Food Packaging and Labeling Workshop

  • Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Food Packaging and Labeling
MTRC Program Highlights

Taste NY at the Long Island Welcome Center

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Session 1: 11:00am-12:30pm or Session 2: 1:00pm-2:30pm
pick only one session... please note in the case that one session is not full, you may be given the option to switch to a different session

Join us for our next Entrepreneur & Small Business Workshop with Dr. Ann Charles Vegdahl from the Cornell Food Venture Center & Cynthia Colón from the Manufacturing & Technology Resource Consortium. Light refreshments will be served.

Topics will include:

  • Food Packaging Materials & Functions
  • Product Shelf Life & Food Stability
  • Grant Applications & Milestones
  • MTRC Success Stories

Taste NY at the Long Island Welcome Center
5100 Long Island Expressway (between exit 51 & 52 eastbound)
Dix Hills, NY 11746

Fee: $20 per person (please register additional people separately)
Discounted student rate of $10. Please choose Student session when registering.

Light refreshments will be served.

Registration Information:

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For Questions about this workshop call Nicole at 516-433-7970 Ext. 31 or email

Information About the Presenters:

Dr. Ann Charles Vegdahl is a Processing Authority with the Cornell Food Venture Center (CFVC) in NYC. She received her PhD in Microbial Biology from Rutgers University and is an expert in food safety, fresh produce, and microbial risk assessment. The CFVC provides assistance to ensure safety and stability of food products entering the marketplace, including lab analysis for pH, water, activity, and Brix of foods and beverages, Process Authority approval, shelf-life studies, and more.

Cynthia Colón is the Program Manager for the Manufacturing & Technology Resource Consortium (MTRC) at Stony Brook University. The MTRC is New York’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NY-MEP) center for the Long Island region. The center is designed to assist small to medium-sized manufacturing companies develop business growth and increase competitiveness. Together with their partners, MTRC assists businesses in incorporating new technologies, developing new products, improving productivity, and identifying potential funding to supplement project costs.




Nicole Borukhov
Community Nutrition Educator
516-832-2591 Ext. 31


Taste NY at the LI Welcome Center
5100 Long Island Expressway
Between Exits 51 and 52 east bound
Dix Hills, New York 11746

Last updated November 26, 2019