Yes they should be allowed. You just want to make sure they are thoroughly baked and don’t have too much moisture that could cause spoilage. If your product is fine to leave at room temperature for 24 hours, then it’s a nonperishable food. Perishable foods should be refrigerated within 2 hours.
I’ve been interested in starting a cottage food business for a while but am not quite sure if my product would qualify.
I want to make naturally sweetened muffins. These have no added sugar and get their sweetness and flavor from fruit (banana, apple, blueberry, etc) and spices. Since I feed these to my young children, I do not leave t…[Read more]
This is an old post, but in case anyone else is wondering… it looks like Oregon requires you to have a domestic kitchen license (not a cottage industry license) to sell donuts. https://forrager.com/law/oregon-domestic-kitchen/ Check out ‘laws’ tab on this website to explore what is allowed under each type of license in Oregon. Cheers!
Sari Kimbell started the topic Sales Tax Workshop for Packaged Food Makers (Bread) in the forum Bread 4 months, 3 weeks ago
One of the things I see a lot of folks get wrong is their sales tax reporting. Often they are paying (a lot) when they shouldn’t be paying anything! Or they aren’t paying at all. There have been some recent changes to how states are requiring you to pay sales tax and because it is food, it isn’t the same as other products. Whether you are selli…[Read more]
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