Standard / Date of Publishing: 10/11/2021
Affected region: Egypt
Egyptian Standard ES 8448 "Instant Coffee"
The Ministerial Decree No. 219/2021 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES 8448 This standard is concerned with the basic requirements and descriptive criteria for the following coffee products: Instant coffee, Decaffeinated instant coffee. It does not apply to both concentrated liquid coffee extract, and coffee-based products (such as cappuccino, etc.). It should be noted that this standard cancel and replaces the requirements for instant coffee contained in Egyptian Standard ES No. 517, 1474-1/2005. Worth mentioning is that this standard complies with: ISO 3509/2005, ISO 10470/2004.
Date of Entering into Force: 18/01/2022