food entrepreneurs

Food Business Almanac: HACCP and GMP

NCDA&CS food business specialist Annette Dunlap offers resources that agribusiness owners and food entrepreneurs can use to grow and manage their business. Annette is available for free one-on-one consultations and can assist business owners with financial and market planning through the agribusiness development section. She can be reached at annette.dunlap@ncagr.gov. Even though it may look […]

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2013 Flavors of Carolina moves Cottage Lane to “Main Street”

[FieldNotes]lYJeMgTTDG0[/FieldNotes] Some people uncork a fine bottle of wine to celebrate a special occasion. Samantha Swan prefers to crack open a 20-year-old jar of her grandfather’s pepper relish. The coveted relish was made using cayenne peppers grown in the front yard of her family’s home on Cottage Lane in Chapel Hill. Since 2011, Cottage Lane […]

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Food entrepreneurs share ideas during Raleigh roundtable discussion

About 20 local food entrepreneurs gathered in Raleigh Tuesday to share their achievements and challenges breaking into the competitive food market. Small business owners representing a variety of specialties, from agricultural co-ops and flavored peanuts to seasoning packets and flavored drinks, attended the roundtable discussion held at the NCDA&CS Agronomic Lab. The roundtable discussion is […]

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Food Business Almanac: Tips for tax season

NCDA&CS food business specialist Annette Dunlap offers resources that small-business owners and food entrepreneurs can use to grow and manage their business. Annette is available for free one-on-one consultations and can assist small-business owners with financial and market planning through the agribusiness development section. She can be reached at annette.dunlap@ncagr.gov. It’s tax time again, and […]

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Food Business Almanac: Opening a new door in 2012

NCDA&CS food business specialist Annette Dunlap offers resources that small-business owners and food entrepreneurs can use to grow and manage their business. Annette is available for free one-on-one consultations and can assist small-business owners with financial and market planning through the agribusiness development section. She can be reached at annette.dunlap@ncagr.gov. It’s hard to believe that […]

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Today’s Topic: Food marketing workshops in August

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with the Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” This week Rhonda talks with Commissioner Troxler about two upcoming workshops aimed at helping food entrepreneurs market their products. The August workshops are titled “Making Media Work for Your Food Business.” The first is scheduled for […]

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