From Concept to Consumer
Value-added agricultural products are raw commodities whose value has been increased through the addition of ingredients or processes that make them more attractive to the buyer and/or more readily usable by the consumer.
Fees and Information
Thank you for choosing the Kansas Value Added Foods Lab to help you with your food business. We offer a variety of services as your Process Authority. Dr. Kelly Getty is now our Process Authority. Let us help you!
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Selling Food Direct to the Consumer - Updated January 2021
Regulations and food safety best practices for vendors, farmers market managers and direct to the consumer businesses. This includes information from the Kansas Department of Agriculture and K-State Research and Extension.
Food Safety Best Practices for Local Food Entrepreneurs - North Dakota State University and Kansas State University Extension
Selling Safe Canned Food in Kansas - MF3555
First Friday E-Calls
At the heart of vibrant communities are businesses that keep the local economy humming. To support businesses in communities large and small throughout the state, Kansas State University hosts free monthly webinars on topics pertaining to business.
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The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law by President Obama on January 4th, 2011. It aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus of federal regulators from responding to contamination to preventing it.