How to Read Bar Codes
- This is our human right to know, but the government and related
department never educate the public, therefore we have to RESCUE ourselves.
- Nowadays, Chinese businessmen know that consumers do not prefer
products 'made in china', so they don't show from which country it is made.
- However, you may now refer to the barcode, remember if the first 3 digits
is 690-695 then it is Made in China .
- 00 - 13 ~ USA & CANADA
- 30 - 37 ~ FRANCE
- 40 - 44 ~ GERMANY
- 49 ~ JAPAN
- 50 ~ UK
- 57 ~ Denmark
- 64 ~ Finland
- 76 ~ Switzerland and Lienchtenstein
- 471 ~ Taiwan
- 628 ~ Saudi-Arabia
- 629 ~ United Arab Emirates
- 690-695~ China
- 740-745 ~ Central America
- All 480 Codes ~ The Philippines
- This information is verified on http://www.food-info.net/uk/qa/qa-fp121.htm
- which has a more detailed and accurate list.