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The Fruit Juices and Fruit Nectars (Scotland) Regulations 2003

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Labelling and description of designated products

5.—(1) Without prejudice to the generality of Part II of the 1996 Regulations, no person shall sell any designated product unless it is marked or labelled with the following particulars:–

(a)subject to paragraph (d)(i), a reserved description of the product;

(b)in the case of a fruit juice, a concentrated fruit juice, a fruit juice from concentrate or a dehydrated or powdered fruit juice, which has been sweetened by the addition of sugars, there is added the word “sweetened” or the words “with added sugar”, to the reserved description for that product and such description or other name is followed by an indication (calculated as dry matter, and expressed in grams per litre) of the maximum quantity of sugar added;

(c)in the case of a fruit juice, a concentrated fruit juice or a fruit juice from concentrate, to which there has been added pulp or cells other than, or in excess of, the pulp or cells originally extracted from that product, an indication of such addition;

(d)in the case of–

(i)a mixture of fruit juice and fruit juice from concentrate and which is marked or labelled with the single reserved description “fruit juice” (or such other description as is required in place of the description “fruit juice” in accordance with the conditions which preface column 1 (reserved descriptions) of Schedule 1)); or

(ii)a fruit nectar obtained partly from one or more concentrated products,

the words “partially made from concentrate” or, as the case may be, “partially made from concentrates”, such words to appear close to the reserved description, in letters that are clearly visible and easily distinguished from the background against which they appear;

(e)in the case of a fruit nectar obtained wholly from one or more concentrated products, the words “made with concentrate” or, as the case may be, “made with concentrates”, such words to appear close to the reserved description, in letters that are clearly visible and easily distinguished from the background against which they appear;

(f)in the case of a fruit nectar, an indication of the minimum amount of fruit juice, or fruit purée, or mixture of fruit juice and fruit purée, that it contains, with the words “fruit content:[x] % minimum” (there being substituted for “[x]” the appropriate figure) appearing in the same field of vision as the reserved description.

(2) No person shall sell a concentrated fruit juice not intended for delivery to the ultimate consumer, unless it bears an indication on its packaging, on a label attached to its packaging or in an accompanying document, of the presence and quantity in it of any–

(a)added sugars;

(b)added lemon juice; or

(c)acidifying agents as permitted by Directive 95/2/EC.

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