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The Honey (Wales) Regulations 2015

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16.—(1) A person must not place any product on the market as “honey”, “mêl”, or the equivalent name in any other language, unless it meets the appropriate compositional criteria for “honey” specified in Schedule 1.

(2) A person must not place any product on the market using a product name listed in paragraph (5) unless it meets the appropriate compositional criteria for that type of honey specified in Schedule 1.

(3) A person must not use a product (“the honey ingredient”) (“y cynhwysyn mêl”) as “honey”, “mêl”, or the equivalent name in any other language, in a product intended to be placed on the market for human consumption unless the honey ingredient meets the appropriate compositional criteria for “honey” specified in Schedule 1.

(4) A person must not use a product (“the honey ingredient”) (“y cynhwysyn mêl”) as honey of a type listed in paragraph (5) in a product intended to be placed on the market for human consumption unless the honey ingredient meets the appropriate compositional criteria for that type of honey specified in Schedule 1.

(5) The product names and types of honey are—

(a)baker’s honey;

(b)blossom honey;

(c)chunk honey;

(d)comb honey;

(e)cut comb in honey;

(f)drained honey;

(g)extracted honey;

(h)filtered honey;

(i)honeydew honey;

(j)nectar honey;

(k)pressed honey.

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