Skip Navigation


Agricultural Review

NCDA&CS hosts Food Business Conferences in February and March

Registration is open for the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ fourth annual Food Business Conference.

The conference will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in two locations: Feb. 24 at the Alamance Cooperative Extension office, 209-C N. Graham-Hopedale Road in Burlington, and March 12 at Mayland Community College, 200 Mayland Dr. in Spruce Pine.

The theme for this year’s conference is “To Market, To Market.” At each location, the program will include presentations on product promotion, market selection, and building customer loyalty.

“Building a successful food business involves so much more than just creating great food products,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. “This conference will focus on ways to improve your marketing efforts, with a goal of increasing sales and product awareness.”

Registration is open to existing food businesses. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Because of catering requirements, no day-of walk-in registrations will be accepted. Registration deadlines are Feb. 13 for Burlington and March 1 for Spruce Pine. The cost is $40.

The agenda and registration form are available online at For more information, contact Annette Dunlap at 919-707-3117 or


NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Andrea Ashby, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3001; FAX: (919) 733-5047

How can we make this page better for you?
Contact the NCDA&CS

Found a bug? Have a suggestion? Fill out the form below and we'll take a look!

Your Name:
Your E-mail:
Question or Comments:

Back to top

Get Email Alerts

Stay up to date with NCDA&CS. Sign up to receive the latest news and upcoming events via email.