It’s been a turbulent year for Michigan food entrepreneurs. Join the MSU Product Center to learn what you need to thrive in the current environment. Food industry leaders from across the state will address where the industry is going, which food business pivots are working and how you can thrive in an increasingly online marketplace. Cook, Share & Prosper will provide actionable expertise that is built for the food entrepreneur to integrate into their business.
Welcome and Introduction to Cook, Share & Prosper MSU Product Center Summit
Mollie Woods, MSU Extension Product Center Director
State of the Industry
Now that 2020 is almost in the books, let’s look into the future of the retail grocery world for 2021! How can you prosper? Should food businesses be strategizing now?
Brad Busch, Director of Category Management for Busch’s Fresh Food Market
Bobby Hesano, President of D&B Grocers Wholesale & Distributors
Becky DeYoung, MSU Product Center Innovation Counselor as moderator
MSU Food Processing and Innovation Center (FPIC) Expertise in 60 Seconds
The FPIC is a leading processing center that enables you access to cutting-edge equipment and the expertise to run it. Learn how the FPIC can act as a springboard for your new product launches.
Considerations In Packaging When Shipping Products
E-commerce has experienced ten years of growth in three months. Your company needs to understand how to safely and effectively ship food products to meet this opportunity. Learn how to keep products temperature controlled, prevent breakage and economize shipping directly from a leading packaging expert.
Packaging Expertise in 60 Seconds
The MSU School of Packaging is the highest ranked program in the nation. Learn in 60s how you can access this expertise as a MSU Product Center client.