"PDO - PGI - TSG
"Protected Designation of Origin", Better known by the acronym PDO, it is a brand of legal protection of the name which is usually attributed by law to those foods whose peculiar characteristics depend essentially or exclusively from the territory where they are produced.
The geographical environment includes both natural factors (climate, environmental characteristics) and human factors (production techniques handed down over time, craftsmanship, savoir-faire), which, combined together, make this a unique product outside of a certain area productive.
In order for a product is DOP, the stages of production, processing and preparation must take place in a defined geographical area.
Who does DOP products must comply with strict production rules set out in the production regulations, and compliance with these rules is guaranteed by a specific monitoring organization.
The term "Protected Geographical Indication", Better known by the acronym IGP, it indicates a mark of origin is attributed to those agricultural products and foodstuffs for which a given quality, reputation or other characteristic depends on their geographical origin, and whose production, processing and / or preparation takes place in a specific geographical area.
To obtain the PGI therefore, at least one phase of the production process must take place in a particular area.
Those who produce IGP must follow the rigid productive rules established in the production regulations, and compliance with these rules is guaranteed by a specific monitoring organization.
The term "Traditional Speciality Guaranteed", Better known by the acronym STG is a mark of origin introduced by the European community aimed at protecting productions that are characterized by composition or traditional production methods.
This certification, which is governed by the EC Regulation 2082 / 92, unlike other brands as protected designations of origin (PDO) and protected geographical indication (PGI) is aimed at agricultural and food products with a "specific" tied to the production method or composition linked to the tradition of an area, but they are not necessarily produced only in that area.
Typical Italian products
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A few examples:
Pancetta di Calabria DOP
The Protected Designation of Origin "Pancetta di Calabria" is reserved for meat products with the requirements laid down in the product specification. The processing of Calabria Meats should be in the traditional ...
Prosciutto di Norcia IGP
The protected geographical indication "Prosciutto di Norcia" is reserved for cured ham that meets the conditions and requirements set out in these regulations. The development of "Prosciutto di ...
Pancetta Piacentina DOP
The protected designation of origin "Pancetta Piacentina" is reserved for the product charcuterie which satisfies the conditions and requirements set out in this product specification. The pig farms ...
Pecorino Romano DOP
Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Recognized with: Reg.ne EU EC Reg. N. 1107 of 12.06.1996 GUCE L. 148 of 21.06.1996 The area of origin of milk for the processing of Pecorino Romano cheese includes the whole ...
Pecorino Siciliano DOP
Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Recognized with: Reg.ne EU Reg.to EC n. OJ L. 1107 12.06.1996 148 of the 21.06.1996
Valle d'Aosta Lard d'Arnad DOP
From Arnad named after another famous product, the famous Vallée d'Aoste Lard d'Arnad DOP, a complex alchemy of water, salt, herbs and spices, carefully blended and add to the bacon. The taste is pleasant and reminiscent of the ...
Pizza Napoletana STG
PRODUCT NAME: The certificate of specific "Pizza Napoletana" TSG, according to the Neapolitan tradition, it is reserved for the product baked from companies dedicated to the production, defined Pizzerias, and destined for ...
Valle d'Aosta Fromadzo DOP
Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Recognized with: Reg.ne EU Reg.to EC n. 1263 of the 01.07.1996 163 02.07.1996 OJ L. It is no secret that the Aosta Valley is a land of high mountain pastures where cows ...
Olio extravergine di oliva Sannio Caudino Telesino DOP
Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) SANNIO Caudino TELESINO OJ. 143 22.06.05 of Production Area Olive cultivation in the area has ancient roots. Together with the screw, in fact, it has always characterized the landscape ...
Salsiccia di Calabria DOP
The Protected Designation of Origin "Wiener Calabria" is reserved for meat products with the requirements set out in the specification. The processing of Calabria Meats must take place in the traditional ...
Pecorino di Filiano DOP
Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Recognized with: Reg.ne EU Reg.to (EC) No. 1485 of the 14.12.2007 330 15.12.2007 OJ L
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