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Regulation 2(1)

SCHEDULE 3Authorised treatments for regulated products that are listed in Part 1 of the table in Part 1 of Schedule 1

1.  Fruit, fruit pulp, fruit purée and aqueous extracts of fruit may be—

(a)heated, chilled or frozen;

(b)freeze-dried; or

(c)concentrated, to the extent that is technically possible.

2.  Except when used for the manufacture of extra jam or extra jelly, fruit, fruit pulp, fruit purée and aqueous extracts of fruit may be treated using sulphur dioxide (E 220) or its salts (E 221, E 222, E 223, E 224, E 226 and E 227) as an aid to manufacture, provided that the maximum sulphur dioxide content laid down in Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 is not exceeded.

3.  Apart from being freeze-dried, apricots and plums used in the manufacture of jam may also be treated by any other drying process.

4.  Citrus peel may be preserved in brine.