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Quality agricultural products: Vietnamese "Phú Quốc" fish extract receives protected status in the EU

Quality agricultural products: Vietnamese "Phú Quốc" fish extract receives protected status in the EU

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Quality agricultural products: Vietnamese "Phú Quốc" fish extract receives protected status in the EU
12/10/2012

 

The term "Phú Quốc" has been formally registered yesterday (11 October) as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) for a naturally fermented Vietnamese fish extract.

 

>> What is Phú Quốc?

 

It has been added to the more than 1000 names of agricultural products and foodstuffs protected as PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) or PDO.

 

It is the eleventh non-EU product name receiving the protected status, following Columbian coffee, Indian Darjeeling tea and eight Chinese products.

 

>> More information on the European system for geographical indications