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Former - Labelling requirements for alcoholic beverages
Product specific information for vodka


On June 26, 2019, amendments to the compositional standards and labelling requirements for vodka of the Food and Drug Regulations came into force. Regulated parties have a transition period until December 13, 2022 inclusively, to meet the new requirements.

For information on the new requirements, consult Product specific information for vodka.

Use of the term "dry" for vodka

The standard for vodka does not provide for the addition of sugar or other sweetening agents [B.02.080, FDR]. For this reason, the description "dry" is potentially misleading and should not be used.

See also Use of the term "dry" for general information on dry claims for all alcoholic beverages.

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