Talk with others about the cottage food industry in California
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.
Hi. I am new to the Cottage food industry. I purchased the book “Homemade” and can’t wait to receive it in the mail. My question is… Do I ONLY need an inspection if I am going to put my baked goods in shops and stores? Or do I also need an inspection, just selling my goods to business’s and friends?
Thank you from Cali! Soooooo excited?
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