Workshop: Services to Assist Start-Up Food Businesses

BPL Workshop
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The Bangor Public Library and SCORE Northern Maine will host an online presentation on Services to Assist Start-Up Food Businesses, by Beth Calder, Ph.D., Extension Food Science Specialist at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the School of Food & Agriculture, on Wednesday, March 1 at 12:00 PM.

Beth will provide information about the resources available at UMaine to help people start a food business. UMaine Food Testing Services offers a team approach to provide food testing services and specializes in working with small and start-up food businesses, working with businesses across the U.S. Beth Calder assists the food industry with research, food testing and educational programs in areas of food safety and technology, working closely with regulatory agencies (Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry, FDA) and agricultural organizations (MOFGA, Maine Cheese Guild) to further assist farmers and Maine food business growth. She also provides assistance to start-up food businesses in understanding licensing, regulations and food safety considerations, and teaches sanitation and HACCP workshops. Questions regarding food safety, licensing, and other related topics are welcome at this presentation.

This event is co-sponsored by the library and SCORE Northern Maine. It is free of charge, but registration is required to attend by Zoom. Sign up by calling 922-6055 or register online at: