4th December 2014

Rules for labeling food will be stricter

In these days the Ministry of agriculture is finishing the draft of the ordinance regulating the use of of label “Czech food” that would have to be manufactured by the Czech seated company on the territory of Czech Republic and made at least from ¾ from Czech ingredients. Also the markings homemade, fresh, living, dia or natural are to disappear from the packaging of food along with the pictures of fruits on products that use artificial aroma only or disambiguation of names of products that are strictly defined. The draft is now in the phase of recommendations from other resorts and other relevant actors. The final ordinance should come into force in April 2015.

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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic