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How to Start a Food Business
February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
You’ve got an amazing food product or idea and are ready to expand and start your business.
- You’ve been selling out every week at the Farmer’s Market and want to take your product to the next level.
- You’ve taken our Food Product Licensing Requirements workshop and know the legal requirements to get started producing.
A great product or idea is just the first step. Set your goals and how you will measure success. Learn about important concepts such as business planning, consumer behavior, product differentiation and testing, pricing, advertising, distribution channels, and more. Learn what you’ll need to do to meet your goals!
Led by Gene Kahn, SCORE business counselor specializing in consumer packaged goods, farming, and product development. Gene was the founder of Cascadian Farm Organics; former VP of sustainable development for General Mills; and assisted farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South India to introduce innovative farm products into their marketplaces.