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Interested in the food industry? There’s a workshop for that

HAMPTON — The Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center will host a food business educational workshop next week.

This workshop is for those interested in starting a small food business and advanced registration is required, according to the event website.

The Hampton Roads SBDC is a nonprofit that provides business consulting, classes and other resources for small businesses with 99 employees or less, according to the SBDC website.

You can read more about the organization here.

Representatives from the food industry will also attend the workshop and include the Virginia Department of Health, the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority and the Newport News Commissioner of Revenue Office, according to a news release from the city.

The What You Need to Know About Starting a Food Business workshop will be at the Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center, 600 Butler Farm Road, Room 1118, on Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Tickets costs $10 and space is limited, so pre-registration is required.

For information, call 757-865-3128 or email

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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