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Food Labelling Services.

With nearly 30 years experience in the food industry as a food technologist, product developer & nutritionist, Roslyn Anderson is an expert Australian food labelling consultant and can assist food entrepreneurs, food companies, small food producers, market stall, restaurants and cafes with nutritional labelling, food label compliance advice and nutritional analysis.

Food Labelling

Whether you are a food company, small food producer or selling products at a Farmers Market, the food labelling requirements in the Food Standards Code (from Food Standards Australia NZ) are the same. We can assist you in creating reliable, accurate, cost effective, nutritional labelling and writing food labels for your products.

Getting your food labels right on your first print run will reduce costs, get your product in the market quicker and reduce your risk of a food recall.

Nutrition Information Panel

On our initial, complimentary call we can advise on the most appropriate method of analysing your food product that best suits your product and your future product development requirements.

We will decide together if your products need to be sent to a food laboratory for nutrition testing or analysed using the most up-to-date Australian food nutritional database.

Country of Origin

From July 2018, the Country of Origin Food (CoOL) Labelling scheme becomes mandatory for many retail foods. The new Country of Origin Information Standard requires both locally produced and imported foods considered priority foods, to be labelled with the new Country of Origin information and logos. This includes a kangaroo symbol, bar chart with % Australian ingredients and a CoOL text statement in a defined box.

Food Label Review

We provide Food Label Reviews for Australian produced packaged food products as well as Imported Label Compliance Reviews for businesses wishing to import food products from overseas.

Product Development

We have the expertise and experience to advise you on product development projects, set product criteria and parameters and create technical documentation to satisfy your HACCP requirements.

Menu Nutrition Analysis

Healthy eating and wellness are key trends for many consumers and top-of-mind when eating out. Food choices, healthy options and nutrition information on menus can give a marketing edge to your cafe or restaurant. Let your diners know which menu items are vegan, dairy-free or gluten-free.

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Food Labelling services

Food Labelling

Food labels and packaging are subject to the requirements of Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (FSANZ). The Food Standards are food legislation documents that can be difficult to interpret especially when you have so many other demands when developing and marketing a new food product.

Our food labelling services includes everything you need to comply with Australian food labelling regulations and to market your food product legally.

We can work with you to create a concise brief sheet for your label or packaging designer and may include any of the following:

  • Nutrition information panels
  • Ingredient declarations
  • Allergen statement
  • Percentage labelling requirements
  • Country of Origin statements & logo
  • Nutrition labelling
  • Nutrient content and health claims
  • Health Star Rating
  • Daily Intake Guide
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Food labels and artwork review
  • Import label compliance review

Food Labelling services

Nutrition Information Panel

On our initial, complimentary call we can advise on the most appropriate method of analysing your food product that best suits your product and your future product development requirements.

We will decide together if your products need to be sent to a food laboratory for nutrition testing or analysed using the most up-to-date Australian food nutritional database.

We can advise on:

  • mandatory nutrients required for your product type
  • additional nutrients required if you are making any nutrition content or health claims
  • Australian standard nutrition information panel format
  • serving size and quantity per 100g
  • translating lab reports to nutrition panels

Contact us to discuss the best nutrition analysis method to suit your food product

Food Labelling services

Country of Origin

From July 2018, the Country of Origin Food (CoOL) Labelling scheme becomes mandatory for many retail foods. The new Country of Origin Information Standard requires both locally produced and imported foods considered priority foods, to be labelled with the new Country of Origin information and logos. This includes kangaroo icon, bar chart with % Australian ingredients and a CoOL text statement in a defined box.

We can help you create your Country of Origin labelling by:

  • Determine priority or non-priority food
  • Assess ‘Grown in’, ‘Produced in’, ‘Made in’ and ‘Packed in’ suitability
  • Assess substantial transformation for ‘Made in’
  • Calculate the correct percentage of Australian ingredients
  • Determine CoOL Statement, Symbol and Format
  • Evaluate Imported Products Country of Origin Labelling

Click here for the following Australian government Country of Origin Guides:

  • Country of Origin Labelling Guide April 2017
  • Country of Origin Labelling Style Guide 2017

Contact us to discuss your Country of Origin labels

Food Labelling services

Food Labelling Review

We provide Food Label Reviews for Australian produced packaged food products as well as Imported Label Compliance Reviews for businesses wishing to import food products.

We assess your label artwork and provide a comprehensive report and guidance document for your compliance changes. It includes:

  • nutrition information panel
  • serve description and size
  • ingredient statement
  • allergen labelling
  • nutrition content and health claims
  • country of origin statement and logo
  • mandatory warnings and advisory
  • statements and declarations
  • weights and measures
  • food images and descriptors
  • date marking and shelf life
  • storage and preparation
  • health star rating
  • daily intake guide

Food Labelling services

Product Development

We have the expertise and experience to advise you on product development projects, set product criteria and parameters and create technical documentation to satisfy your HACCP requirements.

We can assist with:

  • New or existing products, line extensions, new flavour ranges
  • Write Product Specifications, Product Information Forms (PIF’s)
  • Sulphite calculations
  • Nutritional product formulation – developing food products to make them healthier (e.g. removed additives, lower salt, higher fibre, higher protein, low G.I.) or to meet a desired nutritional claim (e.g. 97% fat free, Good Source of Protein) or vitamin and mineral requirements for supplementary foods
  • Assisting with the design of products for people with specific dietary needs (Vegan, Lactose-Free)
  • Advising on consumer nutritional trends

Contact us for further information on product development

Food Labelling services

Menu Nutrition Analysis

Healthy eating and wellness are key trends for many consumers and top-of-mind when eating out. Food choices, healthy options and nutrition information on menus can give a marketing edge to your cafe or restaurant. Let your diners know which menu items are vegan friendly, dairy-free or gluten-free.

Give your menu the nutritional advantage using these services:

  • Allergen identification
  • Fast Choices menu labelling
  • Daily energy intake and 8700 kJ labelling
  • Nutrition Information Panels for menu items
  • Nutrition content claims (e.g. vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, wheat free)
  • Develop nutrition icons for menus
    Advise ingredient alternatives to achieve a nutrition claim, such as gluten-free
  • Menu nutrition review

Contact us for further information on menu nutritional analysis options

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