Food entrepreneurs in West Virginia will compete for more than $10,000 in goods and services at the annual state fair.
The Aug. 12 competition at the state exposition was launched in 2006 by West Virginia State University Extension Service. It is intended to serve as a springboard for emerging food entrepreneurs who have envisioned their home-cooked product on a grocery shelf, according to the Associated Press.
An additional category is also being added for existing businesses.
Recipe refinement, packaging design and production time in a commercial kitchen, among other offerings to help creative food entrepreneurs get off the ground are included as prizes for winners.
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