EU Food Labels

European Union Nutrition Facts Labels

Creating a European Union Nutrition Facts Labels is Now A Snap!

In the European Union, the labelling rules enable consumers to obtain complete data about the food nutrients. Food nutrition facts labels help to make informed choices while purchasing foods. The EU regulation No. 1169/2011 sets up the general principles, requirements and responsibilities, governing food information and food labelling. The goal of laying down this rule…

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European Union Nutrition Facts Labels

How to Cite Nutrition Claims on a Food Label?

Nutrition related claims are statements on food packets which convey nutritional quality of a food and/or its impact on health. European Union regulations require food manufacturers to declare energy, protein, carbohydrates, saturated fat, sugars, and salt. They can also show voluntary nutrients if present in foods in significant amounts. The regulations allow several variations in…

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EU Food Labelling Regulations

EU Food Labelling Requirements: How do I Meet Them for My Business?

Under the new regulation on Food Information to Consumers (FIC), the origin of primary ingredients must be indicated if different from the origin of the food in order not to deceive consumers and to harmonize the display of food nutrition information. Several new changes to food labelling requirements in the European Union have been rolled…

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