PUBLIC NOTICE No. 106 (RE-2010)/2009-14

NEW DELHI, DATED     30th  APRIL,2012

Subject:- Amendment of Standard Input Output Norms (SION)  of Food Products (Product Code: ‘E’)in the Handbook of Procedures V.2 (2009-14) : Re-numbering of SION E – 129A as E – 130  

                Public Notice No. 92 issued on 1st February 2012 had notified SION E-129 & E-129A , for export products “Instant Fruit Juice Powder/Crystals (with Sugar)  &  Instant Fruit Juice Powder/Crystals(Sugar Free)” respectively.  Due to system limitation, it has not been operational so far, which has necessitated re-numbering of this SION.

Accordingly, in exercise of the powers conferred under Para 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, the  Director General of Foreign Trade  hereby re-numbers SION E-129A as  E-130 for the export product “Instant Fruit Juice Powder / Crystals ( Sugar Free)” in the Handbook of procedure V.2 (2009-14 ). The quantity and description of import items is the same as permitted earlier and is reproduced  as below:-


Export Item


Import Items

E-130 Instant Fruit Juice Powder/Crystals

(Sugar Free)

1 Kg *1  (a) Saccharin Sodium


(b) Aspertame


(c) Acesulfame Potassium




10 gms





**2 Relevant Food Additives


i)  Acidulant

ii) Acidity Regulator

iii)Emulsifiers/Stabilizing Agent

iv) Anticaking Agent

v ) Preservative

vi) Nutrients / Vitamins / Minerals


80 gms

30 gms

30 gms

30 gms

03 gms

0.4 gm

3 Relevant concentrates/Juice/Pulp/Puree 250 gms
4 Relevant Natural & Nature identical Flavour/Artificial Flavour/Oleoresin/ Essential Oil/ Spices/ Flavour Improver/ Flavour Fixing Agent 10 gms
5 Permitted Food Colours 05 gms
6 Packing Material


As per packing policy.


 *Note 1.    Import of artificial  sweetening  agents viz.Lactose / Mannitol as  substitute inputs  is not allowed against  item No. 1. as is also  spelt out  in Policy  Circular No 13 dated 31.01.2011.

**Note 2.  Cumulative quantity of relevant food additives should be limited  to 100gms/kg in addition to individual quantity  limit.

 3.      Effect of the Public Notice :

      SION E-129A  that was notified by Public Notice No.92 dated 01.02.2012 is being  re-numbered as SION E-130. There is no change in the Import Items (either in description or in quantity permitted).


( Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

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