This workshop provides growers and small processors with relevant information and strategies for developing and marketing valued-added products through direct and wholesale outlets. Workshop topics take a start to finish perspective, ranging from idea conceptualizing to business planning, ingredient testing and labeling, processing, and sales and marketing strategies. The workshop is taught by University Extension personnel, local growers, and industry representatives.
The workshop is jointly sponsored by the USDA-Risk Management Agency, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, and the Utah State University Food Quality and Entrepreneurship Program.
Registration is $40 per person and includes breaks, lunch, and all program materials.
For additional information or questions please contact Kynda Curtis at 435-797-0444 or email@example.com.
Welcome and Introductions (Breakfast provided)
Product Development and Marketing
Sourcing Ingredients and Packaging
Financial and Tax Considerations
Cottage Food Production and Food Safety
Food Labeling and Regulations
New Product Test Marketing Strategies
Business Planning and Resources