NEW FOOD LABELLING RULES COMING INTO FORCE

AIBI – the International Association of Plant Bakers – welcomes the implementation of the Regulation on the provision of food information to consumers (No 1169/2011) which comes into force on 13 December 2014. Consumers will find new labels with improved legibility, nutrition declaration and improved allergen labelling on the food packages. Nevertheless, for SME’s (small and medium sized companies) the transition period to implement the new rules last until December 2016.