Ecuador/Public consultation – NTE INEN 3188 Standard for Chocolate and Chocolate Products (CODEX STAN 87-1981, MOD)

The Ecuadorian Standardization Service (INEN in Spanish) publishes the draft standard that applies to chocolate and chocolate products intended for human consumption and for the products described in Chapter 2. Chocolate and chocolate products must be prepared from cocoa or cocoa derivatives with sugars and may contain sweeteners, dairy products, flavoring substances and other food ingredients.

This Ecuadorian Technical Standard NTE INEN 3188 is a modified translation of the International Standard CODEX STAN 87-1981, Standard for chocolate and chocolate products. The national committee responsible for this standard and its translation is the Comité Técnico de Normalización, Cacao.