- Pastis (alcohol of agricultural origin)
- Colour (if used)
- Sugar (if used)
PASTIS (40%)Nutrition information
66 Kcal / serve30ml 275 kJ
221 Kcal / 100ml 916 kJ
|PASTIS 40% vol.||30ml Per serving size||100ml|
/ 275 kJ
/ 916 kJ
Pastis is an aniseed-flavoured spirit drink, made by flavouring alcohol with anise, star anise and /or fennel, as well as natural extracts of liquorice root, the latter adding glycyrrizic acid (up to a maximum of 0.5g / litre) and colourants known as chalcones (subject to a minimum of 0.05g / litre). Other flavouring preparations and natural flavouring substances may also be used. Pastis has an anethole content of between 1.5g and 2g per litre.
The process for making pastis involves one or a combination of the following: maceration and / or distillation; re-distillation of the alcohol in the presence of the seeds or other parts of the plants; addition of natural extracts of aniseed-flavoured plants.
Pastis sold to consumers has a minimum alcoholic strength of 40% vol..
The addition of sweetening products (up to a maximum of 100g / litre) and colours.