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Starting a New Food Business in Georgia - UGA

  • Irwin Street Market 660 Irwin Street Northeast Atlanta, GA, 30312 United States (map)

This workshop addresses many of the concerns of the food entrepreneur who is just getting started. The UGA Extension faculty and representatives from the National Center for Home Food Preservation and the Georgia Department of Agriculture and FDA will address the following topics (and more!):

 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

 Managing product recalls

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