Canned fruits and vegetables entered the Swedish market
With the improvement of people's living standard, canned vegetables, gradually won the favor of the inhabitants of developed countries. Sweden, as one of the most developed countries in the world, due to the cold weather conditions can only grow shorter growing season of potatoes, peas, beans, carrots, cucumbers and beets and other vegetables. Therefore, in the canned vegetables consumption in Sweden, led by the Swedish national plant and supply only selected cucumbers and beets and a few other varieties, other varieties of canned vegetables and more dependent on imports.
Canned vegetables to enter the Swedish market, must comply with the relevant provisions of Sweden. In 1995, after joining the European Union, the EU's food (canned vegetables) adding labels, nutritional information, and food quality control rules apply in Sweden. Meanwhile, during the transition period, the Swedish national provisions continue in force. NFA to import food by the Swedish national food authority has administrative functions, and responsible for the quality of food imports from countries outside the EU. So, before the contracts are signed, the Swedish food importers exporters are required to ensure the quality of products meet the requirements of NFA.
According to the regulations, Swedish imports of food packaging must meet the requirements set out in the EU, retail packaging, must indicate the composition, weight, country of origin, whether or not containing additives, colorants and foreign substances. Any in the Swedish market for retail food packaging not only to meet the special requirements of importers (such as packaging type, size, design, and label text), you must also meet the following requirements: Swedish label; edible term store description; sorting by weight of ingredients; net weight or net weight production or packaging plant names and addresses.
In addition, food service and food processing industries import goods and raw materials, Sweden has also developed specific standards and requirements.
Although China's exports of canned vegetables in Sweden not much, but with the implementation of the strategy of diversifying export markets, Swedish canned vegetables market with development potential which should be the concern of our country. China vegetables canned products to into Sweden market, a is to improve quality, build brand, relies on good of products quality, elimination Sweden residents on vegetables canned quality of concerns; II is to improve reputation, timely delivery, meet market on vegetables canned of seasonal requirements; three is constantly expand channel, and importers, and agents and the vegetables canned of processing enterprise widely contact, multi-channel expand vegetables canned export business.