Weights and Measures

If you are selling unwrapped food that you need to weigh (such as confectionery, fruit or vegetables) before the customer receives it, then you will need to comply with weights and measures laws.

Weights and Measures Guide (Updated April 2019)

The ACS Assured Advice Guide on Weights and Measures provides an overview of what is required of you as a business owner in terms of weighing food accurately and ensuring that the price indications, scales and weights that you use are legal.

Supporting materials for this advice guide are available for ACS members. For more information about these materials, please email Chloe Heyde at chloe.heyde@acs.org.uk