23 Dec 16

All mandatory product information is now available

EU FIC REGULATIONS ON FOOD LABELING - VANDEMOORTELE’S RESPONSE  (with respect to B2B food information – Art. 8.8 of FIC)

The EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation (EU FIC) (1169/2011) sets out a number of obligations with respect to mandatory and voluntary food labeling.

The legislation requires that all food business operators, at all stages of the food chain, must clearly communicate this list of food information to customers:

  1. Name of product
  2. Ingredient list
  3. Allergen declaration
  4. Quid (Quantitative Ingredients Declaration: the quantity of certain ingredients as a percentage of the final product)
  5. Net quantity
  6. Best before date
  7. Storage conditions
  8. Name and address of food business operator
  9. Country of origin if required
  10. Instruction for use
  11. Nutrition declaration

For all technical information related to our products, please visit this page.

NB. Our customers are responsible for communicating the relevant information to their customers. The information should be easy accessible at the location of use.

For more information on the regulation click here.

About Vandemoortele

Vandemoortele was founded in 1899 as a Belgian family business, and has continued to grow and develop ever since. Over the last two decades, we became a European food company with leading positions in two product categories: Bakery Products (BP) and Margarines, Culinary Oils & Fats (MCOF). We are known for supplying innovative and high-quality products.

In 2021 Vandemoortele realised a turnover of around EUR 1.3 billion with 4,800 (permanent and temporary) associates. The Vandemoortele Group headquarters are located in Ghent, Belgium. We have commercial offices in 12 European countries, as well as in the United States. We operate on more than 28 high-quality production sites all over Europe, in order to ensure proximity to all our key markets. We export from Europe to 95 countries worldwide.

News & Media Contact

Marc Croonen
marc.croonen@vandemoortele.com