How To Start A Profitable Meat Pie Business In Nigeria.
Meat pie business in Nigeria.
This business has been trending ever since I was a little boy, till day money is been made as usual even more.
To set up a profitable Meat pie business in Nigeria requires little skill in production, in fact, it requires no skill except you want to make something good.
WHAT IS MEAT PIE
Meat Pie is a tasty snack made from flour powder, meat with some others ingredients, it is been taken with soft drinks for launch and desert.
A meat pie is rich in protein, vitamins, and minerals as well.
IMPORTANCE OF MEAT PIE SNACKS.
- It is a quick ready to get snacks.
- It is less expensive considering the vitamins and mineral it gives.
- It can be taken at any time, by anyone.
- It has no limit on consumption.
IMPORTANCE OF STARTING MEAT PIE BUSINESS IN NIGERIA.
- It makes money fast.
- Its demand is very high.
- It Gives over 50% profit.
- It is not stressful to produce.
- The ingredients are not hard to get.
- It requires no special skill to start.
- It requires no school certificate to operate.
- Meat pie business is a business for anyone and age.
PROFIT POTENTIALS OF MEAT PIE BUSINESS.
This business if very profitable judging from the way young people rush into the sales of meat pie today.
From what smartincomepro gathered, the profit in this meat pie business is over 50% and it goes over 150% depending on the place you get your raw materials from and your target market as well.
REQUIREMENT FOR STARTING A MEAT PIE BUSINESS IN NIGERIA.
Below are the major things you need for this meat pie production business.
Capital is a basic requirement for any business with a vision of growth.
Meat pie business is not as demanding as other business, With a little amount of money about N20k you can kick-start the meat pie business and make double the money in your first sale.
FEASIBILITY STUDY OF MEAT PIE.
Before you start any business it is a tradition to study those already in the business. My father uses to tell me, “If you want to know the way ahead, ask those who are returning”.
The feasibility study will help us know the amount of the raw materials, it will also help us know the possible price for each meat pie.
You will know your targeted market and learn how to package.
BUY NEED EQUIPMENT TO MAKE MEAT PIE.
- Baking Sheets
- Frying pan
- Dough Cutter
- Rolling pin.
- 4 Bowls for all mixing.
- A pastry Brush.
RAW MATERIALS FOR MEAT PIE.
- Irish potato
- Vegetable Oil
- Maggi Cube
LEARN HOW TO PREPARE MEAT PIE.
If you are okay learning from articles like me, then this is your final search, because this post will show you how to prepare meat pie easily.
If you find it hard to learn from articles, then you will have to visit a place close to you where they make meat pie to learn. Once you learn how to prepare meat pie then you can skip this steps below to proceed with how to start a profitable meat pie business in Nigeria.
PREPARE THE MEAT PIE FILLINGS.
- Grind the meat into particles.
- Scrap your carrot and wash.
- Peel Irish Potatoes and cut into cubes.
- Chop your pepper, garlic, and onions.
- Turn on your fire source to the medium
- Put your frying pan of oil on the fire.
- pure your chopped pepper, garlic and onions into the hot oil.
- Fry the mixed pepper, garlic, and onions till they become lighter in color.
- Now, add a little water.
- Add your Maggi cube, Curry, and thyme.
- After 10 minutes of boiling Add the chopped potatoes and carrot.
- keep in the fire until the potatoes are cooked.
- You should now dissolve 1 tablespoon of flour in a little water.
- Add it to the filling on fire and stir very well till it becomes sticky.
- Now, bring it down to cold.
PREPARE THE MEAT PIE DOUGH.
- Collect the quantity of flour needed and sieve it.
- Add required baking powder and a pinch of salt, then mix thoroughly.
- Add blue band or margarine to the mixture and mix it very well until it looks like
- broken bread particles.
- Add water little by little to your mixture until it forms a thick paste.
- If its too thick add water, If it too light add flour.
- Beat the Dough and let it rest for 30 minutes.
COMBINE THE DOUGH AND THE FEELING.
- Now, roll the dough on a table with a rolling pin.
- Use a cooky cut-off frame to cut out a circular shape.
- Put half tablespoon of the filling to the middle of the smooth dough.
- Apply the whisked eggs at the edge of the cutout circular dough using a pastry
- Close it to form a semi-circle, then use a fork to tighten the edge of the dough.
MEAT PIE BAKING.
Apply margarine or blue band on the baking tray
Use an oven to bake meat pie for 45-50 minutes until the color turns brown.
It is normal if you don’t have an oven, even bakery today don’t the special oven what most of them use is the locally made oven.
Use a charcoal stove (preferable), place a pot that you don’t use anymore on the fire.
Look for fine gravels and stones and put them in the pot.
Put your pan of with meat pie on it in the pot and cover.
Check it regularly, and drop when the color changes to brown.
HAVE A GOAL.
Goal setting in a business helps the business to grow rapidly. This will give you a focus on what you really want. Goal setting act as a catalyst for success in a particular business.
For your meat pie business, you can set a goal like “In net 3months I want to be selling over 40 meat pie daily” or “Next year I will be a major distributor on meat pie to schools supermarkets and eateries”.
Goals like the above really help to remind your spirit to fight its lazy and careless self until to take a step towards the goal set.
HAVE A TARGET MARKET.
If you are starting up as a new meat pie seller, you will need to have a list of your target market. If you try a market and it did not yield result, then you should try the other ones.
You can make a list like.
MEAT PIE MARKET STRATEGY.
This business is usually done in a show-glass. The show-glass display the meat-pie while protecting them from flys and dirt. This has been the meat pie market strategy for years and nobody seem to have an idea to change or improvement over the years.
You can start with your own strategy but be sure to change if it does not work out as expected.
CHALLENGES IN MEAT PIE BUSINESS.
Just like every other business, meat pie production business is most times face with one challenge or the other.
The major challenge of this meat pie business is the rise in the price of raw materials.
The other is the non-availability of Irish potatoes that is seasonal.
Also, meat pie has a very short lifespan (It last just for days).
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
Never set out to do something if you don’t have an expectation, Never expect anything if you don’t set out to do something.
The world of successful business is bound within this circle and only those in the circle can really make it out as a success story tomorrow.
Don’t dream to tell your story, rather dream to be the story you would love to tell.
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