The objectives of the Georgia 4-H Food Product Development Contest are:
  • To develop and demonstrate leadership and communication skills
  • To develop team working skills while integrating individual contributions
  • To encourage innovative and creative thinking skills through the development of new food products and marketing strategies
  • To develop an understanding and appreciation for the many aspects of the food industry
  • To acquire knowledge of quality standards, preparation and storage functional properties, feasibility of product, and marketing strategies