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Selling food - Govt approval?

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Selling food - Govt approval?

Postby Glow » 21 Jan 2012, 17:55

Greetings and Happy Chinese New Year!

I am thinking about selling some food items which I make at home, online. Is there some legal process I need to go through in order to do this? Like inspection of my food items or designating nutritional facts on the boxes? If so, what do I need to do or to whom do I speak with about these matters. Any info would be appreciated! Thanks!~ :notworthy:
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Re: Selling food - Govt approval?

Postby citizen k » 27 Jan 2012, 18:16

Yes, there are a lot of rules to opening a food production facility that meets fda approval. Get your feet wet here and have a look at just a few: ... ssifysn=16
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Re: Selling food - Govt approval?

Postby Hartzell » 04 Feb 2012, 14:39

If you want to set up an "online store" . . . . I am providing the contact information (below) for the PCSTORE shopping website. I am sure that the contact person there would be able to inform you of all relevant legal details regarding the sale of food items online.

PCSTORE also has regular seminars throughout Taiwan, and they are very reasonably priced, or maybe free. Good luck on your business venture.

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Address: 106 台北市敦化南路二段105號14樓
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