The Food Starter Program is for people who are considering starting their own food business or are in the early stages of building it (usually the first 24 months) and includes people who hope to scale their food hobby into a business. full-time enduring.
The program is run in conjunction with Bord Bia – The Irish Food Board (www.bordbia.ie) to help emerging food entrepreneurs bring their idea or product to life.
It is not intended for those planning to open a café or restaurant or a catering (catering) service.
Upon successful completion of the program, participants should have a good understanding of the basics of starting a food business and be able to proceed with their start-up effectively.
The program will allow them to fully understand the legal requirements and consider the costs associated with starting a food business, allowing them to decide if this is the direction they wish to take.
The goal of the program is to provide participants with knowledge about what is involved in starting a food business. Include:
- Understand what artisanal food production is
- Identify what are the pitfalls associated with starting your own food business
- Minimum requirements, eg food safety, labeling requirements, insurance, etc.
- Packaging and marking
- How to build your pricing model
- Supports and assistance available
Those wishing to reserve a place can do so here.