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What a third-party food delivery and technology platform offers homebased food businesses

There are many benefits to partnering with a third-party home-based food delivery platform in Canada. For one, it instantly boosts your online accessibility and exposure. And perhaps the greatest benefit: it takes the logistical burdens of actually coordinating delivery software, processes, and personnel off of your plate. It also provides useful customer data for your home-based food business, which […]

Opening a Home-Based Food Business is a Low Risk Business Model

On average, opening a brick and mortar restaurant can cost upward of $375,500 (RestautantOwner.com). In comparison, the cost to get started on home-based food business is FREE! Platers Inc. does require all cooks on the platform to have Food Handler Certification, which only costs $19.99 to get started. By opening a microenterprise home-based low risk […]

Platers On-Demand Delivery Service

It has been a busy year at Platers Inc. and the team is ready to add further value to the services we offer. Logistics of homemade food is where most homemade food startups often fail. This is due to the fact that many home cooks are selling food from home as a second source of […]

Start Your Homemade Food Business in Alberta

Under Alberta’s new regulations in 2020, Albertans can sell low risk home prepared foods without requiring a permit, commercial kitchen, or routine inspection! Finally! What are Low Risk Foods? Low-risk foods are shelf-stable such as; bread, biscuits, cereals, cookies, honey pies, pickled vegetables, dried fruits, popcorn and cakes (not cream or cheesecakes). Whole fresh fruits […]

Edmontontonian’s Garbage Contains Nearly 25% Food Waste

In Canada, approximately 47% of all food waste is produced at the consumer level. Amounting to over $31 billion in losses or about $1,760 annually per family of four. This is wasting natural and human resources used to grow, produce, process, and transport the food. Leading to environmental, economic, and social implications. Environmentally, food waste […]

9 Simple Steps to Keep Your Home Kitchen Clean

Have you ever heard the phrase, ‘A clean home is a happy home?’ Well this phrase especially applies to the heart of the home, better known as the kitchen. Whether you’re cooking for your loved ones or cooking for hungry customers who ordered from your menu on the Platers App, maintaining a clean kitchen is […]

Studies Show Homemade Food is Healthier

A Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research study shows that people who frequently cook meals at home eat healthier and consume fewer calories than those who cook less.  Researchers evaluated more than 9,000 meals prepared at home.  On average, homemade meals contain more vegetables, less carbohydrates, and less fat than any other meal.  Study researchers […]


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