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Labelling requirements for processed fruit or vegetable products
Standard container sizes - processed fruit or vegetable products

Some processed fruit or vegetable products that are interprovincially traded, imported or exported are subject to standard container sizes prescribed in Table 3 (items 2 to 11) and Tables 4, 5 and 6 of Schedule 3 of the SFCR [187, 189(2), 190, 191, 192, SFCR].

Information from Schedule 3 is summarized in the tables below titled Regulated Processed Fruit or Vegetable Products in Hermetically Sealed Packages and Regulated Frozen Processed Fruit or Vegetable Products.

In the table Regulated Processed Fruit or Vegetable Products in Hermetically Sealed Packages, five (5) columns provide standard container information:

In the table Regulated Frozen Processed Fruit or Vegetable Products four (4) columns provide standard container information:

When a product is subject to standard container sizes, the net quantity declared on the label:

If a prepackaged processed fruit or vegetable product in a standard container size is placed inside of a second container and the resulting product is prepackaged food, other than consumer prepackaged food, the second container is not required to be packaged in accordance with the standard container size requirements.

When a product is not subject to standard container sizes, it can be marketed in any format.

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