Canada – Updated Guidance on Front-of-Package Nutrition Labeling

This guide is intended for stakeholders in the Canadian food industry. This includes Canadian manufacturers, retailers and importers of foods for sale in Canada and foreign companies who export food to Canada. The guide provides the Government of Canada’s interpretation of the new regulations related to FOP labelling that came into force on July 20, 2022. It is intended to help regulated parties become familiar with core elements of the regulations. The user is encouraged to consult the regulations including Schedule K.1, the Directory of Nutrition Symbol Specifications, the Compendium of Nutrition Symbol Formats, the Table of Daily Values, the Table of Reference Amounts, and the Table of Permitted Nutrient Content Statements and Claims while using this guide.