As to prevent the sanitation hazards resulting from eating and drinking and to ensure food safety and thereby to protect citizens’ good health, if you would like to run a food business, you are required to obtain the permission from the health department pursuant to the Food Sanitation Act.
There are various kind of industries that are related with food business and requires permission to run. To give further information, there are 34 industries in total and are as shown in the following list.
|Category||Name of industry|
|Cooking||1. Restaurant businesses (meaning businesses of general eating places, cooking stores, Japanese inns, caterers, lunch box stores, bars, cabarets and others)
2. Coffee shop businesses
|Manufacturing||1. Confectionery businesses
2. Bean jam manufacturing industry
3. Ice cream manufacturing industry
4. Dairy product manufacturing industry
5. Processed meat product manufacturing industry
6. Fish jelly product manufacturing industry
7. Food freezer or cold storage businesses
8. Nonalcoholic-beverage manufacturing industry
9. Lactic acid bacteria beverage manufacturing industry
10. Ice manufacturing industry
11. Edible fat and oil manufacturing industry
12. Margarine or shortening manufacturing industry
13. Miso manufacturing industry
14. Soy sauce manufacturing industry
15. Sauce manufacturing industry
16. Alcoholic beverage manufacturing industry
17. Bean curd manufacturing industry
18. Fermented soybeans manufacturing industry
19. Noodles manufacturing industry
20. Daily dish manufacturing industry
21. Canned or bottled food manufacturing industry
22. Additive manufacturing industry
|Processing||1. Milk processing businesses
2. Special milking and processing businesses
3. Milk collecting businesses
4. Slaughtering businesses
5. Food irradiation businesses
|Sales||1. Milk sales businesses
2. Processed meat sales businesses
3. Fish and seafood sales businesses
4. Fish and seafood auction businesses
5. Ice sales businesses
If you are considering running any of these businesses mentioned above, please do not forget you must obtain permissions or else it would be transgression to the Food Sanitation Act.
We, Z’xent Pro, offers services to provide support to obtain those permits. Please feel free to contact us at any time and we are glad to help.
We will be giving more information regarding the food permit next time. See you!