If you are thinking of starting up a food business, you may wish to check out the Food Standards Agency's starting a food business advice. You may also find the following information helpful:
- If you are changing the use of a building you may require Planning Permission.
- If you are selling alcohol or providing food late at night you will require a Licence.
- If you wish to trade on any of Ely’s markets then you will need to speak to Ely Markets.
Food handlers need to be adequately trained in food hygiene (Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering is recommended). This can be done via on-line courses.
Food Hygiene Training Providers – please note this is an introduction only and not a recommendation.