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Decree on cocoa and chocolate.

Country/Territory
Slovakia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2012
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Collection of Laws No. 40 of 2012.
Subject
Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety Coffee/cocoa/tea Food additives Packaging/labelling Internal trade Beverages
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Decree enters into force on 1 March 2012.
Abstract

This Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, which is composed of six articles and three Annexes, lays down requirements for the production, importation and marketing of cocoa and chocolate products. Names of products covered by this Decree (such as cocoa butter, cocoa powder, drinking chocolate, milk chocolate), their definition and composition requirements are set out in Annex 1.

Full text
Slovak
Website
www.zakonypreludi.sk

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Act no. 152/1995 on foodstuffs.

Legislation | Slovakia | 1995 (2021)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, Internal trade, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX