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Public ID: PID-94K4RG

Additional nutritional information required on food and drink labelling in the United Arab Emirates

in United Arab Emirates

Trade barrier summary

Regulation GSO 2233:2019 amends the requirements for nutritional labelling on products sold in the UAE. Among the new parameters required are a number which are not standard on UK food packaging at present, including cholesterol, dietary fibre, trans-fats and added sugar. Updating product labelling to include these may lead to additional costs for UK producers, alongside the additional costs of translating amended labels into Arabic.

Sectors affected

  • Food and drink


Yes - January 2022

Date reported

26 May 2020

Last updated

1 June 2022

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