From October, the salt content of French breads and baked goods will be reduced

Published Dec 2, 2023

Tridge summary

French bakeries are being required to reduce the salt content in their breads and baked goods according to recommendations from the World Health Organization. Previously, the maximum permitted amount of salt was 1.5 grams per 100 grams of product, but this will now be decreased to 1.4 grams for traditional breads and 1.3 grams for special breads. Bakers will need to adjust their recipes and the French authorities will be monitoring compliance with the new regulations.
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Original content

On the recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO), the salt content of baked goods is reduced in France, which also affects imported products delivered to Hungary. The article is from Trade magazine 2023/11. can be read in its issue. According to the WHO, 5 grams (one teaspoon) of salt per day is the recommended amount for an adult. According to the regulations up to now, French bakeries could put a maximum of 1.5 grams of salt per 100 grams in traditional and special breads and baked goods. A study in France found that 20% of the daily salt intake comes from bread. However, according to the rules superseded following the recommendation of the WHO, the maximum permitted amount of salt will decrease from October 1: in the future, the permitted amount of salt ...
Source: Trademagazin
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