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Recipe to Market: Is it for ME? (Ellsworth)

October 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

| Free

This free, half-day workshop will introduce participants to important topics that an aspiring entrepreneur needs to consider before starting a food business. Topics that will be presented include: opportunities and challenges of being a food entrepreneur, the specialty food industry, business basics, an overview of the product development process, licensing and regulations, and food safety concerns.

Pre-registration is required for this workshop and is online.

This workshop will be helpful to a wide range of individuals who are thinking about starting a food business in Maine. Examples include:

  • A restaurant owner or chef who wants to market a special chowder to local retail stores
  • A person who wants to produce and market a unique chocolate creation developed from an old family recipe
  • A retired teacher who wants to create a conserve made from Maine’s wild blueberries and cranberries
  • A farmer or gardener who wants to develop and market a special hot sauce and salsa
  • A farmer who wants to develop a snack food product

Details

Date:
October 29, 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://extension.umaine.edu/register/product/recipe-to-market-is-it-for-me-ellsworth/

Venue

University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Hancock County Office
63 Boggy Brook Rd.
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
Phone:
207.667.8212

Organizer

Joyce Fortier
Phone:
207.667.8212
Email:
joyce.fortier@maine.edu

Other

Sponsor
University of Maine Cooperative Extension