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Register a food business

Introduction to food business registration

You’ll need to register a food business if it:

  • sells, stores or cooks food or drink for sale directly to the public, like a cafe or restaurant
  • provides food for human consumption

You should register a minimum of 28 days before you start trading.

If you handle or process raw animal products, including meat, fish, eggs or dairy products, you may need to apply for premises approval instead of registering.

For more information, you can contact the Food and Safety team by email at


It’s free to register a food business.

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