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Agri-Food Business Planning Program

January 23 @ 9:00 am - January 24 @ 4:00 pm

2 Days, 8 Modules of Business & Marketing Development
January 23, 9AM-4PM & January 24, 9AM-4PM

Perfect for food processors start-ups, farms planning value-added products, and established food and beverage businesses streamlining operations.

Costs: $100 per person (includes coffee/tea, snacks and lunch for both days)

Day 1:

Business Planning Process: Learn the process and structure to planning your food business.
Product Development: Learn formulation techniques and how to commercialize your recipes.
Market Access and Analysis: Learn the basics of how to research and market your food products.
Quality Assurance: Learn the implementation of operational standards.

Day 2:

Financial Planning: Learn how to develp and use budgets, forcasts and financial statements.
Labeling and Packaging: Review the keys of package design, regulations and food producation.
Producation Economics: Determine the costs of production, operations and co-packaging options.
Logistics: Learn the basics of procurement, receiving, storage and shipping.

Facilitated by FARM FOOD DRINK Business Specialist, Greg McLaren – Business Advisory Team Inc. and Left Field Marketing (www.farmfooddrink.ca)

Special guest presenter and indstry/reguatory expert, Candice Appleby, Executive Director – Small Scale Food Processor Association (www.ssfpa.net)

For more information, please email krystletenbrink@gmail.com or call 604 562 0446


January 23 @ 9:00 am
January 24 @ 4:00 pm
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The Venue
1200 Alta Lake Road #88
Whistler, BC V0N 1B1 Canada