Type of Notification
regular notification
Date of Distribution
2019.01.23
WTO Country
Agency Responsible
Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine
Notified Document Details
<p style="margin:2px !important;">Draft Order of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine «On approval of requirements for fruit juices and certain similar products».</p>
ICS Code
Covered Products
<p style="margin:2px !important;">Fruit juice, fruit juice from concentrate, concentrated fruit juice, dehydrated/powdered fruit juice, fruit nectar</p>
Description of Content

The Draft Order establishes requirements on labelling of fruit juices and certain similar products to ensure proper awareness of consumers (users) and aimed to prevent business practice, misleading consumers. The requirements apply for fruit juices and certain similar products intended for human consumption.

The Draft Order also provides a transitional period until January 1, 2023 for fruit juices and certain similar products, which were placed or will be placed on the market by January 1, 2023. The placement of that fruit juices and certain similar products on the market cannot be prohibited or limited due to the failure to comply with all or certain provisions of the requirements approved by this draft order before the expiration of products validity.

Objectives & Rationale
<p style="margin:2px !important;"><span style="font-face: Verdana;"><span lang="EN-GB">The Draft Order aims for harmonization of Ukrainian legislation with the legislation of the European Union, in particular the Council </span><span lang="EN-GB">Directive 2001/112/EC </span></span><span style="font-face: Verdana;"><span lang="EN-GB">of 20 December 2001 relating to fruit juices and certain similar products intended for human consumption</span><span lang="EN-GB">.</span></span></p>
Relevant Documents

Council Directive 2001/112/EC of 20 December 2001 relating to fruit juices and certain similar products intended for human consumption.

Final Date of Comments
2019.03.24
Contact Details
The text is available at the official web-site of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine: http://minagro.gov.ua/uk/regulatory?nid=26731
Document Online Link (EN)
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