Candy shops, Confectioners and Chocolatiers require environmental health licenses usually from counties and cities. However, the exact license type can vary widely with some jurisdictions specially licensing confectioners, while others treat candy like any other packaged retail food. Candy makers can expect to obtain licenses and permits from state, county and city governments.
Once the home of numerous large national corporations, Rochester has evolved into a center of learning, science and innovation. Twelve colleges and universities in and around Rochester form a consortium of academic institutions. Collaborations between universities and local industry have led Rochester to become the foremost center of imaging technology. For an entrepreneur wanting to enter this high-tech, highly educated world, setting up shop isn't too difficult. Although the city and state have significant licensing regulations, Rochester makes its application processes clear and easy.