The Bakery business journey begins with The Beginning phase, where entrepreneurs can kickstart their bakery with a modest investment of R500. This phase emphasises the commitment and passion of individuals in the baking industry. The U Can Company fulfils its role by providing entrepreneurs with support, resources, and access to the Fusion application, which offers mentorship and necessary tools for running their businesses. Through this collaboration, entrepreneurs gain the confidence and skills needed to establish themselves in the bakery industry.
After successfully completing The Beginning phase, entrepreneurs can progress to the Starter Pack phase by investing R15,000. In this phase, individuals receive a comprehensive starter pack that includes baking equipment, ingredients, and branding materials to enhance the quality and presentation of their baked goods. The U Can Company continues to provide support through the Fusion application, offering mentorship and industry expertise. This investment enables entrepreneurs to elevate their baking capabilities, expand their product range, and create a positive impact on the community through delicious and innovative baked goods.
The Micro Friendchise phase presents entrepreneurs with the opportunity to explore micro commercialization and expand their bakery businesses. With an investment of R49,950, entrepreneurs can open multiple bakery outlets, diversify their product offerings, increase their workforce, or even explore franchise opportunities. The U Can Company plays a pivotal role in this phase by providing training, marketing support, and strategic guidance through the Fusion application. This expansion phase not only brings financial growth for the entrepreneur but also contributes to job creation, local economic development, and the pleasure of freshly baked goods for the community.
The Boza phase represents the final stage of the Bakery business growth journey. Entrepreneurs in this phase invest R250,000 or more to achieve full commercialization and expand their business beyond geographical boundaries. The U Can Company provides comprehensive support, including scaling strategies, operational guidance, and branding assistance through the Fusion application. This phase propels entrepreneurs into a wider market, attracting a larger customer base, and generating increased revenue. It brings significant economic benefits, such as job creation, increased local spending, and a thriving bakery industry that contributes to the overall development of the community.