In India, Food License is indispensable for food business operator. It must be obtained by the Manufacturers, storage units, transporters, distributors, retailers, petty hawkers etc. Before commencing the food business, FSSAI license must be obtained from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. Not only obtain, but FSSAI License is equally important to be renewed within the time so that you would be able to continue to operate the business legally and comply with the FSSAI regulations.
The initial validity of the food license which is chosen by the food business operators can be 1 year up to 5 years and accordingly the fee is decided. As prescribed under FSSAI guidelines, every food business operator has to apply for renewal of the food license 30 days before the expiry of the current food license.