Croatia is adopting a new cereal standard which, unless there are obstacles at EU level, is expected to enter into force on June the 1st, 2022, with a one-year transition period. Like all national rules, it will not apply to products legally produced in other EU, EEA or Turkey.
Raw materials brought into the country, if processed locally, will also have to comply with the local ruleby
However, it should be noted that if a raw material can be introduced in that country even if it does not comply with the new regulation, further processing, if carried out locally, will have to comply with the local rule. It will regulate the entire supply chain, including products from the milling of cereals, pseudo-cereal buckwheat, oats and corn to bakery products, pasta and pasta products, bakery products and the like.
The legal categories of flour are defined as follows: (a) wheat flour type 400, (b) white soft wheat flour type 400, (c) soft wheat flour type 550, (d) semi-white soft wheat flour type 700, (e) semi-white soft wheat flour type 850, (f) soft wheat flour type 1100, (g) soft wheat flour type 1600, (h) wheat semolina, (i) whole soft wheat flour, (j) whole wheat semolina, (k) durum wheat semolina and (l) durum wheat flour.