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Set up a Fast Food in Ireland

Set up a Fast Food in Ireland

The food industry is growing in Ireland and, more importantly, it enjoys a high level of consumer confidence. Those who want to invest in this field can set up a restaurant or a fast-food or a catering company. Businessmen who are interested in Ireland company formation and want to open a fast food will need to fulfil a set of requirements related to the safety of the products sold on the local market and to obtain specific licenses which are issued for food providersOur experts in company registration in Ireland can offer assistance on the regulations available for the catering industry

Requirements for fast food companies in Ireland  

Regardless of the size of the company or its legal entity, all food businesses operating in Ireland have to meet a set of requirements which mainly aim at the safety of the respective food products. It is important to know that the businessmen are fully responsible for providing safe products.

Below, investors can find out more information on the fast food businesses in Ireland

In order to open a fast food in Dublin or in any other Irish city, the businessmen will have to start the procedures of company formation in Ireland by registering the business with the relevant authorities, in order to meet all the legal provisions imposed for commercial companies. After such procedures are completed, the company can start its operations. However, the business may need approval for its activities prior to starting the operations. Our team of Irish company formation agents can provide assistance on the registration procedure.  

Legislation for fast food hygiene in Ireland  

Any company operating as a fast food in Ireland will need to comply with the food hygiene regulations. The main legislation in this sense is the Regulation 852/2004/EC, which prescribes the conditions for the safety of the products, the premises in which the food is prepared and sold, the way it must be handled and transported, the equipment that must be used or the temperature of the premises. 

Those interested in Ireland company formation in this field must know that the general principles under which food businesses – including fast foods, must carry their operations are prescribed under the Regulation 178/2002/EC

The main authority regulating this sector is the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), which provides a comprehensive legislation applicable at a national level. 

Businessmen are invited to receive more details on the fast food regulations available here from our team of Ireland company formation consultants. Please contact our specialists for more information.