Product Needs

  • Does the mason jar fill a psychological long term need? Is the product candy, vitamin or painkiller?
    • Organize kitchen cupboard
      • replace coffee mugs
      • replace plastic cups
      • safe to use in freezer, microwave and oven
      • investiment promote reuse
      • improve heal - avoid consuming plastics

Company Name Ideas

  • barefootbetters.com
    • slogan - Natural goods and supplies for a better life
    • DNS - ns1.siteground.net
  • Lousy Jar
  • Lousy Bottle
  • Marketing Ideas
    • Broken Bottle Weapon - Drop That Bottle
    • Chinese Water Torture - dripping water drive someone crazy
    • Russian Cocktail - Ocean 13 clip
    • Recyclers - people don't throw away these bottles so the recycle cartel is upset, cutting into their revenue
    • Mason Jar cartel upset with Lousy Jar, smear campaign - Louis Jars, should be called Lousy Jars (Parker Lewis Can't Lose)
    • Blender Bottle Market
        • BlenderBottle - patented BlenderBall wire whisk, shaker bottles, storage containers and accessories, founded by Steve Sorensen, 2020 revenue of $150 million
        • Smart Shake - Swedish company sells shaker bottles (Smart Shake Original), storage containers, and accessories for fitness enthusiasts, 2020 revenue $20 million
        • PhD - UK-based company that produces and sells sports nutrition products, including shaker bottles, protein powders, and other supplements. PhD's flagship product is the SmartShake Lite, which features a leak-proof design and a detachable storage compartment. Revenue $30 million
        • Hydra Cup - Salt Lake City, Hydra Cup Dual Shaker Bottle, $10 million revenue
        • Contigo - Chicago IL, Shake & Go Fit Shaker Bottle, which features a leak-proof design and a rounded bottom that makes it easy to clean, $50 million revenue
        • GNC - GNC Pro Performance Blender Bottle, which features a patented BlenderBall wire whisk and a leak-proof design, $1.2 billion
        • Avex - MixFit Shaker Bottle, which features a unique mixing system and a leak-proof design, $30 million
        • Cyclonecup - Cyclone Cup features a removable cyclone mixing system and a secure-screw on lid, $5 million revenue

Sales by Invoke Right Emotions

  • Steve Chou - Ecommerce brand workshop Day 1
    • What to think about when choosing a product
      • products that allow you to enjoy life and be more comfortable
      • alleviates pain or solves a problem
      • improves sexual companionship
      • elevates your status
      • protection and safety of loved ones
    • castcoverz.com and azurajewelry.com and studiocult.co and sunsharesolar.com.au and amandacreation.com and pollyplastics.com and saratogahomeonline.com (checkout this one)
    • Profit margin of 66%
    • Amazon reviews < 100 so not that competitive and means good nieche
    • Alibaba.com - find rough price say source for $6 and sell $30 on Amazon, that is a good product
    • How much will it cost for shipping and custom duties
    • (avg amazon sale price - true landed cost) / avg amazon sale price > 66% is good

Mason Jar Sizes

  • Mason Jar Sizes - Ball

Mason Jar Designs

Mason Jar Lid Designs

Mason Jar Lids Salad Dressings

  • Whiskware
    • Whiskware - Glass Salad Dressing

Mason Jar Lids

Mason Jar Lids - Soligt

Mason Jar Lid Sizes

Mason Jar Labels

Mason Jar Sleeves

Mason Jar Pour Spouts

Mason Jar Soap Dispenser

Wholesalers

Chalkboard Label Stickers

Almond & Peanut Butter

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Plastic Material

Product Image Ideas

Glass Containers

  • Needs
    • Thermal Shock Resistant - take glass bottle from fridge and pour hot water from water cooler into it
    • Lid spill/leak proof
    • Wide mouth - easily add spoon full protein & other powders, coconut oil, etc
    • Non-reactive container - essential oils, acid from lemons and other fruit
    • Easy to clean and reusable
    • Label - you can write on to reuse jar as piggybank, see Colcafe's Popular Glass Jar
  • ASTM C149-14(2020) Standard Test Method for Thermal Shock Resistance of Glass Containers

Glass Container Parts

  • Glass Packaging Institute - Container Parts

Borosilicate Glass

Retailers

Manufactures - China

Friend Bottles

  • email liam@friendbottles.com
  • Email friendbottles@163.com
    • Hello Friend Bottles,
    • I'm a buyer for www.barefootbakingsupplyco.com and we sell high quality kitchen products in Winston-Salem North Carolina retail store (720 Coliseum Dr, Unit 32, Winston-Salem NC 27106) and on our website. We have been in business since 2020. I'm reaching out to you to purchase 32 oz / 1000 ml mason jar with the following requirements
      • Leak proof - Continuous Thread - standard profile
      • Thermal shock resistant - possibly type 1 borosilicate glass, must go from refridgerator (4C) to boiling water (100C)
      • Impact resistant glass, thicker glass
      • anti-slip stippling on bottom
      • add custom emboss of our brand - Bare Foot Baking
    • Eventually will need these questions answered
      • What is your minimum order quantities (MOQ)
      • Please give me a quote for 500, 1000 and 5000 unit quantities
      • What are your lead times for manufacturing
      • What are your payment terms? 30% upfront and remaining upon completion
      • What are some of your existing customers in the United States of America
      • Are you a member of the Glass Packaging Institue (gpi.org)
    • Goals between Bakefoot Baking and Friend Bottles
      • agreed upon pricing structure based on volume of sales
      • develop a win/win relationship
    • Lotion Dispenser
    • can be boiled in boiling water
    • oven-safe mason jars
    • continuous thread lids
    • Mason Jar 32oz
  • Friend Bottles 350 ml bottle
  • Create a complete set of initial mold, forming mold, mouth mold, bottom mold, punch, cooler, funnel, air head, How to emboss or engrave your logo on the glass jars and glass bottles?

YCS

    • 100% Food Grade Silicone
    • No BPA, BPS, PVC, Latex, Plastics, Phthalates, Lead, Cadmium, or Formaldehyde
    • Silicone can stand -40F to +446F
    • YCS Silicone Cups

Barefoot Baking Supply Company

Manufactures

  • Bormioli Rocco
  • Bormioli Luigi in Hotel, Restaurant, Catering food service industry
  • Bormioli Pharma
  • SCHOTT
  • Sisecam
  • Glaskomponent in Sweden
    • Mikael Larsson, info@glaskomponent.se
    • “We're performing glass blowing and cold processing of borosilicate glass (Duran glass) as well as quartz glass with high precision and working after ISO 9000 guidelines”
  • Ardagh
  • O-I Glass (Owens-Illinois, Inc)
    • OI manufactures Type 3 glass containers for the food and beverage industry. “The most common glass is type III, which makes up 90% of glass production worldwide. With a treatment of sulfur on the inside, type III glass transforms into type II glass. Hence, it can be readily available too. Type I is less available due to its more excessive manufacturing process, which makes it more durable.” (Type I Glass vs Type II Glass vs Type III Glass)
    • Employees
        • “OI manufactures Type 3 glass containers for the food and beverage industry. Type 1 is not in our portfolio. It is however offered by Bormioli Rocco, Bormioli Luigi in the Hotel-Resturant-Catering space. Bormioli pharma, SCHOTT and Sisecam in other sectors. Unclear about Ardagh. This list is not exhaustive.
      • Andres Lopez, CEO at O-I Glass
      • Stefan Weinmann, Director, Global Corporate & Internal Communications at O-I Glass, stefan.weinmann@o-i.com
      • Leslie Orozco, Enterprise Strategy Communications Leader at O-I Glass, leslie.orozco@o-i.com
      • Don Delgrange, don.delagrange@o-i.com, CAD drawings
        • O-I Mason Jar Detail
      • Dale Burke, OIPS Sales & Marketing, dale.p.burke@o-i.com, 5200 Tennyson Pkwy, Suite 100, Plano TX 75024, 770-689-6698, www.o-ips.com
    • History
    • “We do sell glass jars; however, our stock jars are mostly recycled glass. We can manufacture with borosilicate glass with a MOQ of 200k units. If that is something you are interested in, please let me know more about the design specifications and we can look into production options for you. ”
    • Dana Whitmire, National Sales Manager, dana@couronneco.com, 512-339-7808 x202
      • 12617 Beltex Rd
      • Manor, TX 78653
    • contactus@glasscolabs.com
    • Mr. Sameer Jain, Glassco MD
    • Gurmit Kaur, customercare@glasscolabs.com
    • Jyoti Devi, crm@glasscolabs.com, Executive - Digital Marketing
    • Sales Glassco sales@glasscolabs.com,

Joydeep Roy joydeep@glasscolabs.com

Universities

Trade Shows

  • MyWifeQuitHerJob Ecommerce Channel by Steve Chou
    • How To Find Wholesale Suppliers in The US & China - COMPLETE Tutorial
      • Alibaba.com - directory of all Chinese & Asian Vendors
      • Global Sources - search engine for Chinese vendors
      • Jungle Scout - to find Dick's Sporting Goods suppliers
      • S&P Global
      • panjiva
      • Canton Fair in Guangzhou China - China Import and Export Fair of all Asian vendors since 1957, held twice a year.
      • Shipping costs
      • Import Taxes
      • Duties
      • USA Sellers Permit
      • Hire Freight Forwarder
      • Hire Customs Broker

How to contact manufactures

  • Rules of Engagement with Chinese Manufacturers
    • 1. Never contact them as the boss or owner, that I'm just a buyer for the company
    • 2. Never tell them that you don't know what you are doing, project confidence and decisive
    • 3. Don't ask stupid questions
    • 4. Never tell them that you are just getting started
    • 5. If website isn't up, tell them you are selling through retail stores and small kisoks.
    • 6. Never show them an incomplete website
    • 7. Ask about minimum order quantities (MOQ)
    • 8. Know how much I'm willing to buy and how often
      • Please give me a quote for this product in 500, 1000, 5000 and 10000 unit quantities
    • 9. Always ask for samples to evaluate product quality
    • 10. What are the lead times for manufacturing?
    • 11. What are your payment terms? Typically 30% upfront and remaining upon completion
    • 12. How long have you been in business?
    • 13. How large is your facility?
    • 14. What other related products do you manfacture?
    • 15. Who are some of your existing customers in the US?
    • 16. Goal - agree on pricing structure based on volume of sales
    • 17. goal is to develop a relationship.
    • Sample Script
      • My name is Jeff Jensen and I'm a purchasing agent for Barefoot Baking Supply Co, a store in USA that sells quality kitchen goods. My company is interested in carrying many of the items that you have to offer.
      • Specifically, I would like to get pricing and availablity for the following items
        • list the items and provide photos if you have them
      • If you could send us more information as well as your product catalog, lead times for manufacturing, and minimum order quantity (MOQ) I would greatly appreciate it.

Patents

Mason Jar Models

Mason Jar History

  • Manufactures - Ball, Kerr, Atlas

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Standards

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