Food for Profit: Starting your Food Business

The Food for Profit workshop takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business.
Food for Profit: Starting your Food Business - Workshops
Language: English

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When: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
(8:45 AM - 4:30 PM)

Where: Berks County Community Foundation
237 Court St.
Reading, Pennsylvania 19601

registration deadline: August 14, 2018
11:59 p.m.

This workshop is especially directed to individuals who will be making and packing their products for resale through grocery stores, farm markets, or restaurants.

Content follows a logical planning process and reviews management practices, insurance, laws, regulations and business plans.

The farmer or grower who performs a feasibility study in the pre-venture stage, writes a business plan and regularly uses risk management tools and strategies to control business progress can save time, money and energy. This course offers intensive business feasibility and planning training for agricultural entrepreneurs considering a new agricultural venture or seeking to increase the profitability of an existing one. Participants produce a workable business plan to manage their business or seek financing.

Who is this for?
  • Individuals who run a small food product business, especially those that pack their products for resale through grocery stores, farm markets, or restaurants
  • Small food product businesses interested in learning to package and resell their products

What will you learn?
  • Management practices
  • Insurance information
  • Laws and regulations
  • How to write a business plan
  • How to save time, money, and energy


Tuesday, August 21, 2018

09:00 am Developing Your Game Plan, Labeling Your Product & Finding Your Market Niche

10:30 am Financing Your Business

01:00 pm Introduction to Food Safety for New Food Businesses

02:45 pm Legally Speaking


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