Home Based Food Business Regulation

Congratulations! You have just taken the first step-your personal decision to become one of the entrepreneurs focused on yummy food business based on the comfort of your own home.

The following will tackle on the regulations on how to operate, handle and prosper in a venture dealing with food industry.

As we try to comprehend how to spot the food business parameter and its do’s and don’ts established at the comfort of your own home, at all times bear in mind that the vital aspect of it is to exult in the privilege of having good, healthy, wonderful-tasting food to eat. It is about time to celebrate nutrition. As entrepreneurs, the secret to success is to catch the taste of the consumers. Once they have been satisfied with the food you offer, they will continue to crave for more. Soon enough they will be falling in line just to taste that sumptuous food you offer. Therefore, your menu should be the very first thing that you have to consider. Check the cleanliness and make sure that the food you are serving is free from impurities. Serve it hot and squeaking clean. Rule number one: nothing beats a chow that is fresh, uncontaminated and deliciously good.

Home Grown Food Business Strategy

In this light, you have to consider now your capital. Money is an inevitable aspect of a business. There is a commensurate cost that you have to consider in every production no matter how small it is. A lot of ways can be deduced to acquire your capital. It can be through your own savings or you might as well get a loan from the bank. It depends on your prerogative and capability to obtain your investment. Always remember that you have to check unto your cash. Audit every single cent that you are spending and earning. A clear process of measuring how rich you are now is through proper accounting. Rule number two: be a mathematician.

After securing your capital, the stall and its business brand is the next thing you have to consider. The stall must be in the vicinity of your own home or lot. However, you can also place advertisements in a form of posters and stickers if you are just planning to have a delivery and order type business. Most importantly, the name of your establishment must be very catchy, novel and unique. Rule number three: you have to be extra resourceful and creative.

Finally, you have to put now particular attention to the intricate details of the business. The materials you are going to use must be complete and readily accessible. The phone number that the consumers could contact you must be functional and always on hand. The customers like it fast and quick. Food should be delivered on time whatever it takes. Rule number four: Be very particular. Borrow the eye of an owl and the speed of an eagle.


  • Esther Makori said on July 28, 2011
    i want to start a delivery and order food kind of business.in Upper Kabete, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Esther Makori said on July 29, 2011
    Hi, i want to start a delivery on order food business but want to expand it by opening a restaurant in a bus booking office in Nairobi Kenya,how do i go with this.with the initial one,if am working,is it okey that i employ some one?
  • adrianne west said on August 15, 2011
    i live in newcastle-upon-tyne U.K. and am from malaysia originally. i would like to start a home based food business selling malaysian / indian food and malaysian desserts to the ever increasing malaysian students here. i intend to do it as a take away service. i also want to market my malaysian pancakes to a wider market and already have a few orders and also to give 'tasters' to few yuppie coffee places. need some advice on marketing and how to manage the accounts for this small business.
  • yaadgar catering services said on November 4, 2011
    i m based in chennai & would like to start home based food business selling indian food in nonveg items & take orders for all type of occasions & would like to supply all office canteens & college & already take orders for the parties & all types of occasions & would like to grow my business need some advice on marketing
  • preeti said on November 15, 2011
    Hi, I am based in Malaysia and would like to start home based food delivery business. i specialize in varieties of northern Indian food but all vegetarian. need your expert advice on how to start. thank you
  • Lalitha said on November 18, 2011
    I am from Malaysia and would like to more info on home based food delivery business. Thank you
  • J.C. Mohanraj said on November 21, 2011
    Dear Friends, I am based in Coimbatore and I am very much interested to sell pure 100% organic products such as rice, pulses,honey, nuts,and other organic products to direct to home. In and around Coimabtore and other neighboring cities i can supply on con- firmed order through e-mail or telephone. Genuine buyers those who are interested in organic products may contact: Moble No.0/9894024995
  • Grace said on December 13, 2011
    Hi My Name is Grace and i live in Washington D C and would like more information on marketing this home based food business. I do have a current working telephone with a valid number, I can deliver or one can pick up.
  • MANISHA said on January 15, 2012
    I stay in thane in maharashtra in india and want to start small business at home please help me to decide
  • Sunitha Nair said on February 23, 2012
    Please suggest some name so that I can deliver food from my home.
  • Sam said on April 8, 2012
    Hey, I am Sam from India and i have a passion to food business. I would like to start up with a small take away eatery joint both veg and non veg and also cater to students and corporate offices but i am located purely in a residential area. Kindly help me and guide me how to go about with my proposition
  • Alice Mwathi said on April 20, 2012
    hey , am from Kenya i would love to start a delivery food business from my home. kindly help me out on the guidelines.
  • Jean said on May 7, 2012
    I would like to start like to sell my homemade "dilly beans" to the public. What do I need for permits to get started in doing this? Do I need to have a special kitchen, health inspections etc? I would be doing this in the Seattle WA area surrounding areas. Thanks for any help you could give me.
  • Padmashree said on July 3, 2012
    Hi I am padmashree from Mysore,Vijayanagar. I would like to do the veg catering service to the office in Mysore. Kindly help me to get the contacts.
  • Rita D'alfonso said on July 6, 2012
    Hi, I am Rita and returning back home to live from Australia and had an idea of opening a gluten free business selling stuff to shops etc] mind you I have been in the food industry for the last 25 years as I am a chef , but never succeeded in opening a business , and this will be my last chance ... please can you help ..as from where to start . I have food handling certificate and certificate 2 and 3 . Thank you ...
  • Mamta said on July 19, 2012
    Hello I myself Mamta from Bhilwara . I would like to start my home made tiffin and office catering business , I am having expertise in Punjabi and Rajasthani food .Kindly advice me for the same. Thank You
  • Suresh R Iyer said on August 9, 2012
    I want to start manufacturing spices, pickles, chuttneys, nutritional compliment diet etc from home with proper packing etc. pls guide me how to go about it.
  • vijaya lakshmi said on August 13, 2012
    I am expert in preparing pickles of all types Like mango. lemon etc & chuttney powders, puliyogre mix i want to start my own business in my home please let me know regarding license, registration and marketing. regards
  • sarita said on September 23, 2012
    Write your business location to help you better. Exp: City, State, Countryhi,i m situated in mumbai,thane,india.have completed my ihmct & have passion for cooking food.want to start acatering service from home or a mobile van.highly confused from start.can u plz help.
  • Mallika said on December 26, 2012
    Hi, We are running a home based catering business in Chennai, India. We supply for offices near by. We want to expand our business. We lack marketing as we do not have extra investment. Can you suggest few tips to outstand in our business?
  • Najma Sheikh said on January 11, 2013
    Hi, i'm from Indore India wish to start a packaged cooked food bizz plz help me and give details abt it and any one who has the same passion from my city or nearby contact me on najma_1@yahoo.com
  • shashank said on March 9, 2013
    Hi... I am shashank. I am situated in kothrud, pune, Maharashtra state india. I would like to start the veg- nonveg restaurant on order based from home. I am very confused how to start the business. can you please help me and please tell me which license required to start the business.
  • sonali pandit said on March 20, 2013
    I live in pune,Maharashtra state, India. I newly started a buss of homemade spices, halad, bhajni etc. I want help how to market my products and get profit. Thank you,
  • Navaneethakrishnan said on April 22, 2013
    We are the Exporter of Food Snacks from INDIA, if you looking snacks, pls contact jegaanexports@gmail.com
  • thyagaraj said on June 6, 2013
    we are good in preparing indian traditional food products , request your good self to guide with details of registration to be done with various departments like VAT,SHOPS & ESTABLISHMENT, & other statutory requirements. Please do the needful
  • santosh said on August 2, 2013
    Hi Business location is hyderabad, Andhra pradesh india. I want to start part time chili packing, at home and i will sale those packing to shops in week ends. Is it require to take permission from food corporation of india or any others. Please suggest
  • minakshi said on September 22, 2013
    hi location is Gurgoan i want to start sprout and namkin making and packing. I can sell them to shops. do i need to take permission for that ? can someone help me doing so? what is the process?
  • Rinki said on November 24, 2013
    Hi I am from Bangalore and have worked out plan for delivering homemade food. The challenge is how to reach out to target customers, if we want to serve in offices/MNC catering who can help getting in there. Please suggest.
  • Sarrah said on November 26, 2013
    Hi, we are a bangalore based home studio looking to expand home based products of chocolates, mayonnaise (egg), jam & gift wrapping. We also make organic pillows called Buckwheat hulls pillows, which are renowned to relieve stress and induce sleep. We are looking for buyers. Call: 9742763479
  • Chandrani said on January 14, 2014
    Hi, I am from Maharastra, want to start new business for home delivery of food. Need to know about license and certificates if required and if so the procedure.
  • khaiser begum said on January 22, 2014
    Hi, I am from chennai & have recently started a home based vegetarian catering business as "AMUDHU CANTEEN" (A UNIT BY WOMEN) & want to supply food in bulk orders as tiffin, lunch, evening snacks & dinner to offices & all kind of concerns any where in chennai city.Plz support & encourage for a noble cause, it's a humble request. Call:9962736788
  • MINI RENJITH said on February 9, 2014
    I would like to start a homely food online business. How can I get the license and certificate?
  • Shashi Bhushan said on July 5, 2014
    Hi, I am Shashi From Amritsar. I had Started the home made food business. But i want improved my business..Please Suggest me...
  • sudha said on November 27, 2014
    Hi, I would like to start making a non veg thali at home to be served in around pune city. This would be a homely food. Can you please let me know the process around doing this. registrations and all.
  • Joyce said on March 10, 2015
    Hi I live in PA. would like to start take out /catering business from my house. Please let me know what are the steps / permit required in starting the business. Thank you, Joyce
  • lovey sharp said on May 10, 2015
    I live in Gaborone, Botswana. i would like to start a home based cooking meals and selling to employees around the CBD area.. please assist me in expediting the plan..
  • pallavi yadagiri said on June 5, 2015
    i am in hyderabad i am relationship with 50 hotels south indian veg. with partners but the all hotels are raw materials purchases from old traders more than 25 years now i am supply low rate in market food materials other than old traders which where the reduced rate purchases and details of quotation please
  • NAZEERA BINTI ABDUL RAHMAN said on June 22, 2015
    Hi, I'm Nazeera from Malaysia. Planning to so some pastry business/coffee house to be exact. I have no idea on how to start & what are the necessary procedure. If you could enlighten me on some of the process, it will be beneficial for me. Thanks.
  • Simantha said on August 17, 2015
    Hi I am Simantha from Delhi . I am housewife planing to start food business from home . How can i Start non veg business . What things do I need o invest . From where I can get orders pls suggest
  • SARATH said on August 16, 2019
    I stay in Chennai in Tamilnadu in India and want to start a small business at home please help me to decide, it's my land availability vegetables here in corn and avagoda, beans, cucumber


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