Mexico: Mexico Releases Official Standard NOM 173 for Prepackaged Non Alcoholic Beverages with Fruit or Vegetable Content

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On Monday, February 28 Mexico's Ministry of Economy released the Mexican Official Standard NOM-173-SE-2021 - Denominations-Specifications- Commercial Information and Test Methods for Prepackaged Non-Alcoholic Beverages with Fruit or Vegetable Content. The document proposes regulations for domestic and imported non-alcoholic beverages with fruit and vegetable content marketed in Mexico. The standard will enter into force in 180 days after its publication in the Federal Registry. Compliance will be enforced beginning on January 1, 2023. U.S. Companies with products in the Mexican market may comply with this NOM by using adhesive labels with the required information.

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