Manufactured food specialized processes

Depending on what you want to produce, there may be additional documentation or training requirements to register as a manufactured food company. All wholesale manufacturers, re-packers and warehouses must comply with the FDA's Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 21, section 117, also known as the Current Good Manufacturing Practice in Manufacturing, Packing or Holding Human Food.


If you handle seafood, shell fish or seafood products, you'll need to ensure:


If you will be making, re-packing or storing juice and juice products, you'll need to ensure:

Acidified Foods/Low Acid Canned Foods (LACF)

If your products are acidified, or if you're producing low-acid canned foods, you'll need to ensure:

Bottled water

Bottled water must satisfy all bacterial, chemical, physical and radiological standards listed in CFR 21-165. Additionally, review the following:

Dietary supplements

If you want to manufacture dietary supplements, you must ensure: