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					Business Plan for Organic
Farming
This Business Plan for an Organic Farming company allows entrepreneurs or business
owners to create a comprehensive and professional business plan. This template form
allows a business to outline the company's objectives and detail both current company
information as well as any past performance. Companies should include a complete
market analysis in their plan to help showcase why their business strategy will be
effective in the market. Future company plans, including production targets,
management strategy, and financial forecasting, should be used to demonstrate and
confirm that the company's short-term and long-term objective can and will be met. This
model plan can be customized to best fit the unique needs of any entrepreneur or owner
that is seeking to create a strong business plan.
                                [Company Name]




                                   [COMPANY NAME]
                                        [Address]
                                    [City, State ZIP]
                                    Contact: [Name]
                                 Phone: XXX-XXX-XXXX
                                  Fax: XXX-XXX-XXXX
                                 email: [Email Address]



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                                   Confidentiality Agreement



The undersigned reader acknowledges that the information provided by [Company Name] in
this business plan is confidential; therefore, reader agrees not to disclose it without the express
written permission of [Company Name].

It is acknowledged by reader that information to be furnished in this business plan is in all
respects confidential in nature, other than information which is in the public domain through
other means and that any disclosure or use of same by reader may cause serious harm or
damage to [Company Name].

Upon request, this document is to be immediately returned to [Company Name].




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Signature



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Name (typed or printed)



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Date




                  This is a business plan. It does not imply an offering of securities.

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                                                           Table of Contents



1.0 Executive Summary ...........................................................................................................................1
    Chart: Highlights...................................................................................................................1
  1.1 Objectives .......................................................................................................................... 1
  1.2 Mission............................................................................................................................... 2
  1.3 Keys to Success ................................................................................................................2
2.0 Company Summary ...........................................................................................................................2
  2.1 Company Ownership .........................................................................................................2
  2.2 Start-up Summary..............................................................................................................3
    Table: Start-up......................................................................................................................3
    Chart: Start-up......................................................................................................................4
3.0 Products...............................................................................................................................................4
4.0 Market Analysis Summary ................................................................................................................4
  4.1 Market Segmentation.........................................................................................................5
    Table: Market Analysis .........................................................................................................5
    Chart: Market Analysis (Pie).................................................................................................6
  4.2 Target Market Segment Strategy.......................................................................................6
  4.3 Industry Analysis................................................................................................................6
    4.3.1 Competition and Buying Patterns................................................................................7
5.0 Strategy and Implementation Summary .........................................................................................7
  5.1 SWOT Analysis..................................................................................................................7
    5.1.1 Strengths .....................................................................................................................7
    5.1.2 Weaknesses................................................................................................................7
    5.1.3 Opportunities ...............................................................................................................8
    5.1.4 Threats ........................................................................................................................8
  5.2 Competitive Edge...............................................................................................................8
  5.3 Marketing Strategy.............................................................................................................8
  5.4 Sales Strategy....................................................................................................................8
    5.4.1 Sales Forecast ............................................................................................................9
       Table: Sales Forecast.......................................................................................................9
       Chart: Sales Monthly ......................................................................................................10
       Chart: Sales by Year.......................................................................................................10
  5.5 Milestones........................................................................................................................11
    Table: Milestones ...............................................................................................................11
    Chart: Milestones ...............................................................................................................11
6.0 Management Summary ...................................................................................................................12
  6.1 Personnel Plan.................................................................................................................12
    Table: Personnel ................................................................................................................12




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7.0 Financial Plan....................................................................................................................................12
  7.1 Start-up Funding ..............................................................................................................13
     Table: Start-up Funding......................................................................................................13
  7.2 Break-even Analysis ........................................................................................................14
     Table: Break-even Analysis................................................................................................14
     Chart: Break-even Analysis................................................................................................14
  7.3 Projected Profit and Loss.................................................................................................15
     Table: Profit and Loss ........................................................................................................15
     Chart: Profit Monthly...........................................................................................................16
     Chart: Profit Yearly .............................................................................................................16
     Chart: Gross Margin Monthly .............................................................................................17
     Chart: Gross Margin Yearly................................................................................................17
  7.4 Projected Cash Flow........................................................................................................18
     Table: Cash Flow ...............................................................................................................18
     Chart: Cash ........................................................................................................................19
  7.5 Projected Balance Sheet .................................................................................................19
     Table: Balance Sheet .........................................................................................................19
  7.6 Business Ratios ...............................................................................................................19
     Table: Ratios ......................................................................................................................20

                                                                   Appendix

Table: Sales Forecast ..............................................................................................................................1
Table: Personnel ..........................................................................................................
				
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Description: This Business Plan for an Organic Farming company allows entrepreneurs or business owners to create a comprehensive and professional business plan. This template form allows a business to outline the company's objectives and detail both current company information as well as any past performance. Companies should include a complete market analysis in their plan to help showcase why their business strategy will be effective in the market. Future company plans, including production targets, management strategy, and financial forecasting, should be used to demonstrate and confirm that the company's short-term and long-term objective can and will be met. This model plan can be customized to best fit the unique needs of any entrepreneur or owner that is seeking to create a strong business plan.