From a competition standpoint I wonder whether the instructors will look kindly on your idea of outsourcing production for most of your product. I'm not sure what the requirements are for the assignment or who judges the competition but it seems like the kind of thing that wouldn't score big points in a competition unless you could articulate the economic advantage of that arrangement.
It worked for Boston Beer Co. It is definately economically viable and the whole point of a business plan is to show economic advantage anyway.
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