Does it actually contain what it says on the pack?
When is a strawberry not a strawberry? When it is strawberries in syrup of course?
In order to ensure that you are providing your customers with the correct information, you are obliged to list all ingredients on your packaging and not just the ones you think your customer would like or expect to see.
This is normally straight forward as all components of the product are normally listed on the pack or in supporting documentation.
The problem most businesses face with ingredients.
When is chilli powder not chilli powder? When it has been tainted with Sudan 1
Different ingredients are susceptible to different contaminants whether it is added on purpose by unscrupulous suppliers to reduce the cost of expensive spices or naturally occurring such as aflatoxins in nuts. Either way both of these have the capability to cause serious injury or even death! Without robust ingredient checks in place would you know the difference between good and bad without trying for yourself?
If you do not know the provenance of your ingredients or risks associated with some ingredients you could be putting your customer and thereby your brand at risk.
You could face product recall, fines, court appearances or even jail!
How Rogue Foodies can help you understand your ingredients…
We are experienced in many of the hazards associated with different ingredients. We can risk assess your products and the ingredients within and tell you any of the ‘danger’ ingredients you should be looking to reduce, avoid completely or just to get further information for to ensure it is safe to use.
REMEMBER – IT DOESN’T ALWAYS DO WHAT IT SAYS ON THE TIN!
Call Rogue Foodies today on +44 (0)207 923 6925 and find out how they can help you get approved, produce your product and protect your brand.