Trademark Class 30: Coffee, Flour, Cocoa & Other Food Products

Trademark Class 30
Sanchita Choudhary
| Updated: Nov 12, 2020 | Category: Trademark

The federal Trademark applications, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) categorises trademarks into 45 different kinds of “classes” of products or services. The sole motive of these classes of Trademark is to allow different types of businesses to register their marks into those categories which are most appropriately related to their core business. In India, Trademark law exists to prevent any unfair competition in the market.

Trademark Class 30

Trademark Class 30 is categorised to be a broad class, which includes varieties of food products[1]. Some of the items included under the ambit of Trademark Class 30 are drinks as well as cooking ingredients such as coffee, tea, sugar, cocoa, rice, flour, bread, pastries, ices, honey, yeast, baking-powder, salt, mustard, vinegar, sauces, condiments, and spices.

Lists of Goods under Trademark Class 30

Trademark Class 30 mainly comprises of food materials of plant origin prepared for consumption or conservation as well as additional items intended for the improvement of the flavour of food or used for food decorations. Following are the list of items which are included under the scope of Trademark Class 30:

  • Yeasts or Baking Powder
  • All kinds of syrups
  • Sugars along with sweet coating for food, Natural Sweeteners, and Fillings, Candies, Honey
  • Vinegar and all kinds of spices
  • Sauces, Chutneys and Food Spreads
  • Seasonings, Flavourings, Salt along with Condiments
  • Starch
  •  Processed Grains
  • Any substance made of processed grains
  • Cakes and Pastries, Cookies, Flavoured Tarts and Biscuits
  • Varieties of Ice Creams, Frozen Yogurts and Sorbets
  • Dried Pasta,
  • Dumplings
  • Noodles
  • Varieties of  Flours and Preparations made from Cereals
  • Easy Food items and all types of Snacks
  • Coffee, Tea, Cocoa, and Artificial Coffee
  • Cereals made for human consumption such oats
  • Rice and Cereals
  • Beverages made with cocoa, coffee, chocolate or tea as base
  • Different kinds of  Baked Products and various Confectionery Items, and
  • Household appliances used in Cooking, Frying, or Baking.

Lists of Goods Not Included under Trademark Class 30

Following are the list of items which are excluded under the scope of Trademark Class 30:

Goods excluded TM class 30
  • Salts used for preserving foodstuffs as explained under Trademark Class 1 under the heading Chemicals
  • Different kinds of Medicinal teas and food and substances used for diet as adapted for medical use under Trademark Class 5 under the heading Pharmaceuticals.
  • Food items for baby as explained under Trademark Class 5
  • Varieties of dietary supplements as mentioned in Trademark Class 5
  • All kinds of raw cereals as under Trademark Class 31 under the heading Grains, Agriculture
  • Food items for animals as per Trademark Class 31

Co-ordinated Classes under Trademark Class 30

Coordinated classes TM 30

Trademark Class 30 mainly includes food materials of plant origin prepared for consumption or conservation as well as additional items intended for the improvement of the flavour of food or used for food decorations .This class of Trademark is basically known for cooking ingredients such as coffee, tea, sugar, cocoa, rice, flour, breads and so on.

However, in case if any particular or specific goods or services falls under more than one class of Trademark, then in such conditions the applicant must apply for Trademark Registration in each of the classes under which such specific goods and services falls.

Further, it can be mentioned that if the applicant is not completely sure whether to register in Trademark Class 30, following “coordinated classes” may be considered:

  • Chemicals under Trademark Class 1
  • Pharmaceuticals under Trademark Class 5
  • Meat, Fish, Poultry as detailed under Trademark Class 29
  • Grains, Agriculture included under Trademark Class 31
  • Beers and Beverages as per Trademark Class 32
  • Alcoholic Beverages under Trademark Class 33
  • Advertising and Business Services as per Trademark Class 35
  • Science and Technology Services as per Trademark Class 42
  • Food Services included under Trademark Class 43

Comprehensive Lists of Goods Mentioned under Trademark Class 30

Following is the comprehensive list of goods and services which can be included under the Trademark Class 30. They are mentioned below:

  • Yeasts
  • Wheat Germ used for the consumption of human
  • Flour made of wheat
  • Waffles
  • Vinegar
  • Vermicelli
  • Different  Preparations used as Coffee Substitutes
  • Stuffed Dumplings
  • Vanilla Substitute
  • Vanilla Flavour
  • Unroasted Coffees
  • Turmeric
  • Tortillas
  • Tomato Ketchup
  • Varieties of thickening agents used for cooking foodstuffs
  • Beverages based on tea
  • Tea
  • Different kinds of Tarts
  • Flour made of Tapioca
  • Tacos
  • Candies
  • Sushi Rolls
  • Sugar
  • Stick Liquorice or Confectionary
  • Food Starch
  • Spring Rolls
  • Spices
  • Spaghetti noodles
  • Soya Sauce
  • Flour made of soya
  • Soya Bean Paste
  • Ice
  • Semolina
  • Seaweed  used as Condiment
  • Seasonings used for food decorations
  • Sausage Binding Materials
  • Sauces
  • Different kinds of Sandwiches
  • Salts used  for preserving food items
  • Saffron used for Seasoning
  • Rusk
  • Jelly as food item
  • Rice-Based Snacks
  • Pudding made of rice
  • Rice and other edible items made of rice
  • Ravioli
  • Quiches
  • All kinds of Puddings
  • Bee Glue
  • Whipped Cream
  • Powders For Ice Cream
  • Popcorn
  • Pizza
  • All varieties of Pies
  • Pesto Sauce
  • Peppers used as Seasonings
  • Sweets made of peppermints
  • Black and Red Peppers
  • Dumplings Stuffed With Meat
  • Peanuts used for garnishing
  • Dough for Pastry
  • Pastries
  • Sauces made for Pasta
  • Different kinds of Pancakes
  • Palm Sugar
  • Oatmeal and other Oat based products for food
  • Oat Flakes
  • Nutmegs
  • Noodles or Ribbon Vermicelli
  • Natural Sweeteners
  • Mustard
  • Muesli
  • Mints used as  Confectionery
  • Minced Garlic
  • Meat Tenderizers used For Household Purposes
  • Meat Pies
  • Malts made for Human Consumption
  • Macaroons as a kind of Pastry
  • Liquor-ice used for Confectionery
  • Flaxseed or Linseed for human consumption
  • Iced Tea
  • Ice, Natural Or Artificial
  • Honey
  • High-Protein Bars made of Cereals
  • Gluten used for consumption
  • Glucose Gingerbread
  • Preserved Garden Herbs
  • Frozen Yogurt
  • Food Flavourings,
  • Other Than Essential Oils
  • Fondants
  • Leaves Or Flowers Used as a substitute for tea
  • Edible Ices
  • Dressings made for Salads
  • Dessert Mousses
  • Custard
  • Curry
  • Oats in crushed or powdered form
  • Tartar Cream For Culinary Purposes
  • Roasted corn
  • Corn Flour or Maize Flour or Maize Meal
  • Corn Flakes or Maize Flakes used for human consumption
  • Iodine Salt
  • Confectionery used for the decoration of Christmas trees
  • All different kinds of  Sugar Confectionery
  • Varieties of Condiments
  • Coffee-Based Beverages
  • Coffee Flavours
  • Coffee Beverages prepared with  Milk
  • Beverages based on cocoa
  • Cocoa Beverages prepared with Milk
  • Cocoa
  • Chutneys used as food spreads or Condiments
  • Chocolate-Coated Nuts
  • Chocolate Decorations used For Cake decorations
  • Celery Salt
  • Caramels Capers
  • Candies
  • Candy Decorations used for Cakes
  • Cakes
  • Cake Powder and frosting made for cakes
  • Buns
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Bread Rolls
  • Bread
  • Binding Agents used for Ice Cream
  • Vinegar with beer flavour
  • Barley Meal
  • Baking Soda For cooking purposes
  • Baking Powder for cooking process
  • Aromatic Preparations for Food
  • Almond Paste
  • Confectionery made from almonds
  • All kinds of spices.


Trademark Class 30 mainly includes products such as food materials made of plant origin prepared for consumption or conservation as well as additional items intended for the improvement of the flavour of food or used for food decorations. Further, it can be clearly mentioned that in order to get a Trademark Registered in India for any of his or her goods and services an author or any owner needs to apply under the correct Class of Trademark.

However, if an author or an owner of a Trademark fails to apply in the correct form for a Trademark to be registered in India, then he or she will have to apply again for the same Trademark to be registered. Hence, it is always considered important to contact any Trademark professional for the hassle-free working of the Trademark Registration process.

Also, Read: Top Ten Reasons for Trademark Objection in India


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