Closed consultation

Jam and similar products (England) regulations 2013

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Original consultation

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Summary

The Jam and Similar Products (England) Regulations 2013 will incorporate four main changes.

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Consultation letter

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Consultation document

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Consultee list

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Impact assessment

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Option 1: Draft statutory instrument

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Option 2: Draft statutory instrument

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Consultation description

The Jam and Similar Products (England) Regulations 2013 will incorporate four main changes:

  • Option 1: Reduce the permitted sugar level for jams from 60% to 50%
  • Option 2: Reduce the permitted sugar level for jams from 60% to 55% with an ingredient specific exemption for Bramley apples to a level of 50%

Additional deregulatory measures under both options:

  • Remove the UK national limit for ‘reduced sugar jam’
  • Removing national provisions for curds and mincemeat