FOR Gen­eRaL QUaL­I­TIes

Consumer Voice - - Comparativ­e Test -

Mark­ing/La­belling The fol­low­ing de­tails shall be marked on each pack: a) Name of man­u­fac­turer/mar­keter/im­porter b) Batch num­ber, month and year of man­u­fac­ture c) Net quan­tity d) The state­ment that the prod­uct is ‘free from

arge­mone oil’ e) Nu­tri­tional in­for­ma­tion f) The words ‘best be­fore’ (month and year) g) Max­i­mum re­tail price (MRP) All brands have given the nec­es­sary in­for­ma­tion on their packs. All the brands have men­tioned nu­tri­tional val­ues of the ground­nut oil on their pack­ag­ing. Pack­ing The ground­nut oil should be packed in food-grade ma­te­rial that does not af­fect the prop­er­ties of the oil and at the same time main­tains the shelf life of the prod­uct. As far as pos­si­ble, the prod­uct shall be ei­ther in such pack­ages that can be re­cy­cled or packed in re­us­able and/or biodegrad­able ma­te­ri­als. • Most of the brands were in poly­pack or plas­tic bot­tle of one-litre ca­pac­ity. Dhara was in Te­tra Pak.

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