Illinois allows home cooks to sell shelf-stable foods beyond farmers markets

Jul 20, 2021
A new law will enable entrepreneurs to make direct sales and deliveries of bread, cake and other homemade products across the state.
Starting in January, cottage food operators can make direct sales and deliveries of products like cookies, breads and jams.
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More people started food businesses out of their homes during the pandemic

Apr 12, 2021
Changes in cottage food laws let people try to turn a profit from their passions for canning, cooking and baking.
Some new at-home chefs hope to expand their businesses into commercial kitchens. Others plan to stick to cooking and baking as a hobby.
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