Cottage Food Production

What is "Cottage Food"?

As defined by the Utah Code:

Title 4 Utah Agricultural Code

Chapter 5 Utah Wholesome Food Act

Section 9.5 Cottage food production operations.

(a) "Cottage food production operation" means a person, who in the person's home, produces a food product that is  not a potentially hazardous food or a food that requires time/temperature controls for safety.

(b) "Home" means a primary residence:

(i) occupied by the individual who is operating a cottage food production operation; and

(ii) which contains:

(A) a kitchen designed for common residential usage; and

(B) appliances designed for common residential usage.

Contact the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food for information on registering your cottage kitchen.