Fruit jams and sweetened chestnut purée

The composition and labelling of fruit jams and sweetened chestnut purée are subject to specific rules under Council Directive 2001/113/EC. The products covered by this Directive are jam, extra jam, jelly, extra jelly, marmalade, jelly marmalade and sweetened chestnut purée.

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Main area addressed by this resource: Compliance, Consumers, Legislation

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Geographical scope: EU

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Packaging types: Labels

Product/sector focus: Food only

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Compliance: Additives, EU requirements, Labelling

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