Product export

What has the ℮-sign to do with product export ?

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Photo: Lance Chueng – “USDA – Pollinator Week Festival” by Flickr

If your ℮-sign labelled product crosses the borders of your country, it’s important to enquire some points to avoid problems. There is also the possibility to import products labelled with the ℮-sign into the EU or into the 4 EFTA-countries (European Free Trade Association). Continue reading “What has the ℮-sign to do with product export ?”

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Situation 7 – Different analytic methods while exporting? Don’t be surprised by it

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Photo : iT@c – “Laboratory Stuff” – by Flickr

This situation is delicate. Often you will discover it after a certain period of time, when you are exporting your products without any problems. Then suddenly your product is no longer in compliance, and will be blocked and rejected in the export country. Continue reading “Situation 7 – Different analytic methods while exporting? Don’t be surprised by it”

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Situation 6 – Need new certificates to export? Don’t be discouraged.

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Photo: Tristan Taussac – “Export” by Flickr

In the exporting country there are other certificates, marks or criteria in circulation. For this reason your product is not conforming and cannot be exported. You want to export and it is very important to obtain these required documents. Continue reading “Situation 6 – Need new certificates to export? Don’t be discouraged.”

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Situation 5 – The intended use of your product in another country

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Photo: lifelikeapps – “Chocolates and Ribbon” by Flickr

The intended use of your product may vary depending on the country. That’s also applicable to the underlying legal criteria. It’s up to you to deepen on the subject to avoid misunderstandings with your customer or with the authorities. Continue reading “Situation 5 – The intended use of your product in another country”

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Situation 4 – The right name for your product

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Photo: Claire Knights – “Banana skin” by Flickr

Do the necessary research for the name of your product, when you send it abroad. The export is a good development for your company, which must not lead to a product withdrawal, a lawsuit or a place within the top 10 packaging mistakes. Continue reading “Situation 4 – The right name for your product”

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Situation 3 – Exported product rejected because of the raw materials

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Photo: Lester Shepherd – “150 years USDA” by Flickr

Via the raw materials, a forbidden substance can be present in the final product. The product can’t enter anymore in the exporting country. It will be blocked, and then destroyed, having the following consequences: Continue reading “Situation 3 – Exported product rejected because of the raw materials”

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Situation 2 – Rejection of the exported product caused by changes

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Photo: Jirka Matousek – “Airport” by Flickr

After the approval and the sale of an export product, it’s strongly advised to let approve each change of the product. It is even better to redo the entire approval process. Some reasons why to do this: Continue reading “Situation 2 – Rejection of the exported product caused by changes”