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Food business registration

There are many types of food businesses in the Babergh and Mid Suffolk districts, from small retailers to large food manufacturers.

All food businesses are required to register with their local authority.

Mobile premises must be registered with the local authority where the mobile premise is normally kept overnight.

If you are starting a new food business, or have taken over the running of an existing food business, you need to complete a Food Premises Registration Form.

Register a food business in the Babergh District Council area
Register a food business in the Mid Suffolk District Council area

Register of Food Premises

Babergh District Council register of food premises (updated quarterly)

Mid Suffolk District Council register of food premises (updated quarterly)

The Food Standards Agency is an independent government department set up by an Act of Parliament in 2000 to protect the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food.

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