Fixation of Standard Input Output Norms of Food Products

(To be published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part-I, Section-I)

GOI; Ministry of Commerce and Industry;  Department of Commerce; Directorate General of Foreign Trade

 Public notice no. 92 (Re-2010)/2009-201; Dated  1st February, 2012

 Subject:  Fixation of Standard Input Output Norms (SION) of Food Products (Product  Code: ˜E™)   in the Handbook of Procedures V.2 (2009-14)

 In exercise of the powers conferred under Para 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, the  Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the addition of two new entries at Serial Numbers E-129 and E-129 A in the Handbook of Procedures V.2 (2009-14) as detailed below:


S.No. Export item Qty   Import item Qty
E-129 Instant Fruit Juice Powder/  Crystals (with Sugar) 1 kg. *1 Relevant Sugar 550 gms
**2 Relevant Food Additives  
(i)     Acidulant 80 gms
(ii)    Acidity Regulator 30 gms
(iii)  Emulsifiers /Stablizing Agent 30 gms
(iv)  Anticaking Agent   30 gms
(v)   Preservative 03 gms
  (vi)  Nutrients/Vitamins/  Minerals 0.4 gm
  3 Relevant concentrates/juice/pulp puree 250 gms 
  4. Relevant Natural & Nature identical Flavour / Artificial Flavour  /Oleoresin / Essential Oil / Spices / Flavour Improver / Flavour Fixing Agent 10 gms
  5 Permitted Food Colours  05 gms
  6 Packing Material As per packing policy
  E-129A Instant Fruit Juice Powder/  Crystals (Sugar free) 1 kg. *1 (a)  Saccharin Sodium               OR 04 gms 
  (b)  Aspertame                OR 10 gms 
  (c)  Acesulfame Potassium 11 gms
2 to 6 Same as at Sr. No. 2 to 6 of above Norm at E-129 (please also see Note 2 below in respect of input item 2)  


*Note:-1  Import of artificial sweetening agents viz. Lactose/ Mannitol, as substitute inputs is not allowed against Item No. 1, as is also spelt out in Policy Circular No.13 dated 31.01.2011.

 **Note 2.  Cumulative quantity of relevant food additives should be limited to 100 gms/kg in addition to individual quantity limit.                

3. Effect of the Public Notice:

This notifies the SION for export product Instant Fruit Juice Powder /Crystals (both with sugar and sugar free).  These are two new entries.


 Anup K. Pujari

Director General of Foreign Trade





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