Starting a food business
We provide services and support for people wishing to start a food business in Brent.
Premises being used for a food business (including market stalls, delivery vehicles and other moveable structures) are required by law to register with us. There is no fee payable for registration.
For a full guide to starting a food business, please go to our section: Food businesses.
Our guide includes information about:
- Safety regulations
- Food sampling
- Food inspections
- Food labelling
Businesses that sell alcohol and/or trade late may need an alcohol and entertainment licence.
Businesses that trade from vehicles, trailers or stalls may need a street trading licence.
Visit our planning and building control section for advice about compliance with planning regulations for your premises.