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NAPA: From Kitchen to Market for Food Entrepreneurs #70822

Course Code #70822
Whether you have already jumped into the artisan specialty food business and are looking to expand, just getting started, or have an old family recipe that others have encouraged you to market, this 3-hour workshop is designed to answer your questions and point you in the right direction.

Topics covered include feasibility studies, licenses, fees & certifications necessary to get started, production and capitalization options, business planning, current and future industry trends, and navigating the sales/marketing/distribution networks. Cost includes handouts with resources, worksheets and references.

Learn the ups & downs, ins & outs of this exciting but challenging industry from a 35-year veteran, Anni Minuzzo. Anni owned a wholesale baking company for over 20 years and has a broad network of professional connections that give her a long lens on the food and beverage business. In addition to being on the staff of several Northern California SBDCs, Anni has consulted privately for several food companies, worked on a USDA grant in Sonoma County, and is a certified legal expert for the food industry.
Training Fee: $45.00

PREPAYMENT IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TRAINING.  To prepay by credit card, please go to  Please click on the link that says “Register and Pay for Continuing Education Classes”, enter the "Course Code #", press "Submit" and follow the directions to register and make your credit card payment. To pay by check, please make your check payable to Napa Valley College and mail to Napa Valley College, 2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy, BLDG 3300, Napa CA  94558.  Please note that your payment must arrive before the start of training to secure your space.  For questions contact the SBDC Office at 707-256-7250 (Napa) or 707-595-0060 (Sonoma).
Date & time: 
Wed, 03/01/2017 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Napa Valley College, 2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy, BLDG 3300 Conf Rm