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From Pipedream to Plate: Starting Your NC Food Business

Tue 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Topic: Business Basics

Whether you’re thinking about selling your famous jam or sauce, starting a food truck, or becoming any other type of food entrepreneur, understanding how to start a food business in North Carolina can be a daunting task. This course is designed for those looking to launch small scale food businesses and will cover a wide range of topics aimed at getting you started. In this seminar, we’ll cover: • Legal questions such as the permits you might need, commercial kitchen space, and insurance; • For product makers, how to scale your recipe for larger production, and different selling and distribution options; • Financial considerations such as how much does it cost to start and what are reasonable expectations for how much money your business can make; • Key marketing strategies to make sure you have customers from day one, and how to maintain enough customers to sustain your business long term.

Speaker(s): Jill Willett

Fee: No Cost

Phone: 919-335-1019


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