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Cocoa and Chocolate

Core legislative framework: Directive 2000/36/EC

Directive 2000/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 June 2000 sets out rules on cocoa and chocolate products intended for human consumption. These rules concern composition, sales names, labelling and presentation of cocoa and chocolate products. The Directive applies to products as specified in Annex I to the Directive.


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