If Honey powder content in descending order is: “Maltodextrin, Honey, Silicon Dioxide”, how should we declare in ingredient list? “Honey Powder” or “Honey powder (maltodextrin, silicon dioxide)”?


According to Part IV Labelling Guidelines of Food Regulations 1985, where the food consists of two or more ingredients, other than water, food additives and added nutrient; ingredients shall be declared in descending order of proportion by weight. In addition, should the food contains food additive, a statement in the form of “contains permitted (state the type of the relevant food additive)” shall be stated on the label.



Ministry of Health Malaysia. (2017). Food Regulations 1985. Part IV Labelling Guidelines.

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