How to Start a Food Business in Florida
For the past decade, there has been a marked increase in the amount of local and small‐scale
food production in the US, and the number of small food business in Florida is expected to
increase with the Cottage Food Law. To run a successful business in competitive food market, it
is important to have a good business plan and basic understanding about food processing,
packaging, marketing and regulatory requirements.
This workshop is intended to provide the audience with general information on food safety and
quality, basic food science, business planning, and federal and state regulatory requirements
for food business. The target audience is anyone who is interested in running his/her own food
business in Florida.
The registration fee for the course is $125 (If registered by Mar 31st, the fee
will be $100). Registration includes course materials, lunch, coffee breaks and certificate of
completion. Please register early, as course size will be limited to the first 36 registrants due to