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Wild Blueberry Conference Series: Recipe to Market

March 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

March 12, 2021, Noon – 2:00 p.m. via ZOOM

Recipe to Market: Ca$hing in on Business Opportunities in Maine; Speakers: Dr. Beth Calder and Dr. Jim McConnon (University of Maine)
Are you interested in starting a home-based food business processing some of your berries into a new food product with enhanced value such as jam, fruit snacks or syrup?  This session will introduce participants to important topics that an aspiring entrepreneur needs to consider before starting a specialty food business. Topics include: business basics, an overview of the product development process, licensing and regulations and food safety concerns. We strongly recommend that you also attend the February 12,  “Specialty Food Industry and Market Trends” session.

For more information about the series, visit the Wild Blueberry Conference Series website.



March 12, 2021
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm