To store, prepare, distribute or sell food on premises or from home you need to be registered with Environmental Health. This means all premises including; restaurants, cafes, hotels, shops, canteens, market stalls, mobile catering vans, food delivery vans and domestic premises.
Before you start trading (at least 28 days prior) you need to:
In addition, the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership aims to develop the economy and support business in the local area and provides a business advice and support service. If you need further advice or information regarding starting or developing your business contact the Business Helpline on 0300 111 8002 or email them on firstname.lastname@example.org. The helpline advisors will point you in the right direction or arrange for a Growth Hub Advisor to contact you to discuss more complex or in-depth issues.
If you have any questions regarding food business contact us using the details located on the right-hand side.