Food Supplements

How to Start Food and Dietary Supplement Company? FSSAI Registration and Licensing for Food business Operators.

FSSAI has made mandatory for all food business operators whether they are manufacturer or marketer or distributor/supplier/retailer to take license or register them online under FSSAI portal. Manufacturing companies have to take license of manufacturing under state licensing or central licensing system. Marketing companies need to register only under their portal.

If pharma companies or distributors/chemists etc are engaged in sales and purchase or manufacturing of any product that fall under nutraceuticals, food supplements and dietary supplements, they have to apply for particular category.

Read: How to Start Pharma Company?
How to Start Ayurvedic Company? There are three type for registration under FSSAI. You can apply for specific category after checking you eligibility for license or registration. For checking eligibility click here Before apply under FSSAI portal, you first check your eligibility and procedure. You can visit following link to know how to apply.

Click at “How to Apply” to know more about how can you apply for registration or/and license under FSSAI. If you want to apply then click at “Apply Now” botton and follow the procedure it redirects.

There are three type of categories under FSSAI:

  • Central License 
  • State License 
  • Registration 

Central License:Document: Read Here
Fee Structure: Read Here

State License:Document required: Read Here
Fee Structure: Read Here

Registration:Document required: Read Here
Fee Structure: Read Here

Sign up at FSSAI portal at

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  1. 1. For allopathy medicines, you will need wholesale drug license and for food supplement you will need FSSAI registration if you want to manufacture your products at contract manufacturing or third party basis.
    2. Food supplements are different category and Ayurveda is different. Food supplements can’t be manufactured under Ayurveda. You have to get manufactured food supplement from Food supplement manufactured. Food supplements are also very popular among allopathy practitioners

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