Starting a Business for Food Product Entrepreneurs


So, everyone says that you have a food product that’s so good you should sell it, but where do you start? Whether you are at the very beginning (will people even buy my product) or are already selling at the local farmer’s market, this class is for you. We’ll walk you through the 10 steps to starting your new food product business, from incorporation and manufacturing all the way to marketing, sales and distribution. Register with a friend/partner for a discount!

This class is not for those wanting to start a restaurant, catering business, or food truck.


Additional Information

Topics to be covered include (but not limited to):

  • Who will buy my product?
  • Will it be profitable?
  • What licenses and permits do I need?
  • How do I get money to start/grow my business?
  • How do I get it produced and packaged?
  • Where will it be sold?
  • How do my customers find it?

Upcoming Courses

No programs available

All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.