Edible Startup Summit Offers Training for Food Business
Entrepreneurs; Registration Closes Nov. 9
Release Date: Nov. 1, 2017
Media Contacts: Rick Hummell, 608-224-5041 email@example.com
or Bill Cosh,
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MADISON – Registration closes Nov. 9 for the 2017 Edible
Summit, a two-day training program offering comprehensive and interactive information
on how to develop a local food business. Co-hosted by the Wisconsin Department
of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection's Agriculture and Food Center and
Dane County UW-Extension, the summit will be held Nov. 17-18 at the American
Family Center in Madison.
If you’re considering starting a local food business, are
already in the early stages of development or looking to diversify, then the
summit may be just for you.
Local and regional experts will provide information on a wide
range of topics, including: how to raise money to start or grow a food business;
creating a unique brand; current market trends; food safety requirements; how
to get a product onto the grocery shelf; how to do a demo; how to work with a
distributor; and business concept planning. Attendees will also have the
opportunity to meet one-on-one with industry veterans and network with other
speakers/presenters include: Peter Robertson, RPs Pasta; Gail Ambrosius, Gail
Ambrosius Chocolatier; Gage Mitchell, Modern Species; Paul Dietmann, Compeer
Financial; Tara Ingalls, Tingalls Graphic Design, Inc., Marie Raboin, Brix
Cider; and Tara Johnson, UW-Extension Food and Finance Institute. DATCP Food
Safety specialists also will serve as presenters.
The registration fee is $50 for one day; $75 for both days.
Registration closes Thursday, Nov. 9. To register, or to learn more about the
summit, visit http://www.ediblestartup.com/
For more information, contact DATCP's Kietra Olson at
608-224-5112 or firstname.lastname@example.org,
or Becky Paris at 608-224-5051 or Rebecca.Paris@Wisconsin.gov.