In general and accordance with Hong Kong’s law, there are a several categories of food type establishments that would require a certain and specific license in order to be operated legally.
Did you know that other than the “Restaurant” license, the “Food Factory” license is second in line to be able to cover a large variety of food types, and even high risk food categories?
Let us answer two of the most frequently asked questions about the license at Cook Beyond.
Cook Beyond is an establishment with a Food Factory License. If you are looking for a licensed cooking facility to start your food business, look no further.
What’s the difference between a Restaurant and Food Factory License?
The biggest and the most obvious reason is that Restaurant license will allow the licensor cook within the facility and serve it directly within their licensed premises, while for the Food Factory license, the intent is only to prepare and/ or manufacture food for sale for consumption off the premises.
Which foods and preparation can be done within in the Food Factory License at Cook Beyond?
Manufacture of bean curd
Manufacture of Chinese pudding
Manufacture / wrapping of confectionery
Manufacture of edible oil excluding edible lard/fat
Fresh fruit juices extracted on the premises
Frozen confection in manufacturers’ cups and wrappers
Frozen confection sold by the scoop
Milk and milk beverages
Non-bottled drinks in pressurized containers by means of a manual dispensing machine
Non-bottled drinks prepared by diluting drink mixes/ fruit juices with water on the premises
Preserved pig knuckles
Manufacture of sauces
Manufacture of shrimp slices
Manufacture/ refining of sugar
Process of animal offals
Manufacture of sushi
Oyster to be eaten in raw state
Meat to be eaten in raw state
Supply lunch boxes
Join Cook Beyond today and kickstart your food business in a licensed kitchen facility!