Food Safety Management Systems: An Overview

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What is a Food Safety Management System? A Food Safety Management System (FSMS) is a set of measures that a food business adheres to; it ensures the safety of the food which the staff prepares. Whilst the exact FSMS you employ as a food business is up to you, UK businesses have a legal requirement…

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How many Restaurants and Cafes are there in the UK?


As of 20 May 2022, there are 107,490 restaurants and cafes in the UK that have an active food hygiene rating. This includes all types of restaurant, for example staff canteens. In the last 12 months, there were 17,421 restaurants and cafes opened throughout the country. This averages 1,452 per month or 48 per day. The impact…

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