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The Honey (Wales) Regulations 2015

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Baker’s honey

15.—(1) A person trading in baker’s honey must use the name “baker’s honey” in trade as the name of the product.

(2) A person must not use the name “baker’s honey”, “mêl pobydd”, or the equivalent name in any other language, in trade, as the name of a product if the product is not baker’s honey.

(3) A person trading in baker’s honey must not provide information relating to the floral, vegetable, regional, territorial or topographical origin of the product or specific quality criteria for the product.

(4) A person must not trade in baker’s honey unless the words “intended for cooking only” appear on the label of the product in close proximity to the product name.

(5) A person must not trade in baker’s honey in bulk containers or packs unless the product name “baker’s honey” is clearly indicated—

(a)on those containers and packs; and

(b)on the trade documents relating to the product.

(6) Where baker’s honey is used as an ingredient in a compound foodstuff, the product name “honey” may be used, in trade, in the product name of the compound foodstuff instead of “baker’s honey”.

(7) Where baker’s honey is used as an ingredient in a compound foodstuff and the name “honey” is used in the product name of the compound foodstuff, a person must not trade in that foodstuff unless the list of ingredients for that foodstuff identifies that honey ingredient using the name “baker’s honey”.

(8) Nothing in paragraph (1) prevents a person trading in baker’s honey from using the name “mêl pobydd” in addition to the name “baker’s honey”.

(9) Nothing in paragraph (4) prevents the words “wedi ei fwriadu ar gyfer coginio yn unig” from appearing on the label of the product in addition to the words “intended for cooking only”.

(10) Nothing in paragraph (5) prevents the product name “mêl pobydd” from being indicated on the bulk containers and packs and on the trade documents relating to the product in addition to the name “baker’s honey”.

(11) Where baker’s honey is used as an ingredient in a compound foodstuff, nothing in paragraph (6) prevents the product name “mêl” from being used, in trade, in the product name of the compound foodstuff, in addition to the product name “honey”.

(12) Nothing in paragraph (7) prevents the name “mêl pobydd” from being indicated on the list of ingredients in addition to the name “baker’s honey”.

(13) Nothing in paragraphs (1), (4), (5), (6), (8), (9), (10), (11) or (12) prevents the relevant names and words from being in any other language in addition to Welsh and English.

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