Foods That Do Not Need an Ingredients List

7 months ago | 1 min

The following products do not need an ingredients list:

  • fresh whole, unpeeled, fruit and vegetables (including potatoes)
  • carbonated water (which states that it is carbonated)
  • vinegar containing no added ingredients
  • cheese, butter, fermented milk and cream with no added ingredients (other than the ones needed to make them, such as bacterial cultures, salt in the case of cheese, etc)
  • foods that are made up of a single ingredient and the name of the ingredient is stated in the name of the product
  • beverages with an alcoholic strength greater than 1.2%

Products that do not have an ingredients list must still highlight the presence of allergenic ingredients. For more information please seeĀ ‘Food allergens and intolerance’.

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