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Food Processing Extension & Research

Product Development for Value-added Foods

homecanningGeared to small scale producers of preserves, sauces, dressings and vinegars, snacks, baked goods and other value-added products

This workshop will provide the region’s small scale prepared food producers with up-to-date information and technical knowledge of the food product development process for the specialty food industry and how to bring such products to market – targeted to start-up entrepreneurs and food product developers.

Participants will be guided through the various steps from concept development to the market, with an emphasis on factors to consider for scaling up the product from the kitchen to commercial production. Speakers will provide examples to illustrate the steps and end goal. In addition to the aspects of product development, the course will cover product cost calculations, with real-world business examples.

Presenters:
Dr. Girish Ganjal, WSU Extension Food Processing Specialist
Dr. Stephanie Smith, WSU Extension Consumer Food Safety Specialist
Aziz Makhani, Small Business Development Center, Certified Business Advisor

Cancellation must be sent to Cathy Blood, blood@wsu.edu by email.  Please note that we will accept cancellations until 3 business days prior to the start of the course, at that time no refunds will be issued.  Any cancellations comes with a $15 cancellation fee.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, and checks for payments.  Payments must be finalized prior to the start of the course.

Product Development for Value-added Foods

**Cancelled: March 14 Spokane and March 15 CBC***

Costs: $95/person includes Lunch, beverages, and materials

 

Food Processing Extension & Research, 106 FSHN, PO Box 646376, Pullman, WA 99164-6376 USA, 509-335-2845, Contact Us

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