Guidance

​Guide to creating a front of pack nutrition label for pre-packed products sold through retail outlets

Summary

This guidance supports the development of front of pack nutrition labels that are compliant with the UK Health Ministers’ Recommendation on the use of colour coding as an additional form of expression and with EU Regulation No. 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers (EU FIC).

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The label on a food package should give you the information you need when deciding whether to buy it or leave it on the shelf.

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