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4 Food Business Training Opportunities in Northumberland County

Posted by OAFVC on Jan 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Successful companies invest in training and support. Employees who feel their employee values their professional development are more likely to stay at their job and be more productive while they are there.

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Expand Your Community Based Food Production Business on Your Terms

Posted by OAFVC on Dec 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Let’s be honest, when you’re running a community food production business the focus needs to be on day-to-day tasks - like expanding your consumer base and meeting large volumes of orders. But it does get hard to put a schedule in place, especially when it comes to finding a food processing facility to grow your business.

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How Does OAFVC Improve Supply Chain Management?

Posted by OAFVC on Dec 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Supply chain management refers to the coordination of all your activities related to filling client orders, from pre-production to delivery of the product. During this process, components of the product will change hands many times: from your suppliers to manufacturing, then to storage and shipping and, eventually, to the point of delivery and consumption.

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How Can Agriculture in Northumberland County Help My Business

Posted by OAFVC on Dec 17, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The term supply chain is used to encompass every step between receiving an order from the customer and delivering that product or service. A high-quality, reliable supply chain is key to business success in any industry. Food business is no exception.

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How Northumberland County Supports Food Trends

Posted by OAFVC on Nov 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM

With advances to farming technology improving efficiency on farms, coupled with a rising demand for direct farm-to-consumer products, farmers aren’t just growing food anymore. Farmers are able to spend time turning their produce into products. The rise of social media marketing means farmers can market their products directly to their customers with ease.

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