Nowadays online food delivery business is very popular as it is very easy for the customer to order online food sitting at home, he does not have to go anywhere. He can sit at home and order his favorite food from his favorite restaurant. A lot of Websites like swiggy, Uber eats; Food panda are making good profits from online food delivery business. If you want to start your online food delivery app then you have to consider some important points like its registration and incorporation of business so in future, there will be no problem arises for you. This article talks about the procedure of starting a food delivery app and its registration.
How to start Food Delivery App
You have to plan each and everything, first, you have to plan which type of app you want to make, and it means you have to decide whether you want to deliver your own food which is produced by your own restaurant or whether you want to deliver food from all restaurant it is like a mediator.
- You have to decide on which platform you want to launch your Food Delivery app or you can launch on all platforms like Android, Ios, and Windows etc.
- You have to make a unique design for your app which should attract the customer and should be different to other Food Delivery app.
- You have to register your Brand name and App name under the Trademark and Copyrights laws; this will give you protection under the Intellectual Property laws because it is very important to secure your rights. In case of failure of registration under Trademark and copyright, anyone can copy your brand name and make money from it so it is very important to secure rights so no one can violate this.
- You have to sign a contract with the restaurant for commission and assurance of quality food from them. You need to sign the contract because it is very important for running a Food Delivery Business because you are working as a mediator between restaurant and customer so you have to sign contract or MoU with the Restaurant so there will be no problem arises in future.
- You need to make a good team for your food delivery business because it is a team task so you have to hire people for the delivery and maintenance of the app.
- You have to comply with legal registration like Registration under FSSAI and Registration of your business entity. You have to form your business as a company/ LLP/Partnership or Sole Proprietorship Firm.
- Digital Promotion is the most important thing for your new startup.
For your Food Delivery App business, you have to register under some authority because it is very important to comply with the legal registration, in case of failure of Registration you may have to face legal consequences. Here are some examples are given below
Every Business operator who is carry a business related to manufacturing, storage, transportation or distribution of food products must obtain FSSAI registration because it is mandatory according to Food Safety and Standards Regulations 2011, So for your food delivery business you have to register your business under FSSAI so there will be no problem arises in future. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is government body which issues the FSSAI license to a business operator or individual who is carrying a business related to manufacturing, storage, transportation or distribution of food products. FSSAI sets some standards for obtaining a license; these standards include the sanitary standards, hygiene standards, employee standards, and other standards. If you want to obtain fssai license then you have to follow these standards. FSSAI sets these standards so the quality of food will increase and a harmful product will be banned by fssai. If you want to obtain this license then you have to apply for this, you can apply your application online on the official website of fssai, there are three types on license available which includes central licensee, state license and basic license.
Udyog Aadhar is a unique number which issued by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. It is very important for your food delivery app business because this will give you many benefits from the government schemes, after obtaining Udyog Aadhar you will get a loan on low-interest rates, you will get a subsidy from the government and many other benefits you can take after obtaining Udyog Aadhar. If you want to register your business under Udyog Aadhar Registration then you have to file your Udyog Aadhar memorandum online on the official website of Udyog Aadhar, and it does not require any document, you have to fill information only. After filing of Memorandum you will get your Udyog Aadhar number.
If you are thinking of starting a food delivery app business then you have to comply with legal registration like fssai and business entity registration and other compliances which are required. You have to plan each and everything and have to execute the plan. Digital Promotion is very important for a new business so you must promote your business digitally. So if you are starting a food delivery app then you must think about the above-given points.