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Plan. Produce. Profit. Workshop 1

Workshop participants were provided information on how to produce commercial food products for our local food systems. Those attending explored the process of taking a product from concept to the commercial market as well as the fundamentals of starting a food processing business. Recordings of each of the presentations are provided below (Click on the Presentation title to view a recording).

Workshop 1 Presentations

Workshop Overview
Dr. Renee Threlfall, Research Specialist, Institute of Food Science and Engineering, University of Arkansas

Getting Started: Venturing into Food Processing
Dr. Steve Seideman, Extension Food Processing Specialist, Cooperative Extension Service

Arkansas Food Innovation Center: Fostering Food Entrepreneurships in Arkansas
Dr. Jean Francois Meullenet, Head, Department of Food Science and Director, Institute of Food Science and Engineering, University of Arkansas

Challenges and Success: A Clients Perspective to Food Entrepreneurship
Cat Swenson, Owner, Great Fermentations

Liability Issues with Food Processing
Rusty Rumley, Staff Attorney, National Agricultural Law Center, University of Arkansas

Business Plans to Marketing
Dr. Daniel Rainey, Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Arkansas

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Arkansas Food Innovation Center
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