Talk with others about the cottage food industry in Arkansas
I have a question for the group. Can you sell homemade items, that are properly sealed (like homemade syrup that has been canned to seal the jar) to restaurants for use in their food or drink production?
From my reading of their guide, I’d say that it’s unlikely that extracts are allowed. There are definitely restrictions on selling most anything that is flavored with alcohol (except candy which can contain 5% or less). However, they don’t clearly state that an extract is prohibited. My guess is that to sell an extract, you’d need a separate…[Read more]
Need information regarding Homemade Vanilla Extracts can be sold at Farmers Markets in Arkansas
Please see my response here: https://forrager.com/groups/arkansas/forum/topic/selling-homemade-vanilla-extracts/#post-92635
I don’t think the method of canning matters so much. The main thing is making sure that the pH is at 4.6 or below. There are 3 methods for ensuring the pH, and you must use one of them. There are some other requirements for acidified foods, like including the batch number and date on the label. I’d recommend reading through all of the info on the…[Read more]
Can we use our home freeze dryer on fruits and vegetables and sell them under the cottage food law?