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Revision of Regulations on Mayonnaise, Salad cream, Salad dressings and Oil salad dressings

South Africa

Feb 15, 2024

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has published various Regulations relating to the classification, packaging and marking of mayonnaise, salad cream, salad dressings and salad oil dressings intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa.

This is a revision of the present quality regulations (published in 2000) that prescribe the classification of mayonnaise, salad cream, salad dressing and salad oil dressing based on the vegetable oil content thereof. For example salad dressing is classified as Salad Oil Dressing (>52%), Salad Dressing (>12%-52%), Reduced Oil Salad Dressing (0.5%-12%) and Oil Free Salad Dressing (<0.5%). The labelling requirements are prescribed based on this classification.

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