Retail of fruit and vegetables in specialised stores

This includes:
  • retail sale of fresh and canned fruit and vegetables

Commercial activity includes buying goods for further sale regardless of whether goods are sold in an unchanged or changed (working, processing and after treatment) condition. Retail sale means buying goods and further selling them to consumers.

To perform the commercial activities all minimum technical and spatial conditions must be met, information on merchandise must be compulsory managed and opening hours must be properly fixed. When conducting activities, the trader must provide regular verification of measuring instruments - instruments that are used for the billing of its services.

Natural and legal entities who are holders of food processing facilities and are entered in the register of food processing facilities may trade in fruit and vegetables.

Retail may only be carried out by traders who manage data on merchandise, suitably determine opening hours, meet the minimum technical and spatial conditions, and employ at least one commercial manager and one salesperson.

In pursuing the activity, the trader must provide a regular verification of measurements – scales used to charge his services.

Conditions and evidence

Responsible: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food | Last updated: 30. 09. 2016