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Starting a Food Business in Minto

Updated: Jul 4, 2023

If you are interested in starting a food business (retail store, commercial kitchen, home based kitchen, food market, renting a commercial kitchen to make, handle or package any type of food etc.) in Minto you will need to contact WDG Public Health Unit

WDG Public Health is here to support and assist businesses while ensuring public safety. They will guide you through the following steps:

  1. Contact your local municipality for information on zoning, construction, septic system and business license requirements.
  2. Talk with Public Health before starting construction or renovation. Our Smart Start Package outlines the steps you need to follow to obtain Public Health approval for your proposed food premises.
  3. Complete and submit the Notice of Intent to Operate a Food Premises Form.

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