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FoodLab Detroit presents Licensing & Regulations 101

April 27, 2016 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Starting a business in the food industry can be challenging. State licenses, permits, inspections, sanitation procedures and product testing are a few of the hurdles an entrepreneur will face. For many, the foremost question is “Where do I begin?”

This workshop is for food entrepreneurs who wish to learn more about producing safe food products for sale in the marketplace.

Whether you have a great idea about a product you want to sell, have just begun marketing your product or are already established in the marketplace this workshop is for you! This workshop will cover a wide variety of topics related to the preparation and processing of value added food products.

Topics that will be covered in the workshop include:

State and Federal regulations of food products

What is an approved facility

Food safety planning

Product testing

Nutrition labeling

Food processing 101

Food packaging

Presenters: Jacob Schoenknecht, Small Batch Director, Detroit Food Academy; Natasha Horne, Senior Food Industry Field Scientist, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and Marianne Marianne Courey, Food Safety Inspector, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.


April 27, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


FoodLab Detroit
4444 Second Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201 United States
(313) 799-3468