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Vermont associated with the Specialty Food Business

The following Vermont 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:

Vermont Food Business Agencies

Department of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Meat inspections, maple dealer/processor licenses, egg and poultry inspections, seal of quality program, agricultural development programs.

Dairy Section
Phone: (802) 828-2433

Consumer Assurance
Phone: (802) 828-3458

Agricultural Development
Phone: (802) 828-3829

Department of Health

Food safety information and evaluation

Division of Health Protection
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry Street
Burlington, VT 05402-0070

Food & Lodging
Phone: (802) 863-7221

Vermont General Business Agencies

Small Business Administration Vermont District

business assistance, funding information

P.O. Box 605
Montpelier, VT 05601
Phone: 802-828-4422
Fax: 802-828-4485

Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA)

Financing, funding programs including:
Vermont Small Business Development Corporation (VTSBDC)
Provides loans between $2,500-50,000.

58 East State Street, Suite 5
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
Phone: (802) 828-5627
Fax: (802) 828-5474

Vermont Small Business Development Center

training programs, free business counseling:Business Start-Ups, Business Plan Development, Acquisition, Marketing, Expansion, Capital Formation, Financial, Environmental Assistance

SBDC Lead Center
P.O. Box 188
Randolph Center, VT 05061-0188
Phone: (802) 728-9101
in VT: 1-800-464-7232
Fax: (802) 728-3026

List of links to Local Development Corporations: