National Healthy School Canteens

Guidelines for healthy foods and drinks supplied in school canteens

Fruit-based ice blocks, fruit jelly desserts, ice crushes and slushies

Page last updated: 28 October 2013

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Fruit-based ice blocks, fruit jelly desserts, ice crushes and slushiesAmberTo be considered fruit-based the product must be at least 99% fruit juice with no added sugar.

Keep serve size to 200mL or under for crushes, slushies and jellies, and 125mL or under for fruit-based ice blocks.

Fruit-based products should not contain intense (artificial) sweeteners*.


*Code number and prescribed name for intense (artificial) sweeteners include: 950 (acesulphame potassium), 951 (aspartame), 952 (cyclamate), 953 (isomalt), 954 (saccharin), 955 (sucralose), 956 (alitame), 957 (thaumatin), 961 (neotame), 965 (maltitol or hydrogenated glucose syrup), 966 (lactitol), 967 (xylitol), 968 (erythritol)