All stalls selling food must be registered as a food business with the producer’s local Environmental Health Department. In the case of mobile vehicles these must be registered with the EH Department at the local authority where the vehicle is normally stored when not in use.
The producer is responsible for complying with all laws and regulations regarding the production, preparation, labelling, display, storage and sale of goods. Stallholders must maintain adequate public, employee and products liability insurance. A copy of this to be supplied upon application for a stall and may be requested again at any time.
All stallholders selling pre-cooked food must hold a Food Hygiene Certificate and be able to produce this if requested. Stallholders cooking food on site must check temperature of food regularly and keep a record of checks for inspection. Hand washing facilities are provided for all stalls.
All stallholders must bring their own equipment, tables and market quality gazebos (no garden style gazebos will be permitted). Tents and umbrellas should be weighted down for safety. Signs should also be weighted and removed if there are strong winds.
If your stall is using electricity please make sure all appliances are PAT tested and circuit breakers used. Electric cables must be positioned safely, either covered on the ground to prevent tripping, or up above head height. Wiring should be safe.