EU Labeling and legislation for Cereal Sweeteners
Glucose syrups and glucose-fructose syrups are regulated under the EC Directive 2001/111/EC relating to certain sugars intended for human consumption.
The ingredient needs to be labeled as:
- Glucose syrup: if the fructose level in the syrup is below 5%
- Glucose-fructose syrup: if the fructose content is between 5% and 49.9%
- Fructose-glucose syrup: if the fructose content is between 50% and 95%
Some Cargill products are only approved for use in certain geographies, end uses, and/or at certain usage levels. It is the customer's responsibility to determine, for a particular geography, that (i) the Cargill product, its use and usage levels, (ii) the customer's product and its use, and (iii) any claims made about the customer's product, all comply with applicable laws and regulations.