FSSAI License provide assurance that the food business runs with appropriate registration/ license and a quality check. The food businesses are required to follow the FSSAI regulations and guidelines before start business. FSSAI is in entirely responsible for setting the standard and principles and controls for the welfare of food businesses in India.
If the annual turnover of a food business is below Rs. 12 lakh then basic Fssai Registration / Fssai License required. Who is starting up a business and unsure of expected turnover then basic food safety registration required but when turnover exceeds Rs. 12 Lakh upgraded to state license.
Dairy business having capacity less that 500 liters per day or production business having daily manufacturing capacity less than 100kg per day needs to get basic FSSAI registration and also includes wide range of businesses starting from small pan shops, tea stalls, home based food operators, small warehouses, canteen’s , mid day meal services and food processors. The tenure of for fssai registration/ Fssai License will choose from 1year to 5years.