A composite ingredient is processed and contains multiple ingredients. This could be something like a chocolate chip or a concentrate. A single ingredient would be something like an apple or coffee bean. Single ingredients can be processed, such as a roasted coffee bean, but they cannot be broken down into simpler ingredients.
Articles in this section
- What is a product line?
- Why does Fair Trade USA need to know my product’s UPC?
- What are examples of reasons why a product would be considered UPC exempt?
- What is the difference between a single ingredient and a composite ingredient?
- How do I register a product without ingredients (i.e. coffee, tuna)?
- Who do I enter as the supplier if I am at the beginning of the supply chain, or my organization is vertically integrated?