Certifications

Edible gold and silver, certified Kosher, vegan and TÜV Rheinland

Gold Chef products are certified for use in food by national and international bodies and are produced in Italy in a factory authorized under the strictest health regulations.

All varieties of Gold Chef edible gold and silver (powder, crumbs, flakes and leaf) are biologically inert, tasteless and odorless, gluten-free and copper-free.

Vegans and vegetarians can eat culinary gold and culinary silver because these products contain no animal-derived raw materials.

 

EU REGULATIONS

European Union Regulations 1333/2008 and 231/2012 define culinary gold and culinary silver as edible colorants. Specifically, gold is classified as colorant E175 and silver is classified as colorant E174.

 

THIRD-PARTY VERIFICATION – TÜV RHEINLAND

European Union Regulations 1333/2008 and 231/2012 define culinary gold and culinary silver as edible colorants. Specifically, gold is classified as colorant E175 and silver is classified as colorant E174.

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HEALTH APPROVAL

Giusto Manetti Battiloro has been granted health authorization no. CE IT AAE 090 5 for the production and packaging of culinary gold and silver at its headquarters in Campi Bisenzio (Florence, Italy).

This authorization was issued by Azienda USL Toscana Centro (the Tuscany Region health service) in compliance with European Regulation 852/2004 on the application of HACCP methodologies and EC Regulation 1331/2008.

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CONFLICT-FREE GOLD POLICY

The gold used in Gold Chef products is of “responsible” or “conflict-free” origin, i.e., it originates from countries where there are no wars or human rights violations for the supply of gold.

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CERTIFIED KOSHER PARVE CULINARY SILVER AND GOLD

Are edible gold and silver suitable for use in Kosher cuisine? The rabbinate of the Jewish community of Livorno, after certifying that the production takes place in a closed circuit and does not come into contact with foods forbidden by the Jewish Kashrut, has certified Gold Chef edible gold and silver as suitable to be used in Kosher cuisine, including during the days of Pesach.

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