If you are new to wholesale you will need to seek out information before you reach out to Lakewinds. Depending on your product, here are some resources to help you get started:

Food manufacture/ producer:

https://carlsonschool.umn.edu/grownorth/resource-databases/resource-library

https://www.auri.org/videos/packaging-guide-for-scalable-food-businesses-webinar/

https://www.mda.state.mn.us/business-dev-loans-grants/starting-food-business-roadmap

 

Wellness/Supplements:

https://www.fda.gov/food/dietary-supplements

 

If you are interested in learning more around our expectations of working with us, please refer to our ‘Become a vendor with Lakewinds’ page on our website, this will provide more information around our product standards and category specific expectations.
If you have additional questions please direct those to our Purchasing Manager Carrie Miller, contact info: carriemi@lakewinds.com