Talk with others about the cottage food industry in Tennessee
Putting cake mix on the label is definitely not sufficient. You need to copy the ingredients from the box to put on your label.
Tennessee is one of the only states that doesn’t seem to require things to be individually packaged. But I do think they’d prefer individual packaging where that’s reasonable or expected. A bulk container situation would…[Read more]
Labeling for cupcakes : can I have one place card in front of the items or does everything need to be individually labeled? Also – can I put “ Betty Crocker chocolate cake mix “ as the ingredients? Or does it all need to be copy and pasted from box?
I have two questions. I couldn’t find anything about freeze drying. Are freeze dried foods permitted under cottage law?
If so, for name brand items such as Skittles being freeze dried – under ingredients, can I list Skittles, or do I need to copy/paste their ingredients under that section. I read something about sub-ingredients, and I’m a lit…[Read more]
I’m not sure. I’d recommend contact the ag dept and see what they say. There’s a pretty good chance that they will allow them. If they don’t, remind them that there is also a law for domestic kitchens, which has a more rigorous application process, plus a home inspection. They might allow these items if you go through that process.
David Crabill replied to the topic Producing Granola from Domestic Home based kitchen to sell online in the forum Tennessee 2 years, 8 months ago
You can sell granola with a cottage food business or a domestic kitchen. The domestic kitchen is a bit harder to implement. I’d recommend you start with a cottage food business, which does not require you to get a permit from the health or ag dept. You might need to get a business license from your local area, but it should be very simple to…[Read more]
I’m very new to the Cottage Food law,
for bake cake And pastry for sale from home do I need a permit or license?
I need to register my business if I doing the sales or running my business from home?
Do I need a identification number or fill taxes for my home business?
Hi there, I am planning on selling my all-natural/organic secret recipe hummus locally on a small scale in the Spring Hill and surrounding areas, direct sale/pickup only. I do not currently have a commercial kitchen. The product requires refrigeration and is high protein. It would be pre-sold (orders fulfilled) and delivered to the buyers with…[Read more]
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