Folic acid fortification of bread - voluntary standard

Find out about the standards and requirements for folic acid fortification in New Zealand food.

Fortifying bread 

New Zealand has a voluntary standard covering the use of folic acid in bread:

Read the relevant Food Standard:


MPI has developed a user guide to help bakers, retailers, and local authority officers interpret and apply the requirements of the Food Standard. It contains information for bakers who want to add folic acid to bread.

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