All comments for the draft standard must be submitted by September 17, 2021.

The Comments form can be downloaded from below this page.


This standard specifies requirements for the composition of food products derived from fermented and dried cocoa beans. This standard does not apply to:

a) raw cocoa products, that is, products made from cocoa beans which are either unfermented, or unroasted or both and which can be either wet or dry;

b) confectionery and other food products where chocolate or cocoa powder is merely a flavour; or

c) non-food products, including, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.


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