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Getting Your Recipe to Market (GYRM)

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Learn how to produce, promote, and sell your recipe.

Getting Your Recipe to Market gives you the skills to:

Understand industry essentials, and avoid common mistakes. Our program is designed to teach you the ins and outs of the food industry and help you avoid costly mistakes. Food industry experts will teach you how to produce, promote and sell your product. Learn about product development, food science, packaging, distribution, and more.

-Connect with and gather insight from local food professionals. In each class, you'll meet experts working in the food industry such as grocery buyers, co-packers, food scientists, packaging experts, regulators, and more. You'll also have your product reviewed by New Seasons Market buyers.

-Prepare for the commercial market. We'll cover core marketing principles for promoting a consumer food product, giving your product the best chance to succeed. Learn how to calculate costs of goods sold (COGS), conduct break-even analysis and other financial keys to creating a profitable product.

-Get one-on-one help building your food product business. We're here for you as you launch your product and continue to grow your business after the program. Your advisor will work with you to develop an action plan and provide guidance in making key business decisions.

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List of classes for Getting Your Recipe to Market (GYRM)
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41886CED Remote
from 5 to 8pm

From September 28 through December 14, 2021
Instructor: Jill A Beaman
Tuition: $1995 Fees: $0