This 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: the specialty food industry, business basics, an overview of the product development process, licensing and regulations, and food safety concerns.
UMaine Cooperative Extension course instructors include:
*Louis Bassano, Professor Emeritus of Cooperative Extension
*Beth Calder, Extension Food Science Specialist, Professor of Food Science, and Director of the UMaine Food Testing Services
*Jim McConnon, Professor Emeritus, School of Economics and Cooperative Extension, University of Maine