Growing a Sustainable & Eco-friendly Candle Making Business
On the Make Episode 6 - Growing a sustainable and eco-friendly candle business with Amalia from The Botanical Candle Company
This episode we cover loads of topics starting with where the idea came from for The Botanical Candle company and how the business has grown to where it is now. We also discuss the opening of their new shop in Shaftesbury and the decision behind opening a bricks and mortar shop and growing a team.
One thing I really admire The Botanical Candle Company for is their branding and sustainably made products that are all wrapped up in eco-friendly packaging, all of which we discuss in this episode of On The Make.
IN THIS EPISODE WE COVER:
How Amalia got into making candles and where the idea for The Botanical Candle Company came from
Why soy wax is much better for us to burn in our homes over paraffin wax
How to company has grown to where it is now
Making the decision to open a bricks and mortar shop
Showing the inner workings and behind the scenes of your business
Using sustainable and eco-friendly packaging - thinking outside the box and finding new packaging solutions
How Amalia goes about finding wholesale sellers for her products and how she looks for on-brand partners to work with
The Botanical Candle Company brand - how to create a consistent brand
What a day in the life looks like at the Botanical Candle company shop
The Botanical Candle Company shop location - 6 The Commons, Shaftesbury SP7 8JU
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