• Starting a New Food Business

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    Name: Starting a New Food Business
    Date: September 3, 2019
    Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    This workshop addresses many of the concerns of the food entrepreneur who is just getting started (with the exception of restaurant and food truck owners). The UGA Extension faculty and representatives from the National Center for Home Food Preservation and Georgia Department of Agriculture and FDA will address the following topics:  Meeting GDA and FDA regulations; Challenges involved with starting a food business; Obtaining label approval; Choosing a co-packer or shared kitchen; Product testing for safety (pH, temp, etc.); Processing techniques for food safety and longer shelf life; Food safety sanitation; Record keeping; and Managing product recalls.

    Attendees who attend the full workshop will be awarded a "Starting a New Food Business in Georgia" certificate of completion.

    Cost:  $150.00
    You MUST pre-register. Phone:  706-542-5274; Email:  efs@uga.edu 
    The registration fee includes workshop materials, lunch, and break refreshments. The deadline for registration is August 20, 2019.

    Cancellation Policy:  For cancellations, please call (706) 542-2574 or email efs@uga.edu.  Cancellations made before August 20th will receive a full refund.  No refunds will be granted for cancellations after August 20th or for no-shows.
    Location:
    Cobb County Water Training Lab
    662 S Cobb Drive
    Marietta, GA 30060
    There is ample parking at the workshop's location.
    Participants are responsible for their own lodging. 
    Date/Time Information:
    September 3-4, 2019
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Contact Information:
    Department of Food Science and Technology Phone: 706 542-5274: Fax 706 542-9066;
    Fees/Admission:
    Cost:  $150.00
    You MUST pre-register. Phone:  706-542-5274; Email:  efs@uga.edu 
    The registration fee includes workshop materials, lunch, and break refreshments. The deadline for registration is August 20, 2019.

     
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