Food & drink labelling in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), live online tutor-led training course

This course can be run as a tailored option for those who have a number of staff who would benefit from the training or if you would like to register your own interest to attend this course on the next available date please complete the enquiry form

Delegate feedback 2023:

  • Very knowledgeable tutor, lots of content covered very well. Liked the interaction.
  • Very knowledgeable about GCC legislation and able to answer lots of questions asked in different areas.
  • Tutor was very informative and answered all the questions that came up during the course. The delivery of the course was great too.
  • Great at giving real life examples & answered all questions. Pointing us to where we can find the answers to our questions to allow us to self-serve in future.

Benefits of attending

This online course is designed to give delegates the essential top line requirements of mandatory food and drink labelling requirements for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. The course will deliver the essential need to know elements of food labelling requirements for food and drink products that are produced specifically for the GCC market and cement the delegates knowledge and understanding in food and drink labelling legislation in the GCC. It is designed for those planning to export their products to the GCC and are looking into understanding the labelling requirements for that region, and those wanting to be aware of the most up to date labelling legislation in the GCC following the wide range of GSO standards updates in 2021 and ongoing changes to date.

The course will be delivered live online over the course of one morning (0930 - 1330 hours), participants will be sent log in details for a Microsoft Teams session.

Training Course content

Labelling of pre-packaged foodstuff & mandatory labelling requirements in detail including:

  • Product name
  • Ingredient listing
  • Additives & allergen declaration
  • Quantity mark
  • Other mandatory and voluntary labelling requirements
  • Nutritional Information
  • Introduction to nutrition & health claims
  • Language requirements
  • Halal requirements for labelling
  • Product specific labelling requirements
  • Label review workshop held during the session to apply the learnings from the course

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course delegates will:

  • Gain better understanding and knowledge in the GCC food and drink labelling legislation and seek advice for translation purposes mainly
  • Be aware how labelling legislation is enforced in the GCC
  • Identify compliant and non-compliant labels
  • Understand how to access the legislation related to their products
  • Be able to find the needed labelling references from the national and regional authorities in the GCC
Event Director - Houaida Alawieh

Related training

Introduction to Food Law in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), live online tutor-led training course

Further information

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