Regulación de Alimentos, Etiquetado, Importación

CBI Product Factsheet: Exotic Roots and Tubers in Europe

  The European market for exotic roots and tubers is small but growing. Cassava and yams are the biggest sellers. Volumes of taro, yautia or malanga and other roots that are less well known in the European market, are still very small. The main market are ethnic food shops and restaurants, but...
LEI Wageningen UR
Michel Peperkamp
Piet Schotel
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh Pomegranates in Europe

  The European Union (EU) is a net importer of fresh pomegranates. In 2014, 42 thousand tonnes of pomegranates (imports minus exports) were added to the apparent consumption of pomegranates in the EU, in addition to the volume produced locally. Pomegranates are a luxury fruit that sells well...
LEI Wageningen
Michel Peperkamp
Piet Schotel
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Food and Dietary Supplement Package Labeling

Package labels for foods and dietary supplements must conform with Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations. This review provides guidance for the content and format of labels, including for the Nutrient Facts panel and Supplement Facts panel, and for drafting structure/function claims, health...
Tom Brody
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

EU Market Requirements: Spices and Herbs

  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....
CBI Market Intelligence
CBI Minitry of Foreign Affairs

CODEX Directrices sobre Etiquetado Nutricional

  Finalidad de las Directrices Velar por que el etiquetado nutricional: facilite al consumidor datos sobre los alimentos, para que pueda elegir su alimentación con discernimiento; proporcione un medio eficaz para indicar en la etiqueta datos sobre el contenido de nutrientes del...
FAO/OMS
FAO/OMS

CODEX Guidelines on Nutrition Labelling

  Purpose of the Guidelines To ensure that nutrition labelling is effective: in providing the consumer with information about a food so that a wise choice of food can be made; in providing a means for conveying information of the nutrient content of a food on the label; in...
FAO/WHO
FAO/WHO

CBI Product Fact Sheet: Fresh Chilli Peppers in the European Market

  ‘Practical market insight on your product’ The European market for fresh Chilli Peppers is steadily growing year after year. With this product factsheet CBI supports developing countries’ (DC) exporters with essential information to enhance their exports of Chilli...
Piet Schotel
LEI Wageningen UR
CBI

Spain - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Spain is a member of the EU since 1986, and as a member of the European Union (EU), it follows all EU directives, regulations, and obligations where available. While EU Regulations are binding and directly applicable to the Member States, EU Directives have to be transposed into National law. EU...
Marta Guerrero
USDA GAIN

Labelling of Natural Products: The United States Market

Exporters of natural products from developing countries do not always have easy access to guidance and information on how to meet key market requirements. Labelling products correctly is an essential requirement to sell natural products in the United States of America consumer market. The type of...
International Trade Centre
International Trade Centre

Estudio de Mercado Mermeladas, Jaleas y Compotas en EE.UU

  Lo que en Chile se conoce como industria de mermeladas, en EE.UU se define como de confituras, la que considera 3 categorías: mermeladas, jaleas y compotas (jam, jelly and preserves). La mermelada es preparada en base a la cocción de trozos frutas a las que se han incorporado...
Oficina Comercial de Chile en Washington D.C, EE.UU- ProChile
ProChile