Labelling Requirements for Maple Products
Identity and Principal Place of Business – Maple Products

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The Food and Drug Regulations (FDR) and the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations (CPLR) require all prepackaged foods to carry a declaration of the Identity and Principal Place of Business of the responsible party on the label. The following additional requirements are specified in the Maple Products Regulations:

Domestic Maple Products

The name and address of the responsible party must be indicated as follows:

  • the name and address of the sugar bush establishment, the packing establishment or the maple syrup shipper establishment, as they are registered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency ; or
  • the name and address of the first dealer (definition) and the registration number of the packing establishment [12(1)(e), MPR].

Imported Maple Products

The name and address of the packer or the importer must be indicated on the label [19(1)(e)(iii), MPR].

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