Any one starting a new food business (including storing, selling, distributing or preparing food) must register with the Council at least 28 days before doing so.
Anyone who handles open food should be trained in food hygiene principles. The Council offers businesses training in the nationally accredited foundation in food hygiene.
is the food group for the heart of England region and an expert in all things food. Working with small to medium sized food businesses they provide essential services to help forward thinking companies successfully compete in their market place.
The Great Peak District Fair is a combination of produce market, cultural activity, tourism promotion and trade fair at the geographical centre of the Peak District, which takes place annually in October at Pavilion Gardens, Buxton. Businesses wishing to exhibit at the event should contact Pavilion Gardens on 01298 23114 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Markets offer an outlet for fledgling food businesses. The Fine Food Market held in Leek each third Saturday of the month is an ideal platform to start your business from. Visit the markets section to discover more.
Last updated: 21st November 2013