What are the main types of catering businesses in Spain?
Catering in Spain covers a set of business activities that can address to various types of clients and social events. Investors who want to open a company in Spain as a catering business have several options in this sense and the main types of businesses are presented below:
- • catering services for weddings are usually focused on providing appealing desserts and attractive decorations;
- • catering services for corporate events – in this sense, companies can provide their food products to both large and small legal entities;
- • catering services for social events, such as birthdays, retirements, graduations and other events that can be celebrated in Spain;
- • cocktail receptions – usually organized as high class events, where the guests expect top food products and high-quality beverages.
Why set up a food truck in Spain?
One of the most appreciated manners through which investors can operate in the catering sector
is by setting up a food truck
. A food truck
provides numerous advantages, as the start-up costs
are much lower
compared to setting up a restaurant
, and, more importantly, the truck
can be relocated from time to time
to a better location
where the influx of possible clients is larger
. Our team of consultants in company registration in Spain
can provide in-depth assistance on the main requirements imposed in this case.
What is the current situation of the catering businesses in Spain?
Since 2010, the number of Spanish companies
operating in the catering sector
increased at a steady rate. In 2010
, the country had approximately 10,500 catering companies
, reaching more than 11,000 in 2012
. Businessmen interested in starting the procedure of company registration in Spain
in this sector should know that at the level of 2017
, the country registered approximately 13,500 catering businesses
. Our team of specialists in company formation in Spain
can offer further information related to this sector and may advise investors on the business permits that are required for this business activity.
Businessmen are invited to contact our team of specialists
for in-depth advice on the hygiene regulations
that are to be respected when setting up a food truck
or other premises that provide food products in Spain