Food for Profit
Posted: August 15, 2011
Penn State Extension’s Food for Profit, is a one-day workshop to help you work through the maze of local and state regulations, food safety issues, and business management concepts that all must be considered in setting up a commercial food business. The course will be held at Penn State Extension Office in Cumberland County, located at 310 Allen Road, Carlisle, PA on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This session is co-sponsored by the Shippensburg University Small Business Development Center.How Can Food for Profit Help Me?
Food for Profit will take you step-by-step through the entrepreneurial process. It will provide you with the information and skills to assess if your idea will be something that will sell at a profit. Conducting a feasibility study (to see if yours is a good business idea), performing marketing research, and beginning to draft a business plan are a few of the concrete tools taught by certified instructors and business experts. By attending this class, you can learn how to evaluate the opportunities on paper before you look for funding or take action (saving money and time).Who Should Attend the Course?
If you want to develop the skills to be innovative and visionary in your business – to grow your food venture - you will enjoy and benefit from this course. If you’re searching for innovative ideas about how to get your enterprise off the ground, this program is for you!Registration Information:
Food for Profit will meet from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm., on November 1, 2011 at the Penn State Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County Office, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle, PA. The tuition cost of $40 per person includes all materials and lunch. Registration is through the Penn State cvent on-line system at http://www.cvent.com/d/vcq73p, or by calling 877-489-1398. For further information about workshop content, contact Extension Educator Winifred McGee, firstname.lastname@example.org, 717-270-4391. Pre-payment and registration are required for this popular workshop. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.
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