OLIVE OIL AND OTHER OILS
Adhesive labels for bottles of oils and olive oils
HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT LABEL FOR YOUR OIL BOTTLES?
The labeling of oil bottles is a decisive step in the manufacturing process. Indeed, the label will allow future consumers to obtain all the important information about your oil before making the purchase. Whether you are a producer of olive oil, sunflower oil, rapeseed oil or walnut oil; you must be vigilant about the information to include on your labels in order to comply with the regulations in force.
Nowadays, there are more and more producers and retailers of oils, so it is important to seek to differentiate yourself from the competition with a personalized label. In order to make the difference, you can opt for paper supports which will reinforce the artisanal aspect of your production, or on the contrary seek to bring a "luxury" dimension to your bottles. To do this, play with colors, typography and even formats! You can also opt for a transparent paper which will allow you to highlight the color of your oil by transparency. With our wide range of papers and finishes, you can find a material that will enhance your products while setting you apart from the competition. Remember to craft your designs keeping in mind that your label should reflect your craftsmanship and appeal to your target customers at first glance.
THE 7 REQUIRED MENTIONS TO APPEAR ON AN OLIVE OIL LABEL:
Since 01/07/2009, the place of olive harvest and oil extraction must be mentioned on the label. Indeed, the indication of the origin of virgin and extra virgin olive oils becomes mandatory for all producers and in all countries of the European Union. To indicate the origin of your production, you must take into account the geographical area in which your olives were harvested as well as the location where the oil was extracted. Thus, you can find several mentions of origin on the labels such as the country in which the oil was produced: Origin France or Olive oil from Italy... The Protected Designation of Origin (PDO ) or the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) can also be included provided that your oil complies with all the specificities allowing this designation.
# 2: THE TRADE NAME
The trade name, in other words the description of the product that you are going to put on sale, must appear on the label. For Olive Oil, there are several possible names defined according to strict standards: Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Virgin Olive Oil, Olive Pomace Oil or Refined Olive Oil. This European classification was carried out taking into account specific criteria: acidity level, peroxide index... You must take an interest in this classification in order to choose the right denomination to mention on your label.
#3: MANDATORY ADDRESS AND CONTACT
The name and address of the producer or the company name must appear on the label. The address mentioned allows you to give an indication to your customers of the marketing manager (producer, packer, importer), it in no way gives an indication of the place of origin of the olive oil. However, if you are a producer, the mention "producer" guarantees the origin of the olive oil to consumers. Thus, it infers that your olive oil comes from olives that have been harvested by you.