On April 6, 2021, Israel issued its revised opinions on the standards for pickled fruits and vegetables.
The revised part intends to adopt the Video Codex Standard CXS260-2007, which is applicable to all kinds of fruits and vegetables, except pickled cucumbers, kimchi, olives, sauerkraut, chutney and condiments. The revised content includes:
1. The scope of this standard does not apply to deep-processed products;
2. Sealing products should also meet the requirements of the Israeli mandatory standard SI 143;
3. Additives should comply with relevant mandatory standards, such as olive oil should comply with SI 191, salt should comply with SI 411, and oil should comply with SI 1160;
4. Sugar and syrup are required to comply with the Israeli mandatory standard SI 356, etc.
The feedback period is within 60 days from the date of publication.