Labelling and composition

Find out about labelling and composition requirements for manufacturing food and beverage products.

Meeting requirements of "the Code"

You need to ensure food or beverage products you manufacture meet the requirements of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (the Code). The Code specifies labelling, composition, and other suitability requirements.

The Code – background and access

New Zealand and Australia work closely together to develop joint food standards. This means that the food safety requirements you meet in your business also apply to similar businesses in Australia. This agreement is made under the Code, which you can find on the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) website. 

MPI provides an introduction to FSANZ and what it covers in New Zealand: 

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