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The Fruit Juices and Fruit Nectars (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011

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Amendment of the Fruit Juices and Fruit Nectars (Scotland) Regulations 2003

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2.—(1) The Fruit Juices and Fruit Nectars (Scotland) Regulations 2003(1) are amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) to (5).

(2) In regulation 2(2)—

(a)at the end of sub-paragraph (d) omit the word “and”; and

(b)after sub-paragraph (e) insert—

; and

(f)being a food bearing the reserved description “fruit juice from concentrate”, it does not comply with the minimum Brix level specified in Schedule 6 read together with the Notes to that Schedule.

(3) In regulation 5(1)—

(a)for sub-paragraph (d) substitute—

(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, in accordance with the conditions which preface Column 1 (reserved descriptions) of Schedule 1, is required in place of the description “fruit juice”), or

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

its labelling bears the words “partially from concentrate” or, as the case may be, “partially 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;.

(b)for sub-paragraph (e) substitute—

(e)in the case of a fruit nectar obtained wholly from one or more concentrated products, its labelling bears the words “from concentrate” or, as the case may be, “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;.

(4) In Schedule 1, in Column 2 of item 3 (Fruit juice from concentrate), at the end of the paragraph, after “obtained from fruit or fruits of the same kind.”, insert—

The minimum Brix levels for fruit juices from concentrate are indicated in Schedule 6..

(5) After Schedule 5, insert Schedule 6, as set out in the Schedule to these Regulations.

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