Setting up a new food business

If you are setting up a new food business in Hull, you will need to -

  • register your business
  • apply for appropriate licences if applicable
  • have written procedures in place to manage food safely
  • have certain facilities on site

We can visit you if you are thinking of starting a food business to give you guidance about safe food hygiene practices and structural requirements for your premises.

Registering a food business

You must register your food premises with us at least 28 days before opening. If you have more than one premises, you will need to register all of them. Registration allows us to keep an up-to-date list of all those premises in our area so we can inspect them when we need to.

Find out more about registering your food business.