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Food Supplements Regulatory Support in Mexico


The Mexican nutraceutical and dietary supplement markets are rapidly growing due to the rising health concerns, changing lifestyle of consumers, and increasing awareness regarding the consumption of healthy foods. The demand for fortified meals and beverages, such as calcium-enriched food and drinks, vitamins, and nutritional supplements, as well as high-fibre, low fat, sugar, cholesterol, and sodium products have traced an increasing growth over the years. The Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk formally known as (COFEPRIS) is the apex Regulatory body in charge of food regulation in Mexico. 

The COFEPRIS is responsibility over all activities related to these products and services: production, distribution, commercialization, imports and exports, advertisement, sales and supply, compliance of food regulation in Mexico etc. Under General Health the law, the Secretariat of Health (SALUD), through its operating arm, COFEPRIS, implements and enforces sanitary regulations to protect the population against health risks. Based on health risks, COFEPRIS determines if food and food products imported into Mexico are subject to an import permit prior to importation. 

Freyr with a proven Regulatory expertise for Mexico, assists manufacturers to enter the Mexican Food and Food Supplements market compliantly. 

Freyr Expertise

  • Food Product Classification 
  • Formula Review/Ingredients Assessment 
  • Label and Claims Review 
  • Dossier Compilation 
  • Dossier Submission to Health Authority 
  • Food Product Registration 
  • Regulatory Intelligence Report 
  • Product-specific Updates on the Regulatory Guidelines/Standards 
  • Local labeling support 
  • Translation Services 
  • Legal Representation 

Freyr Advantages

  • End-to-end Regulatory consultation for Mexico 
  • Legal Representation and Local Support for Mexico 
  • Strong rapport and association with COFEPRIS 
  • Qualified team of experts with hands-on experience across all categories of foods like health supplements, dietary supplements, nutraceuticals, health functional foods, health functional beverages, foods for special dietary use, etc. 
  • Support for region-specific Regulatory activities 
  • Extensive partner network across the globe 


Calle Jose Bernardo Couto 87, Colonia Mexico, Nezahualcoyotl, Estado de Mexico – CP. 57620


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