How To Start A Food Delivery Service In Ghana

Food is highly essential to human growth all over the world, there is more to food than eating hamburger, candy, ice- cream and so many other junk food.

Food is made up of nutrients which gives us energy and they help build up our body as we grow.

More than half of the population of people in the nation are made up of working class people and also with the heavy traffic situation especially in west Africa, residents barely have time for themselves.

Most working class women can’t afford to spend out of their time to cook food during the week and so this makes food delivery service a good business for smart entrepreneur.

As a smart entrepreneur, you could make money from food delivery service, due to people’s tight schedule, they often don’t have time to go out to get something to eat especially at raining season even from their work place too.

Do you believe you can make huge profit doing this business, averagely you can make up to two hundred thousand profit monthly.

The steps you need to take are very
simple and they are listed below as

Start up Capital

Food delivery service is not an expensive business to start

Budget on the
food preparation aspect, this is referred to as your Start up


You need to locate a good environment where you can start
your food delivery service,

specifically, a metropolitan area
with a high profile record is the best place to start a food
delivery service.

Create your business name

Register you business name, this is necessary so that you
don’t share the same name with other people of same like
minds, food express is one of the leading name in this

Get License

Get a license from the health department, when it comes to
food or any intake, there are some regulatory bodies in
charge of issuing license to those people who are into this
type of business, in short you can get your license if you
are starting big from National Agency for Food And Drug
Administration and Control under the federal ministry of
health or from your local government.


Advertise your business, even if you have all it takes to
start this business and you neglect advert, believe me your
business might not flourish to the extent where you expect
it to reach.

Advertisement is very important in any business
this will help you reach out to your potential customers.
You could place your advert online ie through world wide
web, through fliers, through newspapers or any other means
of advert you can think of, you need to display pictures of
sumptuous meals on every of your advert, it will definitely
invite prospective customers.

Fix your prices

When fixing your price, make sure your charges are
affordable and also make it freindly, always remember there
are competitors out there, if your services are not
affordable your customers will surely switch to your

Create a website

This website will allow customers to place their orders

You must display menus,and prices online for easy

Hire Staff

Main reason you will need to hire staff is that if you can’t afford
to buy a vehicle to deliver food to your customers from the
beginning of this business, you can hire cab drivers, tricycle
riders, or power bike riders to help you in delivering food to
your customers, also if you are growing you will need more
hands in the kitchen and in the delivery process.

Note, to get
the best services from your staff, make sure you don’t owe
them salaries or wages because if you do you won’t get the
effectiveness from them and this will definitely affect your
business.Pay your staff salary/wages promptly.


Be prepared to expand your business outside the state you
started from because you will be surprised at the rate your
business will grow if you offer good and quality services to
your customers, they will be the one to introduce you to their
family members, friends, neighbors and even to those who are
not within the same state with them, so always think of

Customer Care

Always have it mind your business is flourishing because
God wants it to, that is why you have customers who will
always need your service, so, you need to always make
them happy by providing quick service with smiles this will
make them feel safe to eat the meals you have packaged
for them, Listen to your customers’ complain or requests
because it will help you serve them better, Learn to always
meet you customers demands and watch your business

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