Talk with others about the cottage food industry in Louisiana
Hi Robert. You’ll find your answer on page 2, Subsection E of the cottage food legislation: “For purposes of this Section, “low-risk foods” shall include all of the
11 following, **none of which shall consist of any animal muscle protein or fish protein:**
12 (1) Baked goods, including breads, cakes, cookies, and pies.
13 (2) Candies.
14 (3) Dried…[Read more]
I haven’t seen anything that clearly states that you can’t sell these things from home (although it is pretty clear that you couldn’t sell cut fruit that is covered in chocolate or caramel). Ultimately, it might be up to your local health dept official to decide, based on their interpretation of the law. Marcia, could you let us know where you’re…[Read more]
How would I go about finding the approved zones for cottage food sales ?
I read the information about selling online in Louisiana, but it wasn’t too simple. This is what I understand, I can sell cakes online (only of someone picks it up). I have to label that it was not produced in a commercial establishment. I can not make more than $20,000 a year.
I am still fairly new to Louisiana and CFO’s and wanted to know in order to sell online or to more then one parish, do I have to have a local sales tax certificate for every parish or county? Am I able to sell online and ship to other states or do I need the same information for every state and parish or county?
Hi everyone. I’m looking into all aspects of starting a CFO. I am planning on staying small (no wedding cakes, lol). Did catering for a bunch of years, had to retire for medical reasons. Looking into the CFO option to stay dabbling in an industry i enjoy.
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