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HORT-279NP

Authors as Published

Amber Vallotton, Fresh Produce Food Safety Coordinator and Extension Specialist, Horticulture, Virginia Tech; Alexandra Battah, Undergraduate Student, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech; Ryan Knox, Undergraduate Student, Food Science & Technology, Virginia Tech; Adrianna Vargo, Director Grower Services, Local Food Hub; Thomas Archibald, Assistant Professor, Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, Virginia Tech; Renee Boyer, Associate Professor, Food Science Technology, Virginia Tech; Natalie E. Cook, Doctoral Candidate, Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, Virginia Tech; Tiffany Drape, Assistant Professor, Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, Virginia Tech

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For a new business enterprise idea, thoroughly understanding the market you wish to enter before you actually invest a lot of effort, time, and money is crucial. This factsheet provides an overview of some of the key considerations necessary and steps in tapping into new markets.


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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

November 27, 2017