Talk with others about the cottage food industry in California
Hi I’m new to the community and would like to know more about the Cottage Food Law. I’m from California and my biggest concern is the address label on the product. If I were to declare an address on the label, would it have to be my home address, because I can imagine how that can be unsafe. I see some labels from the products I see on Far…[Read more]
I’m a little confused. From my understanding you cany use any dairy or cream ingredients, however the sample label they use for cookies clearly has cream and milkfat in the ingredients. So am I able to use these ingredients in a recipe? For instance can I bake cinnamon rolls using margarine and almond milk? Or would that not be allowed because…[Read more]
Hello! Getting the ball rolling on home based cookie business by getting food handler and food processor permits out of the way. I’m a little concerned that it asks for a business name. Does anyone know from experience if the name needs to be “set in stone” or if it’s feasible to change after the fact?
Paul, I know that some people roast coffee beans in their oven, but I don’t know how most people do it. It is possible to have your kitchen extend to other parts of the home (that aren’t sleeping areas), but I don’t know if a garage would be allowed. Assuming you’re in CA, you should talk with your environmental health dept about what they will allow.
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