SFDA Food delays mandatory COCs for some Egyptian products

  • 1/12/2022

The SFDA has delayed the mandatory COC requirement for fresh vegetable, fruits, agricultural crops, and spices from Egypt to March 2022.

The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has extended the mandatory Certificates of Conformity (COCs) requirement for fresh vegetables, fruits, agricultural crops, and spices exported from Egypt. The SFDA moved the implementation back from October 15, 2021 to March 15, 2022.

However, a mandatory COCs for grapes, leafy vegetables, strawberries, pomegranates, oranges, guavas, anise, cumin, dry beans, onions, lemons, and grapefruit was already started in October 2021.

To learn more about the SFDA Food Certificate of Conformity or exporting to Saudi, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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