Product labeling is a key issue for the safety and health of your consumers. The INCO regulation allows to modernize the labelling of food items at the level of all European countries and to facilitate the understanding of the consumers.
The Regulation n°1169/2011 also called INCO, concerns the information of consumers on food items. Thanks to this regulation, the consumer must be able to choose their food in full transparency on the composition of products.
This regulation includes new obligations:
From December 2016, the regulation also made the nutrition declaration in the form of a table mandatory to allow consumers to compare products.
All the components that participate in the manufacturing of the recipe and that are present in the final product must be included in the list of ingredients. To classify the ingredients in the list, they are defined in ascending order according to their weight or volume.
Note that this list is not mandatory for cheeses, butter, fruits and vegetables.