Trade mark number: 
At the time of filing, this trade mark was owned by the European Union – a unique union between 28 European countries that fosters economic and political cooperation throughout Europe.

The rules governing use of this trade mark relate to use of a name as a “Protected geographical indication”. The trade mark certifies that products identified by the name and symbol “Protected geographical indication” have the following characteristics:

  • They originate in a specific place, region or country;
  • Their quality, reputation or other characteristic is essentially attributable to their geographical origin; AND
  • At least one of the production steps takes place in the defined geographical area
Certification rules: 
1728234_180525_rules.pdf PDF in PDF format [1.14 MB]