Starting a Food Business ? unaware about the compliance and License Requirements? Get all the information and details about FSSAI Licensing and Registration. Also get to know about the new age ideas about the food Industry.
A food business operator must follow food and safety guidelines to ensure food hygiene and sanitation norms in India. It is important for any food establishment dealing in the manufacture, procurement, process, package, and distribution of food articles to adhere to Food Safety and Standards (Licensing & Registration of Food Business) Regulations, 2011, in order to receive a license and maintain it. For this purpose, every food handler must follow Food Hygiene Rules.
FSSAI lists three categories for Food Business Operators – Basic license, state license and central license. The food business operator needs to apply for Food License or Registration depending upon the size, nature of the business and the annual turnover.
A food business operator needs to check eligibility in order to apply Central FSSAI License. Along with this there is a list of documents that are needed to be duly filled for applying Central FSSAI License. This license is mandatory for large scale food manufacturers and business with a turnover of above 20 crore.
Food License Registration is necessary for all who are operating in the food industry. It includes wholesalers, manufacturers, traders, suppliers, re-packers and many more. Food License type depends upon the annual turnover and various other factors related to Food business.

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