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By Liz Hariton
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About

If you're like us, you're not the type to want to set your table from the box stores. Sucrose Sucrose's mission is to produce and sell updated, high-quality chinaware, that will be cherished and handed down from generation to generation. We're welcoming you into our family, and we hope you will welcome our products into your home.

Robots Pattern
We were inspired by the cover art of classic 50s and 60s science fiction novels. This pattern is more casual in subject matter, but with a popular, versatile color palette and a healthy dose of whimsy. Buy the whole set, a few mugs, or use one element as an accent to solid color dishes - with Robots, you can't really go wrong. Unless they become our overlords. But then you're not really going to be worried about what dishes you're eating off of, are you?

Hubble Pattern
Using actual images taken by the Hubble telescope, this pattern is designed to wow. At home anywhere from an elegant dinner party to a New Year's Eve buffet to a chess team's victory celebration to a make-out/Cosmos-watching party with your life size cardboard cutout of Neil deGrasse Tyson, Hubble will deliver.

Quality
Our dinnerware is all high-quality, dishwasher- and microwave-safe porcelain. The designs are applied under the glaze, so these pieces will last for decades.

Supply Chain
Our supplier is Maryland China Company, a 105-year-old fourth generation family business. Our products are manufactured in Eastern Europe, where a representative from Maryland China Company has an office to assist with technical issues and keep an eye on quality and working conditions. Dinnerware is sent over in a shipping container, sent to us, then shipped from our home to yours.

Maryland China Company
Maryland China Company

I know you're thinking "these guys are amazing and totally have it together! Why do they need me?" Two reasons: 1) for our first two patterns, our manufacturer has minimums we can't afford on our own, and 2) funding these patterns will give us the initial investment to start a full-fledged business with a catalog of patterns.

Risks and challenges

With the support of our supplier (a fourth generation company in business for 105 years), we are positioned to ensure very little will go wrong with production. Our supplier has access to many factories, and has strong on-going working relationships with all of them. If any unexpected issues do arise, this relationship will be key to getting everything resolved to prevent extra costs or delays. We already have the prototype made (showcased in our video) and our samples are on their way.

Cost management is an important part of any new business, and we are well placed to mitigate this risk by using Sam's extensive project management experience. We have also built our budget on conservative cost estimates and have teamed up with an accountant to support us.

From how to pack dishes efficiently and safely to selecting a shipping carrier for cost and reliable care, we'll have the advice and support of very experienced mentors. Bottom line: Our supply chain is ready to go! We're pretty sure we’ll be shipping in March 2016, but we hope it can be sooner!

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