How many knows the meaning of FSMS
15-20% knows. Its High in Demand to know FSMS represents Food industry 100%
What percentage of industries are following Food compliances
45-50%, Its high in demand towards Food Business executives 95%

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Food industry entrepreneurs  or professionals looking towards Food quality standards implementation, as a need towards  regulatory compliance & growth of  food industry :

      i.e Restaurants, Hotels, Food Packaging organizations, Food manufacturing or production houses,  edible Oils, Wine industry, dairy products,  agriculture sector, semi-finished or finished food products,  looking towards –

        Food License- Registration, state-license,  Central-License, Food Safety trainings , third party audit,  FSMS , HACCP… more ).                   

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Kind of BusinessCriteriaLicense/ Registration
Petty Food Business Operators
Manufactures or sells any kind of food by himself/herself, Petty retailer, hawker, itinerant vendor, temporary stall, Thela, Sweets Shop, Juice Stall etc.
e.g Gol gappa stall, fruits/vegetables vendors, snacks stall, Tea Stall, Samosa, Bread pakoda, retail shops, Temporary Food Stalls like Chinese food stall, South Indian Food etc.
Temporary or fixed stall or food premise involved in preparation, storage, distribution and sale of food products that can be served as a snacks/ tea/coffee and similar variants.
Hawker – Selling packaged or freshly prepared food by travelling (usually on foot or movable carts) from one location to other
Annual Turnover upto Rs. 12 LacsRegistration
Dairy Units including Milk Chilling Units
Dairy processing means handling, processing, manufacturing, packing, storing, distribution & transportation of milk and milk products.
More than 50,000 Liters of Milk per dayCentral License
Note: Registration for Petty Milkman, Milk Vendors, License for rest according to Eligibility criteriaMore than 2500 MT of Milk Solid Per
annum
 
 10001 – 50,000 Ltrs
of Milk per day
State License
 501 MT – 2500 MT
of Milk Solids per
annum
 
 501 – 10,000 Ltrs of Milk per dayState License
 2.5 MT – 500 MT of Milk Solids per
annum
 
 Upto 500 Ltrs of Milk per dayRegistration
 Upto 2.5 MT of Milk Solids per annum 
Vegetable Oil Processing Units
Vegetable oil processing means processing of vegetables to produce vegetable oils by the process of solvent extraction/expeller and
refining including oil expeller units.
More than 2 MT per dayCentral License
1-2 MT per dayState License
   
 Below 1 MT per dayState License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
Slaughtering House
Slaughtering means a process of transporting, stunning, butchering, dressing, processing, storing & distribution of live animals/poultry birds.
Large Animals: More than 50
Small Animals: More than 150
Poultry Birds: More than 1000
Central License
Meat shop, Chicken Shop, Mutton Shop Lamb Meat etc.Large Animals: 3 to 50
Small Animals: 11 to 150
Poultry Birds: 51 to 1000
State License
 Large Animals: 2
Small Animals: 10
Poultry Birds: 50
Registration
Meat Processing
Meat processing means further processing of slaughtered animals/poultry birds into meat & meat products, packaging, storing
& transportation of meat & meat products.
More than 500 Kg Meat per day
or
More than 150 MT
Meat per annum
Central License
Fish processing means handling, processing of fish, manufacturing of fish products, packing, storing, distribution & transportation of fish and fish products.Upto 500 Kg Meat per day
or
Upto 150 MT Meat per annum
State License
 Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
All Food Manufacturing/ Processing units other than Dairy Units, Vegetable Oil, Meat Processing and Slaughtering Houses
Manufacturing/Processing Unit means a person/entity which owns or operates an establishment that manufactures or processes a food product.
Production Capacity:
More than 2 MT per day
Central License
This term includes, but is not limited to contract manufacturers, contract packers and other entities that manufactures or processes a
food product.
No Grains, Cereals or Pulses Milling Units 
Manufacturing or processing means each step in conversion of raw material derived from livestock and agricultural produce into products for intermediate or final consumption. The process includes procurement, receipt, preparation, Manufacturing/processing, packaging, storage, distribution & transportation of food products.
Repacking means packing of food product into different sizes with labeling after doing minimal processing as required like sorting,
Production Capacity:
101 Kgs/Ltrs – 1 MT per Day
All  Grains,  Cereals, Pulses Milling units without any limit
on Production
State License
grading, sieving etc. from wholesale packages. The food product is not manipulated & the composition or formulation is not affected or changed.Capacity. 
Production Capacity:
1MT – 2 MT per Day
State License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annum
Or
Production capacity
upto 100 Kgs/Ltrs per day
Registration
Proprietary FoodNo restriction on production capacityCentral License
Novel Food
With prior Product Approval/ NOC from FSSAI
No restriction on production capacityCentral License
Storage – Cold/Refrigerated
Cold/refrigerated storage is an activity where refrigerated/ frozen food products in packed or unpacked condition is stored for further distribution in refrigeration/ freezing storage facilities.
Storage Capacity of More than 10,000 MTCentral License
Storage Capacity Upto 10,000 MTState License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
Storage – Atmospheric Controlled + Cold
Controlled Atmosphere storage is an activity where food products in packed or unpacked condition is stored for further distribution in controlled atmosphere storage facilities. A controlled atmosphere,
generally used for storage of dry commodities & agricultural produce
Storage Capacity of More than 1,000 MTCentral License
Storage Capacity Upto 1,000 MTState License
in which the concentrations of oxygen, carbon dioxide and nitrogen, as well as the temperature and humidity of a storage room are regulated.Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
Storage Without Atmospheric Controlled + Cold
Storage is an activity where food products in packed or unpacked condition is stored for further distribution in storage facilities, also called warehouses, godowns, etc
Storage Capacity of More than 50,000 MTCentral License
Storage Capacity Upto 50,000 MTState License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
Transporter (having a number of specialised vehicles like insulated refrigerated van/wagon, milk tankers etc.)
Transportation is an activity of transporting food products (both packed and bulk) from one location to another in vehicles/containers including specialized vehicles like insulated refrigerated van/ wagon, oil/milk tankers etc.
Food Trucks are also covered in this category
More than 100 Vehicles and Turnover more than Rs. 30 Crores per annumCentral License
Upto 100 Vehicles and Turnover upto Rs. 30 Crores per annumState License
Single Vehicle and Turnover upto Rs.
12 Lacs per annum
Registration
Wholesaler
Wholesale is an activity in the distribution channel where food product is procured in bulk and then sold to resellers/retailers rather than to consumers.
Turnover more than Rs. 30 Crores per
annum
Central License
Turnover upto Rs.
30 Crores per annum
State License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
Distributor
Distribution is an activity in the distribution channel where food product is distributed from the original place of manufacture to the person who makes the final delivery or sale of the food product to the ultimate consumer.
Turnover more than Rs. 20 Crores per
annum
Central License
Turnover upto Rs. 20 Crores per
annum
State License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
Supplier
Supply is an activity in the distribution channel where food product is
Turnover more than Rs. 20 Crores per
annum
Central License
provided to the consumer as per the requirements raised by the consumer.Turnover upto Rs.
20 Crores per annum
State License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
Retailer
Retail is an activity where food products is procured from a manufacturer, distributor or wholesaler and sold to the ultimate end user.
E.g. Retail Shop/ Fish/ Meat/Poultry shop/ seller/Sweet Shop/Snacks/Confectionery or Bakery Shop
Turnover more than Rs. 20 Crores per
annum
Central License
Turnover upto Rs. 20 Crores per
annum
State License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
Marketer
Marketing (self) means promoting food product of a brand in the market which is owned by the self.
Marketing (Third Party) means promoting food poduct of a brand in the market which is not owned by the self.
Turnover more than Rs. 20 Crores per
annum
Central License
Turnover upto Rs. 20 Crores per
annum
State License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
HotelFive Star and AboveCentral License
Hotel is a commercial establishment providing lodging, meals, and other guest services.Three Star and Four StarState License
In general, to be called a hotel, an establishment must have a minimum of six letting bedrooms, at least three of which must have attached (ensuite) private bathroom facilities.One Star, Two Star or Hotel without Star Rating by Ministry of Tourism
(HRACC)
State License
 Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
Restaurant and Bars
Restaurant is a type of food service operation which prepares, serves food and drinks to customers in exchange for money. Meals are generally served and eaten on the premises, but many restaurants also offer take-out and food delivery services, and some offer only take-out and delivery.
Turnover more than
Rs. 20 Crores per annum
Central License
Turnover upto Rs. 20 Crores per
annum
State License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
Club/Canteen
Canteen or Cafeteria is a dining area in an institution/ establishment serving food (being prepared in the premises or procured from other location or source) to individuals associated with or visiting the institution
Turnover More than Rs 12 Lacs per
annum
State License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
Caterer
Food Service Establishment involved in preparation, storage, serving and /or transport of food for consumption of a group at a venue of ceremony/celebration /ritual/institution.
Turnover More than Rs 20 Crores per annumCentral License
Turnover upto Rs. 20 Crores per annumState License
Food Vending Agencies
Sale of packaged/fresh food from a temporary or fixed stall/cart/ machine by an individual or by automation.
More than 100 Vending Machines and/or located in two or more
States/UTs
Central License
Upto 100 Vending
Machines in only one State/UT
State License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annum or Upto 12 Vending Machines in only
one State/UT
Registration
Dhaba
Food service establishment generally located near roadside/highway involved in processing, storing, packaging and selling of food to customers for consumption
Boarding houses serving food
A building providing food and lodging for paying guest.
Banquet halls with food catering arrangements
A specified area such as hall which is used for the purpose of hosting parties/ ceremonies involved in preparation and serving of food to customers for consumption.
Home Based Canteens/ Dabba Wallas
An individual or establishment involved in distribution of packed meals (usually packed lunch) from food service establishments such as home based caterer or restaurants to customers.
Permanent/ Temporary stall Holder
A stand/booth/compartment/small covered area being used for
preparation and /or sale of freshly prepared or packaged food for
Turnover more than Rs. 12 Lacs per annumState License
Turnover upto Rs 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
consumption. This structure maybe temporary or permanent (fixed).
Food stalls/ Arrangements in religious gatherings/ fairs etc
A stand/booth/compartment/small covered area being used for preparation and /or sale or distribution of freshly prepared or packaged food being offered as Prasad in a religious institution.
  
Importers
Importers importing food items including food ingredients and additives for
commercial use
Import is an activity where articles of trade from a foreign source is brought into a domestic market in the course of trade
Importing any type of food product with no limit on the capacityCentral License
Food Business Activities at premises of Central Govt Agencies such as
Storage, Wholesale, Distribution, Retail etc
Documents for License as per the business activity – Storage, Wholesale, Distribution, Retail
No limit on Capacity or TurnoverCentral License
Departmental Canteens at the premises of Central Govt. Institutions
Food Service Establishment involved in preparation and serving of food for
consumption of a group of individuals working or visiting central government
agencies
Turnover More than Rs. 12 Lacs per
annum
Central License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumCentral Registration
Food Business Activities at premises of Airport/Seaport such as Storage, Wholesale, Distribution, Retail etc
Food Service Establishment involved in preparation and serving of food at
airports/seaports
Documents for License as per the business activity – Storage, Wholesale, Distribution, Retail
No limit on Capacity or TurnoverCentral License
   
Mid day Meal Caterer –
The Midday Meal Scheme is a school meal programme of the Government of India designed to better the nutritional standing of school-age children nationwide. The programme supplies free lunches on working days for children in primary and upper primary classes in government, government aided, local body, Education Guarantee Scheme, and alternate innovative education centres, Madarsa and Maqtabs supported under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, and National Child Labour Project schools run by the ministry of labour. Caterer preparing and transporting food to institutions under Midday meal scheme.
Turnover More than Rs 20 Crores per
annum
Central License
Turnover upto Rs. 20 Crores per annumState License
Mid Day Meal Canteen-
Canteens serving food under mid day meal scheme in Schools
Turnover More than Rs 12 Lacs per
annum
State License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumRegistration
Exporter
a) Documents for License for 100% Export Oriented Units b) Documents for License for Trader/Merchant Exporter c) Documents for License for Manufacturer Exporter
No limit on Capacity or TurnoverCentral License
Caterers/Restaurants/Canteens/Hawkers/Petty Retailers at the premises of Railway Stations or under the control of Indian RailwaysTurnover More than Rs. 12 Lacs per
annum
Central License
Turnover upto Rs. 12 Lacs per annumCentral Registration
E-Commerce
E-commerce also known as electronic commerce or internet commerce, refers to the buying and selling of goods or services using the internet, and the transfer of money and data to execute these transactions. Ecommerce is often used to refer to the sale of physical products online, but it can also describe any kind of commercial transaction that is facilitated through the internet.
No limit on Capacity or TurnoverCentral License
Head Office/Registered Office
Food Business Operators having food business activities in two or more States/UTs have to declare one Head Office/Registered Office.
Documents for Head office License only
Documents for Head Office License along with Food Business Activity
No limit on Capacity or TurnoverCentral License
 

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