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United States Food Import Documentation for New Zealand Exporters

  • 18 May 2021

Manufacturing or exporting retail-packaged or consumer-packaged food or beverage to the US? Find a summary of US FDA import documentation and requirements here. Waka Kuaka provides full US FDA food import documentation support and services.

United States FDA Final Guidance - "Added Sugars" Declaration on Honey Labels

  • 21 June 2019

Honey exporters will be pleased that FDA has pushed back the compliance date for declaring added sugars on honey labels - full compliance will be enforced from July 2021. By this time, Nutrition Facts labels on honey (and other single-ingredient sugars and syrups such as maple syrup) exported to the United States will need to declare the percentage daily value....

Kaimoana and Kumara - Savour Northland

  • 17 June 2019

In April I had the great pleasure of attending “Savour Northland”, a collaborative event organised by Northland INC and Eat New Zealand, hosted by the Duke of Marlborough Hotel in Russell, Bay of Islands. Regional food entrepreneurs shared their vision of the Northland -Te Tai Tokerau Food Story...

Make mine a milk

  • 1 October 2018

A 20 year debate in the USA on the naming of plant-based alternatives to milk, yoghurt and cheese is now the subject of an FDA public request for data and evidence to support the development of industry guidance, which generally is intended to reflect FDA's thinking on a particular aspect of its laws.