Label assessments and checks

Ensuring that when a food or beverage product comes to market that its labelling is descriptive and attractive to the consumer whilst also adhering to the relevant regulatory guidelines is important. Legislation and regulation on food labels covers a wide range of topics and varies between region, sometimes fundamentally.

Leatherhead offers comprehensive label assessments and specific artwork checks on individual labels. We can be involved as early in the product development lifecycle as you wish. We offer label checks for more than 20 different languages and to meet the regulatory requirements of over 100 territories. We provide a full report on the validity of your label pointing out where it needs to be changed to meet the requirements of the market. We cover:

  • The label lay-out – positioning, typeface and font size and other visual attributes
  • The naming conventions
  • The ingredient listing – checking for example that allergens are identified
  • Existence of mandatory items such as date, storage instructions, place of origin
  • Nutrition labelling
  • Claims and descriptions
  • Weights and measures

Why Leatherhead?

  • Comprehensive report and feedback
  • Coverage in more than 20 languages
  • Coverage of 100+ regulatory territories
  • Ability to check the same label for different geographies
  • Strong reputation in food & beverage regulation