The goal of the thesis is to develop a business plan for an instant natural food replacement operating on the Czech market, analyse the potential and feasibility of this business idea and calculate the financial estimates of the business. In the first part of the thesis, theoretical background on business planning is mapped with special focus on recent developments such as canvas business model, lean canvas and lean startup approach. This is followed by business plan structure which serves as a base for the practical part. Last topic of the theoretical part summarizes current trends in the food industry and especially market with functional food, dietary supplements, powdered food replacement, and anticipated future developments. The practical part of the thesis is constituted by the business plan for the startup selling natural powdered meal-replacement on the Czech market. The goal of this part is to verify the business model by conducting a customer survey, assess the market potential, develop the company strategy and analyse its feasibility based on the financial model for potential use by external stakeholders.
entrepreneurship; healthy diet; super-food; business plan; instant meal replacement