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About FoodTrader

FoodTrader is the state-wide registration and notification portal for people selling food in Victoria from temporary and mobile food premises

Welcome to FoodTrader

FoodTrader is for the use of temporary and mobile food businesses or community groups in managing their food safety obligations.

In Victoria, all organisations or individuals that prepare, sell or serve food are regulated by local councils under the Food Act 1984 (Food Act).

All food traders are required to apply for registration or notification under the Food Act. This applies to:

  • fixed premises food businesses, such as cafes and restaurants, and
  • businesses or community groups that operate temporary or mobile food premises, such as food trucks, water carters or vending machines.

FoodTrader provides an online account for businesses or community groups to manage the registration or notification of temporary or mobile food premises.

FoodTrader cannot be used for the registration of fixed food premises.