Food labels help you make informed choices about the products you purchase, by providing nutritional or consumer safety information.
A series of fact sheets on New Zealand's food labelling and compositional requirements. For consumers and industry.
How to read Nutrition Information Panels and interpret nutritional claims made on food labels. Surveys on nutritional levels in foods.
What must be on a food label and what is optional, the difference between 'use by' and 'best before' dates, allergy warnings, nutrition information panels.
What country of origin (CoOL) food labelling is, NZ's position and why, costs, support and reviews, and voluntary CoOL.
Nutrition information is required on all packaged foods (except small packages), but the location of nutrition information on the packet is not prescribed in regulation.