Exporters of natural products from developing countries do not always have easy access to guidance and information on how to meet key market requirements.
Labelling products correctly is an essential requirement to sell natural products in the United States of America consumer market. The type of information that is provided on labels is tightly regulated by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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Cactus pear (Opuntia spp.) makes a valuable contribution to the food security and nutrition of people throughout the world wherever water is scarce. The plant is highly versatile and, in addition to feeding people, it is widely used for livestock feed, burned as fuel and used to protect the environment in which it is grown. Opuntia spp. provides the basis for viable rural communities.