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DaveJ-L

  • Joined Oct 2012
  • Ceres
Selling Eggs in local shop/cafe
« on: April 26, 2019, 09:47:02 am »
Hi all, another question regarding selling of eggs... ???

We have a local community cafe that is looking into whether it can sell eggs on behalf of a local smallholder (in Scotland),

The suggestion is that the eggs would be displayed in the shop away from the food preparation/serving areas and a tin placed there for people to pay their money. The cafe would receive commission from the sale of the eggs.

Now I think that by doing this the cafe is effective a reseller of the eggs and so the eggs would need to be 'registered'. Only direct to consumer sales are possible otherwise.

Thanks

Dave
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Clansman

  • Joined Jul 2013
  • Ayrshire
Re: Selling Eggs in local shop/cafe
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2019, 04:25:44 pm »
Yep thats into reseller territory

these are the only exceptions that allow you to sell your eggs

by the producer on their own farm
by the producer through door-to-door selling
by the producer in a local public market

Basically they need to be either sold from your premises or by you to comply
« Last Edit: April 26, 2019, 04:27:41 pm by Clansman »

DaveJ-L

  • Joined Oct 2012
  • Ceres
Re: Selling Eggs in local shop/cafe
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2019, 05:29:33 pm »
Thats for the reply

Thought as much

Perris

  • Joined Mar 2017
  • Gower
Re: Selling Eggs in local shop/cafe
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2019, 09:01:50 am »
registration is free and not too tedious - and you might learn useful things in the process; I did!

 

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