EXPORTATION OF FOOD
local manufacturer, vendor or trader wants to export their product into another
country, either for sale, exhibitions or any other purposes, they must first:
1. Check the requirements of the importing country
exporting, it is best to check the requirements of the country you wish to
export to. Different countries have different requirements and conditions in
relation to the type of food that can be imported, its standard, safety and
hygiene. Different food commodities may also require compliance to requirements
of one or more authority.
recommended to liaise with their foreign counterpart for to better understand
the requirements as it is easier for
them to check the information with their local authority.
2. If required by the exporting country, apply for Health (Export)
documents required by the exporting country may vary. If the country requests
for health or export certification, then they can request for Health (Export)
Certificate from our Division.
also important to note that not all countries require health (export)
certificate but require other forms of documents to verify their safety and
to know how to apply for the Health (Export) Certificate.