Food Processors Guide

The Food Processors Guide is a step-by-step guide to getting started in the food processing industry.

The guide provides a brief and concise overview of how an entrepreneur can start up their own food processing company and how to take a food product idea and have it packaged and ready for the marketplace. Areas of discussion include market research, product development, production, packaging, etc.

Table of Contents

Your Product Idea
  • Market Research
  • Product Development
  • Industry Associations
Establishing Your Business
  • Business Plan
  • Business Set-Up
  • Business Financing
Manufacturing Your Product
  • Plant Design
  • Equipment
  • Quality Assurance
  • Food Safety
  • Packaging
  • Labelling
Marketing Your Product
  • Distribution
  • Promotion
  • Product Pricing
  • International


The Food Processors Guide was last updated May 2013. It is a PDF file with 80 pages. Click here for a pdf file.