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Notification of food facility (for example, a restaurant, café, shop, kiosk, outdoor sales)

A notification must be submitted for starting operations and for a significant change in operations or a change of operator. This applies to the following: restaurant, café, shop, kiosk, food store, bakery, mobile food facility and other production, sales or storing of foodstuffs.

When you open a food establishment (restaurant, café, food store or kiosk) or if the establishment's operations change in some significant manner, for example customer seating numbers increase or cooking operations change, notification of this must be submitted.

In Helsinki, this notification is sent to the City of Helsinki Environment Services. The notification must also be made, if the operator (entrepreneur) changes. The notification will be processed at the Environment Services and the operator will be sent certification of the process.

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