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Grape wines (14.2.3)

Description:
Alcoholic beverage obtained exclusively from the partial or complete alcoholic fermentation of fresh grapes, whether crushed or not, or of grape must (juice).1

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 14.2.3
INS No. Food Additive or Group Max Level Notes Defined In
242 Dimethyl dicarbonate 200 mg/kg 14.2.3
SULFITES 350 mg/kg 14.2.3
SORBATES 200 mg/kg 14.2.3
1105 Lysozyme 500 mg/kg 14.2.3

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


  1. Food Chemistry, H.-D. Belitz & W. Grosch, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 1987, p. 669-679.

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