MDARD Business Support

Whether you’re just getting started or reaching up to the next level, there are many resources available to assist.

MDARD Food & Ag Business Development – The economic development team at MDARD can help solve your unique supply chain problems, help with regulatory efficiencies, and keep you connected to grants and other funding sources. 

MDARD International Marketing and Export Assistance – This team at MDARD is committed to helping businesses develop opportunities with trade partners around the world. They have vast experience and much success securing Michigan craft beverage companies with fruitful, international partnerships. 

MDARD Food Establishment License Assistance - It's a good idea to involve your regional MDARD food inspector as you plan your craft beverage processing business. They are a valuable asset in helping to you get it right the first time, which can save you headaches down the road. Find your regional inspector by calling the Customer Service Center at 1-800-292-3939.

Additional Licensing Information

This is the official website of the Michigan Craft Beverage Council. The Council has the mission to provide for research into Michigan agricultural products, such as fruits, hops and barley that are used in the production of Michigan wine, cider, beer, spirits and mixed spirit drinks.