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Concentrates for fruit nectar (14.1.3.3)

Description:
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 14.1.3.3
INS No. Food Additive or Group Max Level Notes Defined In
950 Acesulfame potassium 350 mg/kg 14.1.3.3
300 Ascorbic acid, L- GMP 14.1.3.3
951 Aspartame 600 mg/kg 14.1.3.3
BENZOATES 1,000 mg/kg 14.1.3.3
CYCLAMATES 400 mg/kg 14.1.3.3
302 Calcium ascorbate GMP 14.1.3.3
290 Carbon dioxide GMP 14.1.3.3
330 Citric acid 5,000 mg/kg 14.1.3.3
296 Malic acid, DL- GMP 14.1.3.3
PHOSPHATES 1,000 mg/kg 14.1.3.3
440 Pectins GMP 14.1.3.3
303 Potassium ascorbate GMP 14.1.3.3
SACCHARINS 80 mg/kg 14.1.3.3
SORBATES 1,000 mg/kg 14.1.3.3
SULFITES 50 mg/kg 14.1.3.3
301 Sodium ascorbate GMP 14.1.3.3
960 Steviol glycosides 200 mg/kg 14.1.3
955 Sucralose (Trichlorogalactosucrose) 300 mg/kg 14.1.3.3
TARTRATES 4,000 mg/kg 14.1.3.3

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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