Ugrás a tartalomhoz

Local resources and product path management

Ruszkai Csaba

Eszterházy Károly College Faculty of Natural Sciences

Special regulations and guaranteed quality

Special regulations and guaranteed quality

Various quality assurance procedures are applied by the European Union on the basis of certain characteristics of agricultural products. These are as follows:

  • Protected Designation of Origin, abbreviated: PDO)

  • Protected Geographical Indication, abbreviated: PGI)

In the case of farm produces and food-stuffs, as well as in the case of grape and wine production

  • Traditional Speciality Guaranteed, abbreviated: TSG)

In the case of agricultural products and food-stuffs

  • Organic farming

  • Local products of peripheral areas for example: : Azores, Canarias, French Guiana, , Guadeloupe, Martinique, Reunion and Madeira

Figure 41. Schemes of origin and quality certificates in the European Union (source: