesses/organizations am I using for my business? And I was a little shocked to think of it that way.

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Chris Kay
Almost a Week In

Thank you!

Almost a week in, and I sold out of what I had on hand. Trust me, its a fun email to send to my supplier: “Hey, I sold out just from word of mouth, send more!”

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Chris Kay
The Journey Begins

This endeavor started for a lot of reasons, and we’ve learned a lot, getting into international commerce, learning a business, and trying to get this off the ground.

After nearly a year of work, we have (quietly) launched with out first product, honey from the Island of Crete in Greece.

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Chris Kay