Alternative Flours Pilot Project

The Belizean diet is based on wheat flour and not a grain of wheat is planted in Belize. We propose to introduce alternatives to wheat flour like breadfruit flour, cassava flour, Plantain flour and banana flour. Planting the necessary acreage and processing of Breadfruit and cassava into flour.
Name
John M.
Last name
Arana
At what stage is your proposal?
Idea phase
What category/categories do you want to address with your idea?
Employment
Describe the need or problem you want to address
Provide alternatives to wheat flour. Belizean diet based on wheat flour and not a grain of wheat planted in Belize. Provide gluten free options. Fresh ingredients better nutrition.
What is the main product or service you will offer?
Alternative Flour products: Breadfruit Flour, Cassava Flour, banana flour. Frozen breadfruit slices, frozen cassava.
Briefly describe the community or population that will benefit from your solution and how do you plan to involve them in the project
The general population of Belize especially those seeking alternatives to wheat flour our flour blends. There is need for employment and import substitution.
Does your proposal have a business model (i.e. strategy to generate revenue)? Please describe
Revenue will be generated from the sale of the products. Business plan and breakeven analysis need to be conducted.

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Hi John, my name is Melissa. I am happy to read your proposal and your interest in contributing from your knowledge to the benefit of Belize. You have an excellent idea, and I think it has a lot of potentials. I leave here some questions and comments. Try to capture within your thoughts how your proposal helps reduce the problem of crime and violence since it is the objective of this challenge. Have you thought about who would buy your product? Where to sell it? It is essential to start thinking about how much money you will need to invest in starting with this initiative. Remember that you have until January 12th to make changes to the platform, before the call is closed.
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