In the last Year(s) some of our clients, Exporters from Overseas, have experienced the strict European ruling concerning the packing and labelling of fruit that is imported in the EU.
The demands for the INDICATION of Fruit and Vegetables whilst it is being traded are concluded in the EU regulations 543/2011 and 1333/2011. The EU legislation for the quality of Fruit and Vegetables makes a difference between products with a specific norm and the ones with a general norm. For products under under the general norm only the country of origin and the packer / shipper are obliged.
For products with the specific norm EU requires specific indication regulations. An indication, depending on the product and type of packing, must contain country of origin, class, name and details of shippers / packers and more…
Please take good notice of the following :
Regulation : 543/2011