Getting Your Recipe to Market - April 5 - CRN 23648 - ZOOM

Tue 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
13 sessions ending Tue, Jun 21
Topic: Managing a Business

Getting Your Recipe to Market is a unique, 12-week intensive training program that will help you take your idea to a commercial-ready food product.

We've partnered with food industry experts, OSU’s Food Innovation Center, and New Seasons Market to take you step-by-step to produce, promote, and sell your product.

Getting Your Recipe to Market gives you the skills to:

Understand industry essentials, and avoid common mistakes. Our program is designed to teach you the ins and outs of the food industry and help you avoid costly mistakes. Food industry experts will teach you how to produce, promote and sell your product. Learn about product development, food science, packaging, distribution, and more.

Connect with and gather insight from local food professionals. In each session, you'll meet experts working in the food industry such as grocery buyers, co-packers, food scientists, packaging experts, regulators, and more. You'll also have your product reviewed by New Seasons Market buyers.

Prepare for the commercial market. We'll cover core marketing principles for promoting a consumer food product, giving your product the best chance to succeed. Learn how to calculate costs of goods sold (COGS), conduct break-even analysis and other financial keys to creating a profitable product.

Get one-on-one help building your food product business. We're here for you as you launch your product and continue to grow your business after the program. Your advisor will work with you to develop an action plan and provide guidance in making key business decisions.

What to Expect

Each week we'll bring in subject-matter experts to teach on important areas. Each session is 3 hours long.

Subjects Include

marketing -product costing and pricing -food science & safety -licensing & regulations -producing in a commercial kitchen or with a co packer -brand development -label compliance -selling to grocery buyers -selling in farmer’s markets -alternative sales channels distribution -food business law and more!

For a detailed course outline, complete the form on this page.

Getting Your Recipe to Market is more than just a class. It includes:

A 30 minute meeting with New Seasons Market buyers to pitch your brand and present your product(s). You will receive valuable feedback and the opportunity to have your products placed into the New Seasons stores.

Reserved space and participation in the Time to Market Trade Show to showcase your product to potential investors, buyers and to the public.

One-on-one business advising.

Complimentary access to Business Design Series, SBDC’s business planning course.

Supportive learning through your cohort/peers.

Access to business advisors with a wide range of backgrounds and expertise.


Fee: $ 1995.00

To complete your reservation and pay the program fee, please contact PCC Registration Help at 971-722-8888 (Option 2) or go to:

Phone: 971-722-5080