LSBDC to hold seminar in Hammond on launching a food business

Friday, February 9, 2018
by: Tonya Lowentritt

     HAMMOND – The Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southeastern Louisiana University will hold a free seminar in Hammond Feb. 27 designed to help individuals interested in starting a food business.
     Co-sponsored with the LSU Ag Center Incubator, the seminar titled “How to Launch Your Food Business” will take place from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Southeast Louisiana Business Center located at 1514 Martens Dr.
     “Join us for a step-by-step presentation on how to start a food business from the LSU Ag Center Food Incubator. See all of the great products made at the Food Incubator and learn how you can do it as well,” said Sandy Summers, assistant director of the Small Business Development Center. “Don’t miss this presentation if you are interested in launching a food business or renting a Louisiana Department of Health approved facility for your new food business.”
     Topics to be covered include bringing a recipe to market, what it takes to become an entrepreneur, and a question and answer session about food product and concept.
Representatives of the LSU Ag Center Incubator are the scheduled guest speakers.
     Although there is no cost to attend, seating is only guaranteed for pre-registered attendees. To register or for more information, call (985) 549-3831 or email

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