Food Business Conference in Burlington rescheduled for March 6, 2015

RALEIGH – Because of inclement weather, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has rescheduled its Food Business Conference in Burlington for March 6, 2015. The conference had been scheduled for Feb. 24.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Alamance Cooperative Extension office, 209-C N. Graham-Hopedale Road in Burlington.

Titled “To Market, To Market,” the conference will include presentations on product promotion, market selection and building customer loyalty.

Because of the postponement, organizers have reopened registration for existing food businesses. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Registration deadline is March 2. The cost is $40. People who previously registered for the workshop do not need to register again.

The agenda and registration form are available online at For more information, contact Annette Dunlap at 919-707-3117 or