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Food Labelling

Customer Advice

Allergen Information

From December 13th 2014 Caterers must hold allergen information on all food sold loose to consumers.

The allergen information needs to be made available to the consumer on request, either verbally or in written format.

The 14 major allergens to be highlighted are;

  • cereals containing gluten such as wheat, barley
  • crustaceans, for example prawns, crabs, lobster and crayfish
  • eggs
  • fish
  • peanuts
  • soybeans
  • milk
  • nuts, such as almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, pecan nuts, Brazil nuts, pistachio, cashew and macadamia
  • celery (and celeriac)
  • mustard
  • sesame
  • sulphur dioxide, which is a preservative found in some products
  • lupin
  • molluscs, for example clams, mussels, whelks, oysters, snails and squid

Foods produced/ labelled on or after the 13th December 2014 must be labelled to include the necessary information on allergens in bold within the ingredients list.

Products produced before the 13th December which do not meet the new requirements can still be sold after this time, until stocks are exhausted.

Our website contains useful information on our products including ingredients and allergens to help you meet the new requirements, over the coming months we will be adding nutritional information along with any extra details we think we will be useful to you such as usage instructions, recipes and general product information to make sure you get the best out of our products!

Allergens within product are highlighted in bold within the ingredient list on each product page

If you need any further help or have any questions please contact us on 01495 792792.