Richard Stevenson, technical manager at the NAMB, answers members’ queries on food and trading law and other business issues

Q: I am in the process of changing the design of my counter labelling. Can I continue to use a price list on the wall, which my customers are used to, or should I now consider putting the price on the
A: For goods sold loose – not pre-packed – you have the choice to use either method. Price lists are still
OK, provided that they are legible, are unambiguous and are easily identifiable to the customer.
For pre-packed items that you produce and sell direct from your own premises, the selling price and net weight must be indicated on a label on the packaging, but the unit price can still be that shown on the price list.