Intro to Consumer Packaged Goods: How to Start a Food Business

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Piedmont Food Processing Center, located in Hillsborough, NC, is offering an Online course over Zoom for those interested in starting a Food Business.

Intro to Consumer Packaged Goods: How to Start a Food Business. Click here for more information and registration.

This course is designed for North Carolina entrepreneurs creating a consumer packaged good (CPG). This is a product that you might find in a retail store (for example, bottled drinks, pickles, jams, sauces, and baked goods). This course is NOT designed for entrepreneurs starting a food truck, a catering operation, or a restaurant.

This course will be most helpful to those planning their new product.

We’ll cover:

  • Basics of Starting a Food Business
  • Developing Your Product and Understanding the Regulations
  • Packaging and Labeling Requirements
  • Selling Your Product and Making a Profit
  • Preparing for Your Inspection and Your First Sales

One-on-One Consulting: At the end of the course, you’ll receive a 50-minute session with an instructor to get personal insight into your product.