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Kansas Value Added Foods Lab

Starting Your Business

Before any food product is made, many business decisions must be made. Researching the business structure, making a business plan, selecting a location, and more make up the foundation of a successful business.

Kansas Department of AgricultureThe Kansas Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Lodging Program is responsible for food processors and food manufacturers in Kansas. This includes meat and poultry, weights and measures, and pesticides.

From the Land of KansasFrom the Land of Kansas

The From the Land of Kansas™ trademark program's goal is to help businesses that grow, produce, process or manufacture products in Kansas. In addition, the program works with and supports restaurants using Kansas products and retailers selling Kansas agriculture products and ingredients.