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Concentrates for fruit nectar (

Prepared by the physical removal of water from fruit nectar or its starting materials.1 Sold in liquid, syrup and frozen forms for the preparation of a ready-to-drink nectar by addition of water. Examples: pear nectar concentrate and peach nectar concentrate.

This page provides information on the food additive provisions that are acceptable for use in foods conforming to the food category.

This food category is listed in the Annex to Table 3. Unless specifically indicated below, food additive provisions implied by Table 3 do not automatically apply to this category.

GSFA Provisions for Food Category
INS No. Food Additive or Group Max Level Notes Defined In
PHOSPHATES 1,000 mg/kg
SORBATES 1,000 mg/kg
SULFITES 50 mg/kg
TARTRATES 4,000 mg/kg
BENZOATES 1,000 mg/kg
CYCLAMATES 400 mg/kg
960 Steviol glycosides 200 mg/kg 14.1.3
955 Sucralose (Trichlorogalactosucrose) 300 mg/kg
951 Aspartame 600 mg/kg
950 Acesulfame potassium 350 mg/kg
440 Pectins GMP
330 Citric acid 5,000 mg/kg
302 Calcium ascorbate GMP
301 Sodium ascorbate GMP
300 Ascorbic acid, L- GMP
296 Malic acid, DL- GMP
290 Carbon dioxide GMP

Items in uppercase (e.g. PHOSPHATES) refer to food additive groups.

  1. Codex Standard for Natural Mineral Waters (CODEX STAN 108-1981).

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