Argentina – Agave syrup is included in the Argentine Food Code

The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and Secretariat of Quality in Health publish Joint Resolution 17/2023.

ARTICLE 1º.- Article 778 sixth is hereby incorporated to the Argentine Food Code in Chapter X: “Sugary Foods”, which shall be worded as follows: “Article 778 sixth: Agave syrup is understood as the syrup produced by hydrolysis from fructans (polysaccharides consisting of fructose units with or without a terminal or internal glucose unit joined by ß-2,1 and/or ß-2,6 type glycosidic bonds) coming from plants of the agavaceae family (Agavaceae).