Choose what type of a food vendor license you want to apply for. There are different requirements for fixed location vendors and transient vendors. You should decide whether you want a fixed location or whether you want to be able to move around California to be able to follow various events. Read More: Rules & Regulations for Selling Food ...
Before you start a home-based food business in California, you need to consider some basic legal issues. For example, you must know which foods you are allowed to prepare in your home kitchen, choose a business structure, apply for permits and licenses, learn about food safety, and obtain insurance.
Home cooks who sell meals made in their own kitchens are technically breaking the law in most states, but in California, a new law may change that. However, counties have to get on board first.
This page tells you about making and selling homemade packaged, shelf-stable foods. Starting in January 2013, Assembly Bill 1616 (also known as AB-1616) California’s “cottage food law” allowing certain food products to be made and sold to certain people in certain quantities went into effect! On this page, I attempt to distill those certain nuances to answer the question: Can I sell the ...
Food trucks and pop-up food vendors are all the rage these days, but a full-service taco truck, an ice cream truck, or a hot dog cart are all very different businesses. However, they all have something in common — a food vendor license. A food vendor license is a legal permit that allows you and your business to sell food in a certain municipality.
License to Sell Nursery Stock. A License to Sell Nursery Stock is required for any person who sells plants for planting, propagation, or ornamentation in California. The sale of nursery stock without a valid license is a violation of California Food and Agricultural Code § 6721.
In 2013, Cottage Food Operations (CFOs) became legal, allowing people to prepare, package and sell non-hazardous foods from a private home kitchen under the Homemade Food Act. Only specific foods are approved for CFOs and they have to be foods that don’t require refrigeration to avoid people from getting sick.
DPR issues two types of licenses: A license that allows a pesticide product or pest control device to be sold or used in California. These premarket licenses are called certificates of registration. A license or certificate for companies or individuals who are in the business of selling, applying, or recommending the use of pesticides.
When you sell or lease merchandise, vehicles, or other tangible personal property in California, even temporarily, you are generally required to register with our agency, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA), and to pay sales tax on your taxable sales. When you register, we will issue you a seller's permit. Sometimes people incorrectly refer to a seller's permit ...
Governor Jerry Brown signed California Assembly Bill 626 into law this week. It allows chefs and cooks to sell food products made from home kitchens.