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Sell candy online

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Why sell candy online

Selling candy online in the Philippines can be a profitable business due to the country’s love for sweets and snacks. The demand for candies and chocolates is high, especially during special occasions and holidays such as Christmas and Halloween.

Apart from the country’s large population and love for sweets, it also has a growing middle class with higher purchasing power, who are willing to spend on premium and imported candy brands.

Moreover, special occasions such as holidays, birthdays, and weddings are big events in the Philippines, where candy is a popular gift or party favour, making it a year-round demand for businesses.

How to sell candy online in 5 steps

1. Build your online store

Create your brand using a business name generator and logo maker (if you have not decided) then choose a theme to suit your branding.

2. Publish product pages

Upload your product images and descriptions to showcase your products to drive conversions.

3. Choose your shipping methods

Connect to Shopboxo Delivery and use delivery service providers that has been integrated into the system.

4. Select your payment gateway

Choose from multiple payment gateways and e-wallets (Gcash, Maya, GrabPay) to receive payments from your customers securely.

5. Promote your online candy store

Market your brand through social media platforms, email marketing, and other marketing channels to boost sales.

Mobile interface of an online candy store with order and payment boxes
Online Candy Store Sample Merchant

We'll help you find the path to success

Effective management

Make mass edits in batches when uploading your products, or updating your order statuses. Save time by managing your inventory in one platform.

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Unified delivery system

Our platform makes it easy to schedule and fulfill deliveries all in one place, without the need to visit multiple websites for shipping quotes.

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Secure payments

Shopboxo ensures that all payments are collected and deposited safely into your bank account, eliminating the need for your customers to worry about manual bank transfers.

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Work on any device

Manage your store on any device. You can publish your inventory on desktop at the comfort of your home or on your mobile on-the-go.

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Learn more about selling candy online

Is there any legal requirements to sell candy online?

Candy are considered food products so always check with the relevant authorities if permits are required to operate this type food business. In the Philippines, apart from complying with the food safety regulations set by the Department of Health (DOH), you need to also register with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) if you plan to operate a business in the country.

What are the platforms to sell candy online?

You can sell candy on online marketplaces like Shopee and Carousell where you can leverage on their wide audience reach to build your online candy business. If you wish to set up your own online store to sell candies, ecommerce builder like Shopboxo has the features to turn your dream into a reality.

How can I ensure that my candy products are fresh and of good quality?

While candies are easier to handle as compared to fresh produce and cooked food, it is still important to comply with the necessary guidelines like handling and storage. Another important thing to take note is the expiration date policy, since candies are able to store for a long period of time. So always check the expiration date of your candies before sending out your orders.

How to package and deliver my candy products safely to customers?

Always invest in airtight packaging and containers to use for sending your candies to customers. This is to preserve the freshness and prevent any damage to the package during transit.

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