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Starting a food business

Here is a quick guide to setting up a food business in Copeland:

Planning permission

Depending on where you want to run your business, you may need planning approval. For further information, click here.

Food registration

It is a legal requirement to register premises used for a food business (including market stalls, delivery vehicles and other moveable structures).

For more information, click here.

Others sources of help

Food Standards Agency

Cumbria County Council Trading Standards