Text 6. Hand Made Chocolates
1. Read the magazine article and say in 2-3 sentences what it is about.
The text is about Jane Turner, who decided to improve the quality of her life by starting her own chocolate business. She began to make cakes and chocolates and sent them to hotels and restaurants.
2. Why did Jane Turner start her business? Read aloud the extract which says about it.
3. How did her chocolate business develop?
She found a suitable building in the village and installed all the equipment. Her sister and a couple of her friends came to work with her and about six months later they were ready to start making cakes. After the cake business had began to do well and they were supplying hotels and restaurants on a regular basis. She began to make her own chocolates. When she had developed a good enough range of chocolates, she sent some to hotels and restaurants. They liked them and ordered more. That is how the chocolate making grew.
4. What mistakes did she make?
The biggest mistake was trying to sell her cakes and chocolates over the Internet.