Food hygiene

Register a food business

If you -

  • prepare food
  • distribute food
  • store food
  • sell food

you need to register your business with us.

This can include -

  • restaurants
  • cafes
  • bars
  • shops
  • canteens
  • market stalls
  • mobile catering units
  • food businesses run from your home

If you have made significant changes to the business then you need to complete the registration form again. This includes changes to -

  • owner 
  • limited company name
  • business name
  • vehicle

To register or inform us of changes apply for your Food Business Registration.

Starting up - Your first steps to running a catering business

Visit the Food Standards Agency website to find out more about what to consider when running a food business.

Enterprise Panel

Join the Enterprise Panel to find out how you can influence decision-making locally.