What to consider when opening a new food business

Advice on starting a new food business can be found on the Food Standards Agency website and Derby City Council Food Safety advice for businesses.

The Food Standards Agency have also produced a booklet, Starting up: Your first steps to running a catering business, which gives an outline of all the main things a new food business needs to know.  

Before starting the business you will need to consider:


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Contact details

Post address:
Derby City Council, The Council House, Corporation Street, Derby DE1 2FS
Phone: 01332 640779
Minicom: 01332 640666

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