How to become a Homemade Pickle and Preserve Maker
- Price: £5.99
- Published: November 2016
- Type: Business Opportunity Profile
- Format: PDF
- Qualifications and skills
- Key market issues and trends
- Trading, commercial and legal issues
- Further information
Homemade pickle and preserve makers produce, package and supply jams, sauces, spreads, chutneys and pickles on a small scale, usually operating from a home-based kitchen. They primarily supply trade customers such as local hotels, pubs, bed and breakfasts, farm shops, delicatessens, caterers, restaurants and cafés and many also supply their products directly to consumers at local farmers' markets and agricultural shows or by taking orders online.
This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a homemade pickle and preserve maker. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support.