There has been considerable controversy over the use of meringue powder. Cottage food operators across the nation are not about to use it. And today we are going to address the primary reason it’s off limits. Let’s take a look at what makes up meringue powder. Even though there are stabilizers it is still not safe.…
How to get more online sales is a tough question and it depends on your product and how you're selling your product. This is a question that has many answers so we'll first look at things you can do online.
Raphael's started his business with $200 of his own money; the Michigan Cottage Food law which allowed him to bake from his home kitchen. It was his dogged determination that drove his success, along with GoFundMe campaigns and a $1500 business grant won in 2015 that gave the business a big boost.
Selling online could mean using an eCommerce platform to take your products to market? It could mean using your website to take orders that are picked up by your customers at a specific location.
Did you know most cottage food operators don't do enough networking? In fact, building a business network is often not done until there's a grave need. You know, sales fall off and you think to yourself, "I gotta get some more business, talk to some folks!"