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Decree no. BWBR0012958 of 2 November 2001, containing measures on Cocoa and Chocolate under the Commodities Act.

Country/Territory
Netherlands
Document type
Regulation
Date
2001
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Staaatsblad no. 542 of 2001.
Subject
Food & nutrition, Cultivated plants
Keyword
Beverages Coffee/cocoa/tea Consumer protection Oils/oilseeds/fats Food additives Food quality control/food safety International trade Milk/dairy products Packaging/labelling Sugar Plant production
Geographical area
Benelux, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Western Europe
Abstract

This Decree, based on the provisions of the Commodities Act, and consisting of 24 articles, provides for implementing the European Directive 2000/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to cocoa and chocolate products intended for human consumption; for defining measures concerning trade of food and drink products containing cocoa and derivates. The Decree defines the following terms and limits their use according to the composition of the products: cocoa butter; chocolate; milk chocolate; dry milk solids; sugars; gianduja. The Decree concerns: permitted elements to be added during preparation of chocolate food and drink products; oils and vegetable fats and scientific designation of the plants from which the fats are extracted; specific information to the consumers; labelling and packaging of products.

Full text
Dutch
Website
wetten.overheid.nl

References - Legislation

Implements

Act containing provisions relative to the labelling and nature of goods (Commodities Act).

Legislation | Netherlands | 1935 (2022)

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Institution, Inspection, Beverages, Internal trade, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Public health, Transport/storage, Treated food, Processing/handling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2000/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to cocoa and chocolate products intended for human consumption.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Coffee/cocoa/tea, Food additives, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, Beverages

Source: FAO, FAOLEX