This article is part of our special report The added value of EU quality schemes.
The EU’s Southern member states are the leading producers of foods certified by EU quality schemes: between them, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal and Greece account for 70% of the total.
The EU has 1,402 food products registered and identified with geographical indications (GIs).
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