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Decree № 367 of 19 October 2021 adopting the Ordinance on the requirements for cocoa and chocolate products.

Country/Territory
Bulgaria
Document type
Regulation
Date
2021
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Coffee/cocoa/tea Food additives Packaging/labelling Internal trade Beverages
Geographical area
Black Sea, Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This text enters into force within 14 days after its publication in the Official Gazette (published on 2 November 2021).
Abstract

This Decree, based on the provisions of the Bulgarian Law on food, here adopts the Ordinance on the requirements for cocoa and chocolate products. The Ordinance shall determines the requirements for the names, composition, characteristics and labelling of cocoa and chocolate products. This text introduces the requirements of Directive 2000/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to cocoa and chocolate products intended for human consumption. The Annex is part of this publication (list of vegetable fats, other than cocoa butter, which may be added to chocolate products, and requirements therefor).

Full text
Bulgarian
Website
dv.parliament.bg

References - Legislation

Implements

Law on food.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2020

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Basic legislation, Consumer protection, Cooperative/producer organization, Business/industry/corporations, Enforcement/compliance, Food additives, Food quality control/food safety, Genetically modified organism (GMO), HACCP, Processing/handling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Internal trade, International relations/cooperation, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Monitoring, Offences/penalties, Public health, Treated food, Food security

Source: FAO, FAOLEX