Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in food and beverage but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Bob Fox, Owner of Prep Kings, located in Des Moines, IA, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

We are a meal prep business that delivers all over few Moines and the surrounding areas. We also have a stand-alone downtown in local bites with a full menu and a grab-and-go cooler.

Tell us about yourself

I used to weigh 315 pounds and was looking to lose weight and gain muscle. I started prepping my own meals and thought it would be a good business model. I love cooking and feeding people, so we started a business. Our website offers 30 plus menu items with a weekly rotating menu.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Helping tons of people with their fitness goals and feeding them fresh ingredient meals.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Staffing and keeping the business going with the fluctuation in food costs. We try to make all of our meals very cost-effective so that we can help all walks of life.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

Don't do it….lol. It is a hard business to start and maintain.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

Prep Kings aims to provide nutritious, all-natural, quality meals that promote both physical and mental wellness. We use the highest quality ingredients available and carefully craft each meal so that it fuels the body and mind. Prep Kings nurtures and supports those who strive for a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle. Whether our customers are looking for the nutritious building blocks of a great physique or they've adopted a clean eating lifestyle, we provide a healthy, flavorful, never frozen product that rivals the convenience of our competitors with a superior product. We have redefined what it means to eat Healthy, Nutritious, and Flavor packed.

Where can people find you and your business?


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