How to get a license for spice manufacturing?


If you intend to commercialize spices in Brazil, it's necessary to follow the regulations of Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA) to ensure consumer safety and compliance with local norms.

Read on to learn how to regulate spices at ANVISA, and if you have any questions, please consult our team.


Topics in this blog:

What are spices?

Do spices need registration?

Steps to obtain a license to manufacture spices;

Get your questions answered;

What are spices?

Spices include plants, herbs, and a mixture of herbs that can be used to add flavor, aroma, and color to food. They have been used for thousands of years, all over the world, for flavor enhancement, preservation, and also for medicinal purposes.

Examples of spices include cinnamon, ginger, cloves, peppercorns, nutmeg, cumin, coriander, and saffron, among many others. Each of these spices has its distinctive flavor and aroma, and many have proven health benefits.

Do Spices need registration?

Spices are products exempted from the obligation of registration, but this doesn't exempt the company from complying with the norms and laws in force for its commercialization. Next, we will clarify the necessary steps for your company to comply with the regulatory agency in Brazil.

To get a license for spices manufacturing, YOU MUST FOLLOW A FEW STEPS:

  1. The first step should be to contact the local authorities responsible for licensing food businesses. These authorities may vary depending on the state or county in which you are located;
  2. Prepare a detailed business model, including information about the type of spices you intend to manufacture, your raw material source, manufacturing processes, packaging, and distribution;
  3. Make sure you attend to all regulatory requirements, including food safety and hygiene standards, proper labeling, quality control, and regular inspections;
  4. Fill out the registration form and provide all the necessary documents and information, including registration certificates, certificates of origin, certificates of conformity, and others;
  5. Pay the registration and processing fees required by the local authorities;
  6. Wait for the review and approval of your application; the waiting time can vary from a few days to a few weeks, depending on the state or city in which you are located.
  7. Once you have received your license, ensure that you comply with all conditions and regulations set by your local authorities. It will ensure that you can operate your spice business successfully and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

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