Getting Into Retail - Workshop

Photo of vegetable isle in grocery store


Getting Into Retail - Feb 25. A one day workshop designed for businesses interested in learning about what it takes to be successful selling into the retail food market.

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You will learn about:

  • Evaluating your business readiness
  • Connecting with retail food buyers and brokers
  • Presenting your product to food and grocery buyers
  • Retail distribution channels
  • Getting in and staying in the retail game
  • Making sure your product stands out

Content for the Day
Setting the Stage
An overview of the retail food market including, key market drivers, market trends and the pros and cons of selling in this market channel.
Know Your Customer
Explore strategies for identifying your target market, building your customer base and growing your business.
Getting Started
Everything you need to know before you start selling retail from packaging and labeling requirements to food safety

Experiential Speakers
A retail food buyer and producer speakers will share their experiences and insights on successfully getting into retail.
Registration and Information

Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Registration deadline: February 25, 2020
Location: ATB Entrepreneur Centre
4234 Calgary Trail NW, Edmonton
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For More Information contact:
Cindy Cuthbert
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry