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New draft standard for Lambanog (traditional liquor)


Dec 28, 2023

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a draft "Standard and recommended code of practice for processing of distilled fermented coconut sap".

The standard has the following objectives:

  • to prescribe the standard specifications for Lambanog (traditional Filipino distilled coconut sap liquor);
  • to prescribe the recommended code of practice for processing, handling, and labelling of Lambanog; and
  • to provide guidelines in the inspection and application for FDA authorizations of Lambanog manufacturers, traders and distributors.

For further information (in English), click on the Link

Check the full text of the documents (in English), click on the Link

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