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The Coffee and Coffee Products (Amendment) Regulations 1987

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Regulation 2(d)

THE SCHEDULENew Schedules 1 and 2 to the Coffee and Coffee Products Regulations 1978

Regulations 2(1), 2(8), 4(2), 5(1)(b), 8(d) and 8(e)

SCHEDULE 1DESIGNATED PRODUCTS

PART Icoffee and coffee mixtures and their reserved descriptions

Column 1Column 2
Reserved descriptionsCoffee and Coffee Mixtures

Coffee

The dried seed of the coffee plant whether or not such seed has been roasted or ground or both roasted and ground.

Coffee and chicory mixture

or

Mixture of coffee and chicory

or

Either of the two foregoing descriptions but with the words “coffee” and “chicory” transposed.

NOTE:

The reserved description shall be such that it accords with regulation 2(9)

A mixture of roasted coffee and chicory which contains no substance other than roasted coffee and chicory.

French coffee—coffee and chicory mixture

or

Coffee and chicory—French coffee

or

French coffee—mixture of coffee and chicory

or

Mixture of coffee and chicory—French coffee

A mixture of roasted coffee and chicory of which not less than 51% is coffee and which contains no substance other than roasted coffee and chicory.

Coffee with fig flavouring

or

Coffee with fig seasoning

or

Viennese coffee—coffee with fig flavouring

or

Coffee with fig flavouring—Viennese coffee

or

Viennese coffee—coffee with fig seasoning

or

Coffee with fig seasoning—Viennese coffee

A mixture of roasted coffee and fig of which not less than 85% is coffee and which contains no substance other than roasted coffee and fig.

PART IIcoffee extract products and their reserved descriptions

Column 1Column 2
Reserved descriptionsCoffee Extract Products

Dried coffee extract

or

Dried extract of coffee

or

Instant coffee

or

Soluble coffee

Coffee extract in powder, granular, flake, cube or other solid form, of which the coffee-based dry matter content, determined according to the method of analysis referred to in item (2) of Schedule 2, is not less than 95%.

Coffee extract paste

Coffee extract in paste form, of which the coffee-based dry matter content, determined according to the method of analysis referred to in item (3) of Schedule 2, is not more than 85% and not less than 70%.

Liquid coffee extract

Coffee extract in liquid form, of which the coffee-based dry matter content, determined according to the method of analysis referred to in item (3) of Schedule 2 is not more than 55% but greater than 15%.

NOTE:

The product may contain added sugar products, whether or not roasted, in a proportion not exceeding 12%.

PART IIIchicory extract products and their reserved descriptions

Column 1Column 2
Reserved descriptionsChicory Extract Products

Dried chicory extract

or

Instant chicory

or

Soluble chicory

Chicory extract in powder, granular, flake, cube or other solid form, of which the chicory-based dry matter content, determined according to the method of analysis referred to in item (2) of schedule 2, is not less than 95%.

Chicory extract paste

Chicory extract in paste form, of which the chicory-based dry matter content, determined according to the method of analysis referred to in item (3) of Schedule 2, is not more than 85% and not less than 70%.

Liquid chicory extract

Chicory extract in liquid form, of which the chicory-based dry matter content, determined according to the method of analysis referred to in item (3) of Schedule 2 is less than 55% but greater than 25%.

NOTE:

This product may contain added sugar products, whether or not roasted, in a proportion not exceeding 35%.

PART IVblends of extracts and extracts of blends and their reserved descriptions

Column 1Column 2
Reserved descriptionsBlends of extracts and extracts of blends

Dried coffee and chicory extract

or

Dried extract of coffee and chicory

or

Instant coffee and chicory

or

Soluble coffee and chicory

or

Any of the four foregoing descriptions but with the words “coffee” and “chicory” transposed.

NOTE:

The reserved description shall be such that it accords with regulation 2(9).

An intimate mixture of coffee extract and chicory extract in powder, granular, flake, cube or other solid form, of which the coffee and chicory-based dry matter content in the finished product is not less than 95%.

Coffee and chicory paste

or

Chicory and coffee paste

NOTE:

The reserved description shall be such that it accords with regulation 2(9).

An intimate mixture of coffee extract paste and chicory extract paste in paste form, of which the coffee and chicory-based dry matter content in the finished product is not more than 85% and not less than 70%.

Liquid coffee and chicory extract

or

Liquid chicory and coffee extract

NOTE:

The reserved description shall be such that it accords with regulation 2(9).

A homogenous mixture of liquid coffee extract and liquid chicory extract in liquid form, of which the coffee and chicory-based dry matter content in the finished product is not more than 55% but greater than 15%.

NOTE:

This product may contain added sugar products, whether or not roasted in a proportion not exceeding 25%.

Chicory and coffee essence

A homogenous mixture of liquid form, of which the chicory-based dry matter content is not less than 20% and the coffee-based dry matter content is not less than 5% in the finished product.

NOTE:

This product may contain added sugar products.

Dried extract of coffee and fig

or

Dried coffee and fig extract

or

Instant coffee and fig

or

Soluble coffee and fig

or

Any of the four foregoing descriptions but with the words “coffee” and “fig” transposed.

NOTE:

The reserved description shall be such that it accords with regulation 2(9).

An intimate mixture of coffee extract and fig extract in powder, granular, flake, cube or other solid form, of which the coffee and fig-based dry matter content in the finished product is not less than 95%.

Coffee and fig paste

or

Fig and coffee paste

NOTE:

The reserved description shall be such that it accords with regulation 2(9).

An intimate mixture of coffee extract paste and fig extract paste in paste form, of which the coffee and fig-based dry matter content in the finished product is not more than 85% and not less than 70%.

Liquid coffee and fig extract

or

Liquid fig and coffee extract

NOTE:

The reserved description shall be such that it accords with regulation 2(9).

A homogenous mixture of liquid coffee extract and liquid fig extract in liquid form, of which the coffee and fig-based dry matter content in the finished product is not more than 55% but greater than 15%.

NOTE:

This product may contain added sugar products, whether or not roasted, in a proportion not exceeding 25%.

Regulation 5(1)(b) and Parts II and III of Schedule 1

SCHEDULE 2METHODS OF ANALYSIS

The methods of analysis listed in items (1), (2) and (3) of this Schedule are those prescribed in Annex II to the Commission Directive 79/1066/EEC((1)) laying down Community methods of analysis for testing coffee extracts and chicory extracts (hereinafter called “the Annex”) and are to be read with the General Provisions of the Annex.

(1) The method of determining the caffeine content in decaffeinated coffee extracts shall be that described as Method 1 in the Annex.

(2) The method for determining the dry matter content in—

  • dried coffee extract and dried chicory extract,

  • soluble coffee and soluble chicory,

  • instant coffee and instant chicory

shall be that described as Method 2 in the Annex.

(3) The method for determining the dry matter content in—

  • liquid coffee extract and liquid chicory extract,

  • coffee extract paste and chicory extract paste

shall be that described as Method 3 in the Annex.

(1)

O.J. No. L327, 24.12.79, p.17.

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