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Maine Agencies associated with the Specialty Food Business

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
Website: http://www.state.me.us/agriculture/homepage.htm


Department of Public Health

Website: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/

Maine Division of Health Engineering
Restaurant Regulation
157 Capitol St.
10 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0010
Website: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/environmental-health/index.shtml

Maine General Business Agencies


Department of Economic and Community Development
Office of Business Development

Website: http://www.econdevmaine.com/
Website: http://www.econdevmaine.com/Pages/dprtmntBD.html
Assistance locating funding, addressing state licensing requirements, business location assistance, MaineMade marketing program.

DECD
59 State House Station
August, Maine 04333
Phone: 207-287-3153
Fax: 207-287-5701


Maine Small Business Development Centers

Business counseling, training, resources. All locations listed.

96 Falmouth Street
P.O. Box 9300
Portland, ME 04104-9300
Phone: (207) 780-4420
Fax: (207) 780-4810
TTY: (207) 780-5646
Email: msbdc@usm.maine.edu
Website: http://www.mainesbdc.org/


Get Real. Get Maine

Farmers market listings, stores, fairs, etc.

Email: getrealmaine@state.me.us
Website: http://www.getrealmaine.com

U.S. Small Business Administration Maine District Office

Website: https://www.sba.gov/offices/district/me/augusta

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.

Website: http://newventuresmaine.org/programs/start-a-business/