Kauai Coffee Agricultural Business Plan Competition

Planning for Profitability

Introducing the Kaua`i Coffee Agricultural Business Plan Competition

If you are an existing food and agriculture related business that would like to grow to the next level, or you’d like to start a new business in this sector, you definitely want to check out the Kaua`i Coffee 2011-2012 Agricultural Business Plan Competition!  KEDB is proud to invite the entire Kaua`i food and ag community to take advantage of the excellent training and expertise, unique networking and collaborative resources, access to funding and exposure to potential investors, and much more offered by this Competition.

Announcement of October 2011 Competition Informational Sessions

Find the flyer, copies of the PowerPoint presentations, and other information about the islandwide informational sessions held throughout the month of October

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Competition

This FAQ document will elaborate on the most frequently asked questions that we’ve received about the Competition.

Feasibility Summary Workshop – Announcement & Workshop Documents

Businesses and other individuals interested in entering the Competition can find the PowerPoint Presentations, Competition Rules & Guidelines, Competition Official Entry Packet, and more information here.

Distinguished Judges Panel

Phase II – Orientation Session – 03/01/12

Phase II Teams and auditing teams can find Orientation Session documents here:

Phase II – Course Handouts

Teams in the “How to Write a Business Plan” course can find handouts, course materials, and other very useful resources here.

03/06/12: Round #1 Presentations

03/13/12: Packaging, Marketing and Sales

03/20/12: Production and Food Safety/Security

03/27/12: Cost Production and Info Reconnaissance and Reseach

   CTAHR – Cost Production Poster

04/03/12: Round #2 Presentations

04/10/12: Financials 
04/17/12: UH Agribusiness Incubator Program, Bookkeeping, Inventory
   Susan Tai Kaneko’s Presentation
   Helpful Links
04/24/12:  Final Class Session — Wrap up and Preview to Finals
   Resource Books on Business Planning in Agriculture:
   Cost of Production Spreadsheets:
   You can find many CoP spreadsheets at the the following UH CTAHR webpage: