If you are setting up a new food or catering business, the Food Standards Agency has provided guidance on the basic requirements. They also provide resources to help food businesses produce safe food.
We have produced a checklist below for things you need to consider:
If you are starting a new food business you can request an advice visit from a member of the Food & Safety team. This visit is free of charge and will cover the basic requirements you need to consider in order to comply with the law. You will not be given your Food Hygiene Rating during this visit.
If you wish to book an advice visit, please use contact the Food & Safety team: