EU Market Requirements: Spices and Herbs

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What requirements should spices or herbs comply with to be allowed on the European market?

The EU market has strict requirements on food safety and quality. In addition, non-legal requirements related to sustainability are becoming more important for suppliers in developing countries.

Contents:

  • What legal requirements must my product comply with?
    • Food safety: Traceability, hygiene and control 
    • Food additives and adulteration
    • Consumer labelling
  • What additional buyer requirements do buyers often have? 
    • Food Safety certification as a guarantee
    • Corporate responsibility
  • What are the requirements for niche markets?
    • Sustainable product certification

 

Authors: 
CBI Market Intelligence
Publisher: 
CBI Minitry of Foreign Affairs
Year: 
2,016