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Webinar Wednesday: Enabling an Environment for Scaling Food Business, Part 1 of 2

Webinar Wednesday: Enabling Environment for Scaling Food Business, Part 1 of 2
Have you ever wondered what can be done to accelerate business growth in the food sector? The key to answering that question is addressing the gaps and crucial needs in the marketplace including access to manufacturing, capital and product distribution. The content of this webinar will share an overview of critical gaps and do a deeper dive into how to improve our scalable food business infrastructure. 

One important opportunity for infrastructure development is the announcement of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)’s Regional Food System Infrastructure grant (RFSI). You’ll learn about this program from MDA staff and why it will help our local food economy.   

And is there anything more helpful than to hear the story of a successful entrepreneur? In this webinar, an entrepreneur will share their inspiring food business scaling success story. Finally, AURI staff will provide a summary of resources and how we can help.   

You don’t want to miss this Webinar Wednesday: Enabling an Environment for Scaling Food Business, Part 1 of a 2-part series, sponsored by Bremer Bank and Avisen Legal, on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. CT. The second half of the series, slated for February 14th, will feature more specific tools and initiatives that are enabling entrepreneurs in the food scaling space. 

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AURI Connects: Webinar Wednesday is a recurring webinar series hosted by the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute. Each webinar explores different aspects of the food and ag sectors in Minnesota—from resources for food entrepreneurs to innovations in coproducts and biobased energy.

Webinars are scheduled for the second Wednesday of designated event months from 12 pm – 1 pm. Registration is free and open to the public. To learn more about upcoming webinars and watch past recordings, visit us at