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Business Start-up Information

Thursday, 26 January 2017

A food business is defined as ‘any undertaking, whether for profit or not and whether public or private, carrying out any of the activities related to any stage of production, processing and distribution of food.’

The information contained within this factsheet aims to provide general guidelines for those involved in setting up a food business. It outlines initial steps to be followed as well as a brief description of legislation. However, the responsibility lies with the individual food business operator to determine how the Regulations apply in practice to them, as this document is not an interpretation of the law.

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Starting a Food Business |