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Posted Mon, 07 Aug 2023 00:19:31 GMT by Giraffe63
Business A imports beverages directly from the UK supplier XX into Spain, Business A is the sole importer into Spain and therefore the FBO responsible for food regulations compliance with the Spanish authorities. The UK supplier XX agrees to print Business A's name & address on the food label to comply with EU Regulations. Business B imports the same products from the same UK supplier XX into Italy. Business B requests that his name and address also be printed on the food label . The UK supplier XX refuses to add Business B's name & address onto the food label saying one FBO address is sufficient to cover all EU imports. Business C would like to import the same beverages from the same UK supplier XX into her own country Poland, but is anxious that she will be flouting EU regulations if her name & address are not on the food label.. Is the UK supplier XX right to assume that only one FBO address is sufficient ? Does this pose a problem to the Supplier XX or to rather to each independent importer in their different member state ? Thank you
Posted Fri, 11 Aug 2023 11:11:50 GMT by HMRC Admin 25
Hi Giraffe63,
I would advise contacting the Customs and International trade helpline on 0300 322 9434 if you have any other issues with your query.
Thank you. 
Posted Wed, 11 Oct 2023 16:08:04 GMT by Giraffe63
Thank you do you have an email address please
Posted Thu, 26 Oct 2023 10:31:06 GMT by HMRC Admin 25
Hi Giraffe63,
To confirm your query falls out side the remit of Customs and International Trade helpline. 
FBO is covered in this guidance where you can contact trading standards office.
Get labelling advice
Thank you. 

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