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All About Trademark Class 30

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All About Trademark Class 30

Trademark Class 30 is one among the 45 classes used for trademark classification under the Nice Classification system. It primarily covers goods related to foods and food products. This class encompasses a wide variety of edible items, including coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, cereals, bread, pastries, cakes, confectionery, ice cream, honey, condiments, spices, and various other food and beverage products. In essence, Class 30 includes items that are typically found in kitchens and pantries and are intended for consumption. Registering a trademark in Class 30 is crucial for businesses operating in the food and beverage industry to protect their brand names, logos, and symbols associated with these food products.

Important goods included in Trademark Class 30

Trademark Class 30 mainly includes foodstuffs of plant origin, except fruits and vegetables, prepared or preserved for consumption, as well as auxiliaries intended to improve the flavour of food. The goods included in this class are as follows-

  • Beverages with coffee, cocoa, chocolate, or tea base
  • Cereals prepared for human consumption, for instance, oat flakes, corn chips, husked barley, bulgur, muesli
  • Pizza, pies, sandwiches
  • Chocolate-coated nuts
  • Flavourings, other than essential oils, for food or beverages

Goods does not included in Trademark Class 3

  • Salt for industrial purposes (included in class 1).
  • Food or beverage flavourings being essential oils (included in class 3)
  • Medicinal teas & dietetic food and substances adapted for medical use (included in class 5)
  • Baby food (included in class 5)
  • Dietary supplements (included in class 5)
  • Yeast for pharmaceutical purposes (included in class 5)
  • Yeast for animal consumption (included in class 31)
  • Milk beverages flavoured with coffee, cocoa, chocolate, or tea (included in class 29)
  • Soups, bouillon (included in class 29)
  • Raw cereals (included in class 31)
  • Fresh herbs (included in class 31)
  • Foodstuffs for animals (included in class 31)

List of popular examples of Trademark Class 30

  • Nescafe: Coffee, coffee extracts, coffee-based beverages
  • Bru: Coffee, coffee preparations
  • Lipton: Tea, iced tea, tea-based beverages
  • Taj Mahal Tea: Tea and Tea Products
  • Red label tea: Tea and tea products
  • Wagh Bakri: Tea
  • Aashirvaad: Flour, atta
  • Patanjali: Coffee, tea, sugar, noodles, and other food products
  • India-gate: Atta, rice, maida, rawa, suji, and bran
  • Saffola: Salt, sugar, oats, and other food products
  • Top ramen: Instant noodles
  • Maggi: Instant noodles, seasonings, sauces, etc.
  • Cadbury: Chocolates
  • Dabur: Honey, sugar, and all kinds of food products
  • Happydent: Chewing gum
  • Dairy milk: Chocolate
  • Fun foods: Mayonaise and different sauces
  • Hide & seek: Biscuit
  • Good day: Biscuit
  • Monginis: Cakes, pastry, bread, etc.
  • Kurkure: Namkeen and snacks
  • Balaji: Namkeen, wafers and other snacks
  • Kellogg’s: Corn flakes and other cereals

List of goods classified under Trademark Class 30


  • Agave syrup [natural sweetener]
  • Allspice
  • Almond paste
  • Almond confectionery
  • Aniseed
  • Apple sauce [condiment]
  • Aromatic preparations for food
  • Artificial sweeteners for culinary purposes
  • Aspartame for culinary purposes


  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda [bicarbonate of soda for cooking purposes] bicarbonate of soda for cooking purposes [baking soda]
  • Baozi 
  • Barley meal
  • Batter mixes
  • Bean meal
  • Beer vinegar
  • Bibimbap [rice mixed with vegetables and beef]
  • Binding agents for ice cream 
  • Biscuits or cookies
  • Bread
  • Bread rolls
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Buckwheat, processed
  • Bulgur
  • Buns
  • Burritos 


  • Cake powder
  • Cake dough or cake batter
  • Cake frosting [icing]
  • Cakes
  • Candy decorations for cakes
  • Capers
  • Caramels [candies/ sweets]
  • Cardamom [spice]
  • Celery salt
  • Cereal preparations
  • Cereal bars
  • Cereal-based snack food
  • Chamomile-based beverages
  • Cheeseburgers [sandwiches]
  • Chewing gum for breath freshening
  • Chewing gum*
  • Chicory [coffee substitute]
  • Chips [cereal products]
  • Chocolate
  • Chocolate beverages with milk
  • Chocolate mousses
  • Chocolate decorations for cakes
  • Chocolate spreads containing nuts
  • Chocolate-based beverages
  • Chocolate-based spreads
  • Chocolate-coated nuts
  • Chocolate-covered potato chips
  • Chow-chow [condiment]
  • Chutneys [condiments]
  • Cinnamon [spice]
  • Cloves [spice]
  • Cocoa
  • Cocoa beverages with milk
  • Cocoa nibs
  • Cocoa substitutes
  • Cocoa-based beverages
  • Coconut macaroons
  • Coffee flavorings [flavourings]
  • Coffee
  • Coffee beverages with milk
  • Coffee capsules, filled
  • Coffee substitutes
  • Coffee-based beverages
  • Condiments
  • Confectionery for decorating Christmas trees
  • Confectionery or sugar confectionery
  • Cooking salt
  • Corn flakes or maize flakes
  • Corn flour/ corn meal/ maize flour/ maize meal
  • Corn, milled, or maize, milled
  • Corn, roasted/ maize, roasted
  • Couscous 
  • Crackers
  • Cranberry sauce [condiment]
  • Cream of tartar for culinary purposes
  • Crème brûlée
  • Croissants 
  • Croutons
  • Crushed barley 
  • Crushed oats
  • Crystallized lemon juice [seasoning]
  • Crystallized rock sugar
  • Curry [spice]
  • Custard


  • Danish pastries
  • Doenjang [condiment]
  • Dough
  • Dressings for salad
  • Dulce de leche


  • Edible beeswax
  • Edible gold for decorating food & beverages
  • Edible honeycombs
  • Edible ices
  • Edible paper
  • Edible paper wafers
  • Edible rice paper
  • Essences for foodstuffs, except etheric essences and essential oils


  • Ferments for dough
  • Filled biscuits/ cookies
  • Flavoured jelly crystals for making jelly confectionery
  • Flavorings [flavourings], other than essential oils, for cakes 
  • Flavorings [flavourings], other than essential oils, for beverages 
  • Flowers or leaves for use as tea substitutes
  • Fondants [confectionery]
  • Food flavorings, other than essential oils/ food flavorings, other than essential oils
  • Freeze-dried/ lyophilized dishes with the main ingredient being pasta
  • Freeze-dried/ lyophilized dishes with the main ingredient being rice
  • Frozen yogurt/ yoghurt [confectionery ices]
  • Fruit confectionery
  • Fruit jellies [confectionery]
  • Fruit coulis [sauces]


  • Garden herbs, preserved [seasonings]
  • Ginger paste [seasoning]
  • Gingerbread
  • Glucose for culinary purposes
  • Gluten prepared as foodstuff
  • Gluten additives for culinary purposes
  • Gluten-free bread
  • Gnocchi 
  • Gochujang  
  • Golden syrup
  • Groats for human food
  • Ground ginger


  • Halvah
  • Ham glaze
  • Harissa [condiment]
  • Herbal teas 
  • High-protein cereal bars
  • Hominy
  • Hominy grits
  • Honey
  • Hot-dog sandwiches 
  • Husked barley
  • Husked oats


  • Ice cream
  • Ice cubes
  • Ice pops
  • Ice, natural or artificial
  • Ice for refreshment
  • Iced tea
  • Infusions, not medicinal
  • Instant rice


  • Jiaozi 


  • Kelp tea
  • Ketchup [sauce]
  • Kimbap
  • Kimchi pancakes
  • Kombucha 


  • Laksa 
  • Leaven
  • Linseed/ flaxseed for culinary purposes [seasoning]
  • Liqueur chocolates
  • Liquorice [confectionery]
  • Lozenges [confectionery] or pastilles [confectionery]


  • Macaroni
  • Macarons 
  • Malt biscuits
  • Malt extract for food
  • Malt for human consumption
  • Maltose
  • Marinades
  • Marzipan
  • Mayonnaise
  • Meal gravies
  • Meat pies
  • Meat tenderizers for culinary purposes
  • Milk puddings 
  • Minced garlic [condiment]
  • Mint for confectionery
  • Mints for breath freshening
  • Mirror icing [milk glaze]
  • Miso 
  • Muesli
  • Mustard meal
  • Mustard


  • Natural sweeteners
  • Noodle-based prepared meals
  • Noodle-based prepared meals for toddlers
  • Noodles
  • Nougat 
  • Nut flours
  • Nutmegs [spice]


  • Oat flakes
  • Oat-based food
  • Oatmeal
  • Onigiri 
  • Orange blossom water for culinary purposes


  • Pains au chocolat/ chocolatines
  • Palm sugar
  • Pancakes
  • Pasta 
  • Pasta sauce
  • Pastries
  • Pastry dough
  • Pâtés en croûte
  • Peanut confectionery
  • Pelmeni 
  • Pepper
  • Peppermint sweets
  • Peppers [seasonings]
  • Pesto 
  • Petit-beurre biscuits
  • Petits fours
  • Piccalilli  
  • Pies
  • Pizzas
  • Popcorn
  • Potato flour*
  • Potato-based flatbreads
  • Powders for making ice cream 
  • Pralines
  • Preparations for stiffening whipped cream
  • Prepared rice rolled in seaweed
  • Processed hemp seeds [seasonings]
  • Processed seed for use as a seasoning
  • Processed squash seeds [seasonings]
  • Profiteroles 
  • Propolis* or bee glue*
  • Puddings


  • Quiches
  • Quinoa, processed


  • Ramen 
  • Ravioli
  • Relish [condiment]
  • Rice
  • Rice cakes
  • Rice crackers
  • Rice pudding
  • Rice-based snack food
  • Royal jelly*
  • Rusks


  • Saccharin for culinary purposes
  • Saffron [seasoning]
  • Sago
  • Salt for preserving foodstuffs
  • Sandwiches
  • Sauces [condiments]
  • Sausage binding materials
  • Savoury/ savory pancake mixes 
  • Savoury/ savory pancakes 
  • Sea water for cooking
  • Seasonings
  • Seaweed [condiment]
  • Semolina
  • Sesame seeds [seasonings]
  • Shaved ice with sweetened red beans
  • Small spelt, processed
  • Soba noodles
  • Sorbets/ sherbets [ices]
  • Soya flour
  • Soya sauce
  • Spaghetti
  • Spelt processed
  • Spices
  • Spring rolls
  • Star aniseed
  • Starch for food
  • Stick liquorice [confectionery]
  • Sugar paste for confectionery
  • Sugar substitutes for culinary purposes
  • Sugar*
  • Sushi
  • Sweets/ candies


  • Tabbouleh
  • Tacos
  • Tamarind [condiment]
  • Tapioca
  • Tapioca flour*
  • Tarts
  • Tea*
  • Tea beverages with milk
  • Tea substitutes 
  • Tea-based beverages
  • Thickening agents for cooking foodstuffs
  • Tomato sauce
  • Tortillas
  • Treacle/ molasses for food
  • Turmeric*


  • Udon noodles
  • Unleavened bread
  • Unroasted coffee beans


  • Vanilla flavoring [flavourings] for culinary purposes
  • Vanillin [vanilla substitute]
  • Vareniki [stuffed dumplings]
  • Vegetal preparations for use as coffee substitutes
  • Vermicelli 
  • Vinegar


  • Waffles
  • Wheat flour
  • Wheat germ for human consumption


  • Yeast for brewing beer
  • Yeast 


Trademark Class 30 plays a pivotal role in trademark classification, encompassing a diverse range of food and beverage products. This class is essential for businesses in the food industry, as it offers exclusive rights and protection for their brand names, logos, and symbols associated with these products. Registering a trademark in Class 30 safeguards a brand’s reputation and ensures consumer trust but also provides legal grounds for taking action against potential infringers. Furthermore, it can be a valuable asset, enabling businesses to expand, collaborate, and monetize their brand. Overall, Trademark Class 30 is a vital tool for establishing and preserving a strong presence in the competitive world of food and beverages.

At LegalPillers, we are here to navigate the complications of trademark registration and classification effectively, ensuring that your brand is adequately safeguarded within this vital class. Make LegalPillers your trusted partner for the classification and registration of the trademark under this class.

FAQs about Trademark Class 30

1. What is Trademark Class 30?

  • Trademark Class 30 is a category within the Nice Classification system that covers a wide range of goods related to foods and food products.

2. What types of goods are included in Class 30?

  • Class 30 includes coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, cereals, bread, pastries, cakes, confectionery, ice cream, honey, spices, and other food and beverage products.

3. Why is it important to classify food products under Class 30?

  • Proper classification in Class 30 ensures that your trademark is associated with the specific category of food products you produce or sell, granting you legal protection and exclusivity within that category.

4. Can I register a trademark for a specific recipe or flavour in Class 30?

  • No, trademark registration typically doesn’t protect recipes or flavours. Trademarks protect brand names, logos, and symbols associated with food products, not recipes.

5. Can I register a trademark for a vegan or vegetarian food product brand in Class 30?

  • Yes, you can register a trademark for vegan or vegetarian food products in Class 30, just like any other food product. The classification is based on the type of food, not its ingredients.

6. How do I determine the appropriate class for my food product?

  • Consult the Nice Classification system and consider the nature and purpose of your food product. If it falls within the scope of Class 30, that’s the appropriate class. 

7. Can I file a trademark in multiple classes, including Class 30?

  • Yes, you can file a trademark in multiple classes if your business deals with goods or services that belong to different categories. It allows you to protect your trademark across various product lines.

8. How long does a trademark registration in Class 30 last?

  • The duration of trademark registration varies by country but typically lasts for ten years, renewable indefinitely as long as you continue to use and protect your trademark.

9. Can I use a similar trademark to one already registered in Class 30?

  • Using a similar trademark to one already registered in Class 30 can lead to trademark infringement issues. It is advisable to conduct a thorough trademark search to identify potential conflicts.

10. How can I enforce my trademark rights in Class 30 against infringers?

  • You can enforce your trademark rights by sending cease and desist letters, negotiating with infringers, or pursuing legal action if necessary. Consult a trademark attorney for guidance on the best approach.

11. Can I license or sell my trademark rights in Class 30?

  • Yes, you can license or sell your trademark rights in Class 30 to other individuals or businesses, which can provide a source of revenue and create strategic partnerships.

12. What is the Madrid Protocol for international trademark protection in Class 30?

  • The Madrid Protocol allows you to seek international trademark protection in multiple countries by submitting a single application. It is a cost-effective way to expand your trademark’s reach.

13. Can I change the goods covered by my trademark registration in Class 30?

  • You can amend the goods covered by your trademark registration under certain circumstances. Consult your trademark attorney or the relevant trademark office for guidance.

14. Are there any restrictions on the use of trademarks in Class 30?

  • Trademarks registered in Class 30 are protected for the specific goods they cover. Using the mark consistently and actively to maintain and enforce trademark rights is crucial.

15. What is the “use in commerce” requirement for trademark registration in Class 30?

  • In many jurisdictions, including the United States, trademark registration in Class 30 requires demonstrating “use in commerce”. It means using the trademark on the specified goods in the ordinary course of trade.

16. Can a generic term be registered as a trademark in Class 30?

  • Generic terms that describe the product are generally not eligible for trademark registration. Trademarks should be distinctive and not purely descriptive.

17. How much does it cost to register a trademark in Class 30?

  • The cost of trademark registration in Class 30 varies by country and jurisdiction. It includes filing fees, attorney fees (if you choose to hire one), and maintenance fees. Consult with the relevant trademark office or a legal professional for cost details specific to your situation.

18. What is the role of a trademark attorney in Class 30 registration?

  • A trademark attorney can assist you in conducting trademark searches, preparing and filing applications, navigating the registration process, protecting your trademark rights, and ensuring that your registration complies with legal requirements.

19. Can I file a trademark application for Class 30 online?

  • Many trademark offices offer online filing options. Check with the relevant trademark office in your jurisdiction for their specific application procedures, which may include online filing.

20. What steps should I take to effectively protect my trademark in Class 30?

  • To protect your trademark in Class 30, conduct a comprehensive trademark search, file a trademark application, use the mark consistently, enforce your rights when necessary, and stay informed about changes in trademark laws and regulations in your jurisdiction. Consulting with a trademark attorney is also advisable for expert guidance.

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