FSSAI TRADE LICENSE

What is FSSAI Trade License?

FSSAI stands for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India which is an organization that monitors and governs the food business in India. It is an autonomous body that is established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.

The FSSAI has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (FSS Act) which is a consolidating statute related to food safety and regulation in India. It ensures the food products undergo quality checks thereby curtailing the food adulteration and sale of sub-standard products.

It is responsible for the registering and licensing of the Food Business Operators (FBO) in India and it lays down the rules and regulations for running the food business in India.

Why this License is Required?

FSSAI registration is mandatory compliance that ensures the safety of food products supplied or manufactured by various establishments in India. All the traders, manufacturers, restaurants who are involved in the food business must obtain a 14-digit license number which is printed on their food products.

Who can get FSSAI Trade License?

Food Growers

Food Processors

Food Exporter & Transporters

Food Retailers

Restaurants

Food Packagers

Food Manufactures

Food Storage

Food Additives

Food Chemical

Document Required for FSSAI Trade License

Documents Required for Distributor, Marketer, Retailer Of Snacks/Tea, Retailer, Supplier, Wholesaler

Role of Shamkris and Process of FSSAI Trade License

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance with mandatory licence requirements in the organization. A simple and guidance methodology help organisation to achieve licence in a timely manner and cost-effective. Shamkris support 100% in advisory, Guidance, Compliance with respect to license requirements to obtain approval.

The License process described below:

Advisory for the document required

Preparation of documents as per application & list of documents.

Application File

Inspection by the department if required

Liason department

License issued

Yearly Compliance if Applicable

Renewal when due

Who can issue the FSSAI Trade License?

FAQ

FSSAI registration or License is mandatory for all types of food business operators in India whether they are transporters, distributors, manufacturers or caterers, etc. there are 3 types of registration available depending upon the annual turnover and type of the establishments or business.

Importance of FSSAI includes: The major importance of FSSAI License is that it ensures that your food is verified chemically and hence is safe to consume. ‘Health before wealth’ is a common quote as well as fact. Therefore, anything related directly to health is a matter of great sensitivity.

FSSAI has been created for laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption.