Value Added Product Development Workshop in Washington

Value Added Product Workshop

Product Development for Value Added Foods Workshop

For more information and to register online, please visit our website: http://foodprocessing.wsu.edu/extension/training/pdvad/ Cost: $95 per person Lunch, beverages, and course materials will be provided. Course Locations:
October 27, 2015 October 28, 2015
Time: 9 am – 4 pmWSU Clark County Heritage Farm 1919 NE 78th St. Vancouver, WA 98665 Time: 9 am – 4 pmWSU Mt. Vernon Room:  Medium Auditorium 16650 State Route 536 Mount Vernon, WA 98273-4768

Course Description:

This course is geared 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 Ganjyal, WSU Extension Food Processing Specialist and Fred Berman, Consultant (formerly with WSDA, NABC)

For assistance with registration, please contact Cathy Blood, blood@wsu.edu or 509-335-2845

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