Guidance

Register on adding vitamins and minerals to foods

Information about vitamins, minerals and certain other substances that may be added to foods in Great Britain.

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Details

This document specifies which vitamins and minerals may be added to foods, and any substances that are banned or restricted, in Great Britain.

It includes:

  • a list of vitamins and minerals that may be added to foods, and any restrictions on their use
  • a list of the sources of vitamins and minerals that may be added to foods
  • the maximum and minimum amounts of vitamins and minerals that may be added to foods
  • information about vitamins and minerals that must be added to certain foods
  • certain other substances that are prohibited or restricted for use in foods

The register should be used with guidance on fortified foods: adding vitamins, minerals and certain other substances.

Published 31 December 2020
Last updated 12 January 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added link in details section to guidance on fortified foods: adding vitamins, minerals and certain other substances.

  2. First published.