Eating is one of the most basic and urgent needs of human beings, so food business is always evaluated as a potential and stable business that serves the most basic needs of people. No matter what the period, people always have a great need for food. Therefore, the food business has always been an extremely stable type of business. So what are the conditions for setting up a food trading company? To answer your questions, Viet An Law Firm offers the article on conditions for establishing a travel company below.
Food business is the performance of one, many, or all of the referral activities, preservation services, transportation services or food trade.
Currently popular forms of food business include:
Investment conditions for foreign investors are conditions that foreign investors when carrying out investment activities are required to meet in investment industries and trades subject to investment conditions for foreign investors as prescribed in international treaties on investment, relevant laws, ordinances and decrees.
Accordingly, foreign investors, when establishing a company, need to satisfy the following conditions:
Based on the Law on Investment 2020 and the annexes promulgated thereafter, the field of investment in food business belongs to conditional business lines. Accordingly, when establishing a foreign-invested food trading company, it will have to ensure food safety conditions for food production and trading establishments.
According to the current law, because food business is an industry directly related to human health, business establishments are required to ensure the following safety conditions:
After fully preparing the above conditions, you are required to contact the food hygiene and safety management board to apply for a certificate of satisfaction of food hygiene and safety. The preparatory procedure will be as follows:
An application for a food safety permit includes:
Before applying for the certificate of satisfaction of food hygiene and safety, the establishment owner and employees working there must register for training in food hygiene and safety knowledge with the provincial Food Safety Management Board, the city where the business is located.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade will have authority to grant authority to establishments producing alcohol, beverage, processed milk, vegetable oil, flour, starch, cakes, jams and sweets.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development shall have the authority to issue qualified permits for agricultural, forestry and fishery or salt initial production establishments covering the entire process from cultivation to harvesting and at wholesale markets and agricultural auctions.
The Food Safety Department of the Ministry of Health will have the authority to grant to companies with the scale of providing 300 meals / day or more. The facilities offer ready-to-eat meals. Food service in hospitals, export processing zones, industrial parks or collective kitchens, canteens of universities, colleges and intermediate schools.
The food hygiene and safety permit is valid for three years. After being issued, the authorities will check again. If the establishment violates regulations on production and business, the granted license will be revoked.
To be able to set up a food trading company, you need to prepare the following steps:
For food business, when established, you can register some business lines as follows:
|STT||Business line||Business code|
|2||Food retail, food. Beverages, cigarettes, pipe tobacco account for a large proportion in general business stores.||4711|
|3||Retail sale of food in specialized stores.||4722|
|4||Wholesale sale of agricultural, forest raw materials (except wood, bamboo, cork) and live animals (types permitted by the state)||4620|
|5||Wholesale of rice, wheat, other grains, flour.||4631|
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