LSU AgCenter Food Incubator plans educational seminar series

News Release Distributed 01/11/16

BATON ROUGE, La. – The LSU AgCenter Food Incubator will host four seminars in February and March to help educate food entrepreneurs and other industry professionals about business strategies and regulations.

The series will begin on Feb. 26 with a course on marketing food products to reach a wider audience. At the March 4 seminar, presentations will focus on pricing products.

The seminar on March 11 will help attendees understand requirements for creating food labels, including nutrition facts and ingredients lists. Experts from the state Department of Health and Hospitals will be on hand to answer questions.

The final seminar will be on March 18 and will cover basic food processing topics, such as good record keeping practices and the importance of sensory testing and customer feedback.

All four classes will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in 212 Efferson Hall on LSU’s campus.

Each seminar has a $75 registration fee. To sign up, go to or contact Ashley Gutierrez at

Olivia McClure

1/12/2016 12:40:19 AM
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