License For A Home Bakery In Orange County, Florida?

Business By jiya11 Updated 18 Feb 2013 , 8:19pm by BakingIrene

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jiya11 Posted 17 Feb 2013 , 9:36pm
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I need a little help here. I have been researching but going in circles and not getting anywhere. I will make a pit stop at the DMV Tuesday to find out more but in the meanwhile, any pointers would be helpful.


I know Florida has a cottage Food Law. Before I start selling my cakes, I want to be licensed (Food Handling Permit?). And do I want my kitchen to be licensed too? I guess that should be a bare minimium if I understand. What else would I need?


I am only looking into cakes every now and then..(if i get any orders, that is) Maybe, a cakes a week, max.. 


Could you guide me to the right direction?




P.S. So far, just been doing it for family and friends..would like to advertise now..

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jiya11 Posted 18 Feb 2013 , 4:56pm
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BakingIrene Posted 18 Feb 2013 , 8:19pm
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Please, use google.


Go to and type in "florida cottage food regulation" and in the first 10 links, there should be one to the exact requirements.

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