You need a Food Processing license if your business manufactures, packages, labels, or stores food to sell to distribute to other businesses.The specific license(s) you need depends on what your business makes and how it makes it. In addition to the applications listed on this page you may need Shellfish License if you handle clams or other mollusks or a Dairy License if sell milk or ice cream. Contact us if you have any questions about the license process.
You need a license and must use a commercial kitchen and commercial refrigerator if you prepare for for a special event or sell products to people, other businesses or at farmers' markets.
A variance is needed for certain food processes including:
All variance requests and cook-chill, sous vide processes must be supported by a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HAACP) plan.