The following Maine Agencies, provided with contact information, impact the Specialty Food Business. Please refer to your phone book for local agencies, chambers of commerce, and local health department information.
List of Agency Sites: http://www.state.me.us/government/agencies.html
Maine Food Business Agencies
Department of Agriculture
Division of Quality Assurance and Regulations
Licensing of home Food Manufacturing
28 State House Station
Augusta, Me 04333
Phone: (207) 287-3871
Fax: (207) 287-7548
Department of Public Health
Maine Division of Health Engineering
157 Capitol St.
10 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0010
Maine General Business Agencies
Department of Economic and Community Development
Office of Business Development
Assistance locating funding, addressing state licensing requirements, business location assistance, MaineMade marketing program.
59 State House Station
August, Maine 04333
Maine Small Business Development Centers
Business counseling, training, resources. All locations listed.
Get Real. Get Maine
Business assistance, funding, loans Maine District Office
Edmund S. Muskie Federal Building, Room 512
40 Western Avenue
Augusta, Maine 04330
Phone: (207) 622-8274
Fax: (207) 622-8277
New Ventures Maine
Real estate, financing information, links to economic development resources, business resources.
Works to connect agencies providing assistance to small businesses. Puts small businesses in touch with these agencies.