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Can I sell cakes I make in my home kitchen on social media?

Selling cakes and other baked goods produced in one's own kitchen is becoming increasingly popular. Luckily, this is allowed under the law with a few stipulations. First, you must sell directly to the end consumer, products may not be shipped. Additionally, you cannot sell across state lines due to the fact the different states have different laws concerning food made in one's own kitchen (called "Cottage Food Law"). Finally, the food to be sold must be covered under South Carolina's Cottage Food Law. The details of this law are described in the Cottage Law Factsheet.

If you have any further questions, please direct them to Adair Hoover (cpope@clemson.edu) or Kimberly Baker (kabaker@clemson.edu).