Plant Products Licence - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a business that will be involved in any of the following activities involving high risk plant products:

  • Processing of fruit or vegetables to produce fresh cut ready-to-eat products;
  • Sprouting and processing of seed spouts;
  • Extraction and / or packaging of juice from fruit or vegetables where the juice is not subsequently pasteurised;
  • Production of vegetables or fruit in oil;
  • Refrigerated storage of these plant products; and
  • Refrigerated distribution and / or transporting of these plant products.

Please note that:

  • All businesses that supply high risk plant products must comply with relevant parts of the Food Standards Code; and
  • Depending on the nature of your activities you may need to have an audited Food Safety Program in place for your business.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

Annual.

Expiry

12 months.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$50.00
Licence

Further fees are listed on the application form.

Approval time

The Authority aims to finalise applications within 4 weeks of conducting a licensing inspection / audit.

Administering agency

Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
NSW Food Authority

Act(s) name

Food Act 2003 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulation 2015 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries, Licensing Enquiries and Invoicing
Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
NSW Food Authority


Operating address:
1 Macquarie St
Taree
New South Wales 2430
Mailing address:
PO BOX 232
Taree, New South Wales 2430

Phone:

1300 552 406

Phone:

02 6552 3000

Fax:

02 6552 7239
contact@foodauthority.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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