Business At A Glance
Startup Costs: $10,000 – $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No
Equipment needed to make cotton candy can bepurchased secondhand for as little as $2,000, and starting a part-timebusiness that makes and sells cotton candy is a great little businessfor enterprising entrepreneurs to tackle. In addition to the cottoncandy making equipment, a small trailer converted into a booth forsales will also be required to get the business up and rolling. Oncethe trailer has been outfitted with the equipment, supplies andadvertising signs, there are numerous locations to set up at in everycommunity. Excellent locations include flea markets, sporting events,public markets, fairs, beach locations, parks, community events andparades. A cotton candy sales cart, trailer or kiosk can be operated onweekends only and still generate sales of $1,000 per day.