Spain is a market highlighted by FDEA members as one where products are struggling to get through. The Spanish authorities have specific requirements which are detailed below.
The Spanish Ministry of Health has recently published guidance and a declaration form to help businesses in Great Britain exporting goods of animal origin and composite products to Spain.
There are specific Spanish requirements that are needed along with EU Export Health Certification. These requirements are divided by product type along with the general health documentation to be submitted with all consignments.
Information on this is provided in this guidance. These include listing the percentage of ingredients and additives used in the manufacturing of the food. This documents lists the requirements by type of product. Point 2 (page 6) details the health documentation to be submitted with ALL consignments.
Completing this declaration form with the required information is optional however it should help improve the process of exporting food from GB to Spain.