Small and medium entrepreneurs attended to a workshop of Pro Ecuador, about labeling, given by officials of the National Agency for Regulation, Control and Health Surveillance (ARCSA for its Spanish acronym). This, a month before the deadline for companies to incorporate the new labels that will show the levels of fat, sugar and salt in products.
Otto Haas, representing the brand of Liris sausages, cleared his doubts about how the graphic will be placed in their labels and added that with the information provided, now he will be able to print 25,000 meters of labels needed.
Luis Plaza, ARCSA technician, said, according to late May data, that around 7,000 products already had the new labeling, representing 20% of the total.
Plaza added that the most common questions among entrepreneurs are the location of the color system on labels and products that are exempted for being handcra