Starting a food business from home
Wondering what certificates you need to sell food from home as part of a baking business or similar? Virtual College has information and courses on everything you need to know.
The Food Safety Act 1990: A guide for businesses
A guide to everything food businesses need to know about complying with the Food Safety Act 1990, while ensuring a high standard of food hygiene and safety for their customers.
EHO home kitchen hygiene inspection checklist
Tips for home food business owners on how to pass their next environmental health officer inspection in their home kitchen, including a handy kitchen hygiene checklist.
Food hygiene requirements for B and Bs and small hotels
Thinking of opening a B&B or small hotel? One of your biggest considerations will naturally be the safety of your guests, and one of the biggest potential threats will always be foodborne illnesses and allergies. They can range from minor inconveniences to severe issues that close down your business. As a result, it’s very important that you think about food hygiene, just as any other business that serves food would do. In this article, we’re going to think about the main things that you need to give consideration to – what the law requires of you and what this will mean in practice.
New developments shaping the food industry in 2018
New developments in food safety, e-commerce, sustainability and technology are all likely to have an impact on the evolution of the food industry this year.
How often are food hygiene inspections?
Food hygiene inspections are one of the most important public health considerations for local authorities. One of the biggest questions asked when it comes to food hygiene inspections is around timing. How often do they actually happen?
How often should I renew my food hygiene certificate?
Food hygiene certificates are extremely common in the food industry, and are essential for most employees. Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 Food Hygiene Certificates are the most often recognised in the industry, covering most things that people might need to know if they’re working with food.
The Importance of Food Hygiene in Schools
From foodborne illnesses, to allergies and more, there are many potential food-related hazards in schools. Our article explains out why good hygiene is so important, especially in a school environment. Read our guide today!
Top Tips to Boost Your CV in the Catering Industry
Looking to further your career in the catering industry, or looking for a way in? Check out our top tips for boosting your CV and make your CV stand out from the crowd.