FSSAI – Registrations and Licenses
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) was established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006. The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 and the Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Businesses) Regulation, 2011, regulates the registration and licensing of food businesses in India.
All Food Business Operators (FBO) must have an FSSAI Registration or FSSAI license if they are involved in storing, manufacturing, distributing, or transportation of food products. FSSAI is the legal authority that issues FSSAI registration or license to all the food business operators in India based on their size and nature.
Director General Foreign Trade (DGFT) License
The majority of goods are freely importable, but the Exim policy (2007) of India prohibits the import of certain categories of products as well as a conditional import on certain items.
In such a situation, it becomes important for importers to have an import license issued by issuing authority of the government of India. The import license is issued by Director General Foreign Trade (DGFT).
This license is valid for 24 months for capital goods and 18 months for raw material components, consumables,s and spaces with the license term renewable.
Tea Board India Registration
Tea is one of the industries, which by an Act of Parliament comes under the control of the Union Govt. The genesis of the Tea Board India dates back to 1903 when the Indian Tea Cess Bill was passed. The Bill provided for levying a cess on tea exports – the proceeds of which were to be used for the promotion of Indian tea both within and outside India.
The Tea Board India is an organization administered by the Ministry of Commerce, the Government of India to promote tea production and the export of Indian tea. The Tea Board acts as an Export promotion agency for promoting Indian Tea and supporting the development of domestic Tea markets. The Board, which is headquartered at Kolkata works towards boosting the growth of the Indian Tea industry by conducting international trade fairs, exhibitions and other export promotional activities.
Spice Board India Registration
Spices Board was constituted on 26th February 1987 under the Spices Board Act 1986 (No. 10 of 1986) with the merger of the erstwhile Cardamom Board (1968) and Spices Export Promotion Council (1960). Spices Board is one of the five Commodity Boards functioning under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry. It is an autonomous body responsible for the export promotion of the 52 scheduled spices and development of Cardamom (Small & Large).
Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) is a government organisation established in 1985 through an act for the development and promotion of export of scheduled products. It provides financial assistance, information, guidelines towards the development of scheduled products. The products specified under the APEDA ACT are called schedule products and exporters of such scheduled products are required register under APEDA.
Trade Mark Registration
Trademark registration in India allows the applicant to use symbols or words to represent a business or the products that are offered by a business to distinguish the goods or services that are offered by them from the competitors. After the trademark is registered in India no other organization cannot use it as long as it remains in use.
The “™” symbol can be used with the trademark applicant with the brand once it is registered. Trademark registration is an asset for the company to protect the brand name it is necessary to apply for trademark registration in India. It is always better to obtain the trademark registration under the guidance of an expert as the process has various steps to be followed and also requires regular follow-up from the government.
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