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Open a Slovenian Business for Selling Food and Beverages

Updated on Wednesday 22nd August 2018

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Open-a-Slovenian-Business-for-Selling-Food-and-Beverages.jpgThe Slovenian food and beverages sector is an increasing industry. For example, at the level of 2018, the revenues obtained from selling food and beverages in this country will reach $2 million. Investors who want to open a company in Slovenia in this sector should that the annual growth rate for the period of 2018 to 2022 is estimated at 15,1%, which will lead to a total market value of $4 million (by 2022). Our team of consultants in company registration in Slovenia can provide more details on the requirements imposed to such businesses. 

How can a foreigner start a food and beverages business in Slovenia? 

A foreign person may easily invest in a company that sells food and beverages in Slovenia. However, in order to do so, there are several legal requirements that have to be met and they may vary depending on the specific activities that will be developed through the company (in the case the investors want to open a restaurant specific licenses will need to be obtained, which can be different than in the case of a food stall, for example). However, some of the basic aspects are the following: 
  • as a foreigner, it is necessary to apply for a residence permit, which will allow the person to live here on a long term basis;
  • offer a proof that the company will invest a total sum of minimum EUR 50,000 in fixed assets;
  • offer a proof that the food and beverages business will hire at least one employee in its first six months of activities;
  • have an estimated turnover of EUR 10,000 in the first six months of business activities. 

Regulations for selling food products in Slovenia   

The legislation concerning the manner in which food products can be sold in Slovenia was modified in December 2014. Our team of consultants in company registration in Slovenia can provide in-depth information on the main provisions that were introduced under the new law; however, it is important to know that any food product that could cause allergies has to be highlighted on the product’s package
Also, it is necessary to mention on the label of the food product its nutrition value and to provide specific information on the types of oils that were used to manufacture a food product. Investors are invited to contact our team of consultants for more details related to other minimum criteria imposed when selling food products and for any other aspect concerning the registration procedure.  

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Call us now at +386 8 2055 950 to set up an appointment with our company formation consultants in Slovenia. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Slovenia.

As our  client, you will benefit from the joint expertize of local experts and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Slovenia.


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