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Hi I’m looking for information on how to manufacture a product line in the food industry. Does anyone have any info that they can forward to me regarding this?

I’m looking to start my own product like for cakes and dessert ect. I just don’t know where to start and need help. Thanks in advance

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Hi Lakisha. I make and sell vegan frozen desserts from a 300 sq. ft. kitchen. NY State Department of Agriculture and Markets offers a "Home Processor Exemption" for people who are baking, and some other products. Here's the phone number- (800) 554-4501 and here's the link- https://www.agriculture.ny.gov/ I think you may want to simply begin making your product, and offering it to people. Let me know how you make out- J. Spica info@newconfectioner.com

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Hi Lakisha! I agree with James. Starting from home seems like a good thing to pursue. If there are any shared commercial kitchen spaces near you (like Hot Bread Kitchen in Harlem or South Fork Kitchens -- http://www.amagansettfoodinstitute.org/south-fork-kitchens/food-business-incubator), check out what events they offer. These spaces usually host free events geared towards people who are trying to get started.

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Thank you for your responses. Yes I figured I would have to start home first then branch out. Thanks again

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