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Hi all,

I am quite new to the forum, but thought to ask for a couple of tips as there is lots of knowledge between all the users !

I am originally from Italy and my family sells coffee (import, roasts and sells beans) and I want to start to sell them in the UK as every time I bring some to friends here they love it and say I should try and sell it! So I am giving it a go!

I tried to do some research but could not find specific answers, do you know if I would need any special permit or licenses to: 
- Sell roasted coffee beans online?
- Sell roasted coffee beans in shops?
I am not sure if you need a "food" license or not and the best I could find was "ask your local authority" but they are not responding.

I read everything around "Brexit" and for now they say no changes to importing good from Europe until the end of the transition period.

Any help would be really appreciated !

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I am not sure the forum members are  going to be able to offer all the advice you need and suggest pursuing various bodies in selling regulations for coffee beans and do your own research. Sellers here have probably spent 100s off hours doing their homework and research themselves!

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