FSSAI to update food vending carts as part of street food makeover


FSSAI has determined to do a complete makeover of street food culture of India, and after successfully executing the Clean Street Food Hub projects across many places; the apex food regulator of the country has decided to update the street food vending carts.
It has circulated a tender for the procurement of clean street food carts.

The agencies/companies will be given the tender for the structure and development of clean street food carts and empanelment of manufacturers/suppliers of the carts for FSSAI.

In the earlier phase, the purpose of regulator is to procure 2,000 model clean street food carts across the county. However, the number may go up to 10,000 model clean street food carts in due span of time.

It intends to make 4 types of carts, viz., a standard cart with a size of 8ftx5ft, a mini cart with a size of 3ftx3ft, a beverage cart with a size of 2ftx7ft and a fruit/salad/chaat cart with a size of 3ft x 6ft. All these carts will have a provision of mobile on wheels, printed flex and lighting.