Record number of food businesses achieving top hygiene ratings across Wales as mandatory display turns 10

Written by on November 27, 2023

71% of Welsh food businesses now have the top hygiene rating of 5 – a jump from 44% from 10 years ago – making it the highest on record in Wales.

In 2013, Wales became the first country in the UK to make it a legal requirement to display hygiene rating stickers in prominent places, like front doors and windows of food businesses. The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme has helped drive up hygiene standards in food businesses across Wales with 96% of businesses now displaying a rating of ‘3’ or above. 

Clear displays of hygiene ratings have . . .

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