12 Most Profitable Business Ideas in Ramadan, Must Try!

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14 March 2023
12 Most Profitable Business Ideas in Ramadan, Must Try!

The holy month of Ramadan is a perfect moment to open a business. There are many businesses in the month of Ramadan that you can try to earn rupiah coffers in order to welcome Eid.

So, what are some business ideas in Ramadan that we can try and have a chance to make a lot of profit? Read more in the following article!


12 Business Ideas in the Most Profitable Month of Ramadan!

Confused about what business to open? You can make the following 13 business ideas in the month of Ramadan one of the choices!

1. Fried Business

The first business idea in the month of Ramadan is to open a fried business. Who is not familiar with this one business? The taste is crunchy, and savory, with various shapes and choices, making fried foods often chosen as a mandatory menu when breaking the fast.

You can start a fried business with small capital, even with only 100 thousand rupiahs! If you're worried that the fried food you're making won't sell well, you can start selling it by opening a pre-order system and then offering it to neighbors, relatives, or even online for areas close to where you live.

2. Worship Equipment Business

The month of fasting is the right time to multiply good deeds and collect rewards. Not surprisingly, the demand for worship equipment tends to increase this month.

Some of the items of worship that have the highest purchases include mukenas, prayer mats, Al Qur'an, caps, and tasbih.

3. Food Catering Business

The third business idea is food catering. This business is considered quite sustainable in the realm of the f&b business, especially when the month of Ramadan arrives where you are more likely to receive lots of orders.

Generally, orders that come in are food menus for breaking the fast together. The more connections you have, the greater your chances of receiving orders. Most importantly, make sure to always be confident, maintain food quality, and establish good communication.

4. Takjil Business

Towards breaking the fast, generally, people will travel outside or another term, namely ngabuburit to look for various types of food and drinks. Not surprisingly, when entering the month of Ramadan you will easily find takjil sellers around your place.

Well, you can also sell by selling a different menu but still attractive and much sought after by people. For example cantaloupe ice, compote, fried foods, and many more. To start this business, the capital is quite minimal, you can start from Rp. 100,000 - Rp. 200,000 and start selling in front of your house or take part in leaving selling goods to stalls.

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5. Selling Dates

Dates are one of the recommended foods to eat when breaking the fast. Contains complex carbohydrates, vitamins, fiber and minerals, making dates a fruit that is perfect for consumption when breaking the fast. In addition, eating dates when breaking the fast is considered sunnah.

Types of Dates Most Liked by People:

  • Ajwa Dates

  • Medjool Dates

  • Degleet Noor Dates

  • Sukkari Dates

  • Safawi Dates

  • Lulu Dates

6. Fruit Juice

Apart from dates, a business idea in Ramadan that you can try next is a fruit juice business. Apart from being a thirst quencher after a day of fasting, fruit juice is rich in vitamins and other important ingredients that can restore stamina and maintain health during the fasting month.

7. Korean Street Food Business

Foods that taste spicy, sweet, and savory always seem to have a special place in the hearts of street food lovers. As we know, Korean culture fever (Hallyu) is now rampant everywhere. Starting from Korean dramas, k-pop, to street food or Korean street food.

The fasting month is the right time to start this business. The reason is, people will tend to look for various types of snacks or takjil to be enjoyed when breaking the fast or after tarawih prayers.

Several Types of Korean Street Food that are Most Wanted:

  • Tteokbokki (떡볶이)

  • Odeng/Eomuk (어묵/오뎅)

  • Garlic Bread 

  • Gamja hot dog (감자 핫도그)

8. Martabak Business

Martabak is one of the most popular snacks in Indonesia. Because of its popularity, martabak ranks first as the best-selling food version of the food delivery application with 7 million orders in 2020. Fantastic, isn't it?

9. Rice Bowls

As with food catering, you can make a rice bowl business your next option to start a business in Ramadan!

This contemporary food is very practical to make and easy to carry anywhere without fear of spilling. As the name implies, rice bowls are foods that are served in bowls or bowl-shaped packages. This meal consists of rice, side dishes, and vegetables.

10. Warteg Business

Still discussing the food business that is suitable for you to choose during the fasting month, the warteg business is the next mainstay!

You can run this one business on an ordinary day. Even so, the benefits you will get can be multiplied if you open it in the fasting month.

This is because not everyone has enough time to prepare a meal and break the fast. You can choose strategic locations such as student areas, worker boarding houses, and other crowded places.

11. Eid Hamper Business

The months of Ramadan and Eid are long-awaited moments to strengthen friendships through the delivery of hampers given to family or closest relatives. You can take advantage of existing opportunities to start a unique hampers business.

Various Choices of Eid Hampers Selling Ideas:

  • Pastry
  • Cutlery
  • Aromatherapy Candles
  • Worship Equipment
  • Dessert Box
  • Milk/Coffee
  • Reed Diffusers

12. Muslim Clothing Business

One of the most profitable businesses in the holy month of Ramadan is the Muslim fashion business. This is because in that month many people flock to get many rewards by being more active in worship and covering their genitals.

No doubt, the demand for Muslim clothing, both for men and women, will continue to exist, and the number may even increase before Eid arrives.

If you have a large enough business capital, you can start a convection business to produce and market Muslim clothing products in larger quantities.

Even so, you can still run a business in this month of Ramadan even with capital, you know! One of them is by becoming a drop-shipper.

Tips for Successful Selling in the Month of Ramadan

Success is not obtained instantly like turning the palm of the hand. You have to develop various strategies carefully and carefully for every step you take.

Luckily the BFI Finance Team has put together a number of tips that you can apply to achieve success when starting a business in the month of Ramadan. Take a peek at the tips in the following description!

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1. Decide which Business Idea to Choose

The first thing you have to do is determine what business idea you will choose. Make sure you choose a business that is in accordance with the capital you have and according to your capacity.

2. Choose an Appropriate Target Market

After you have successfully determined what business you will run during the month of Ramadan, then determine who your target market is. This is very important for you to consider carefully so that existing sales can run well.

3. Schedule the Right Time to Sell

Choosing the right selling schedule is one of the next success tips that you shouldn't miss. For example, if you choose to sell takjil. Of course, the right time to sell is just before breaking the fast. If you sell it at dawn or during the day, it is likely that the profit you will get will not be as much as it is near the time of breaking the fast.

4. Offer Special Discounts and Promotions for the Month of Ramadan

Almost everyone is interested in sales strategies such as promotions and discounts. You can boost sales by attracting many buyers through the discounts or promos offered.

5. Consider Selling Online and Offline

The next tip is to consider selling online and offline. Why? By doing both, you can increase your business opportunities to be easily recognized and increase sales.

On the other hand, selling online will greatly benefit you because today's people tend to prefer shopping on marketplaces because of the range of conveniences offered. Starting from a variety of choices, lower prices, and free shipping or shipping.

You can sell on e-commerce by learning more about how to sell on Shopee and how to sell on Tokopedia.

6. Prioritize Fast and Friendly Service

Finally, make sure to always strive for fast and friendly service. By providing the best service, it is highly likely that buyers will come back or your business will be promoted free of charge through a marketing strategy known as word of mouth. This strategy works by promoting your business by word of mouth and is considered quite effective because the testimonials provided tend to be honest and persuasive.

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