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Three Codex Standards on Spices and Culinary Herbs to be adopted soon


Feb 07, 2024

The seventh meeting of the Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs (CCSCH7) has agreed to forward to the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) for final adoption the following draft standards:

  • draft standard for dried small cardamom (at Step 8);
  • draft standard for spices in the form of dried or dehydrated fruits and berries: part A – requirements for all spices, juniper berry, star anise (at Step 8);
  • draft standard for turmeric (at Step 5/8).

CCSCH7 has also agreed that new work should start on standards for sweet marjoram (proposed by Egypt), coriander (proposed by India), large cardamom (proposed by Bhutan and Nepal), and cinnamon (proposed by Brazil) and has submitted these new work proposals for approval by CAC47.

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