European Food Quality Policy: The Importance of Geographical Indications, Organic Certification and Food Quality Insurance Schemes in European Countries
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University of Hohenheim
August 26, 2008
International Congress, August 26-29, 2008, Ghent, Belgium 44455, European Association of Agricultural Economists
The protection of geographical indications, organic certification and food quality assurance schemes are the cornerstones of European food quality policy. In this paper the importance of these voluntary quality policy schemes in the different Member States of the European Union is investigated. Member States may be grouped into four cluster according to the food quality orientation.
Keywords: food quality, europe
JEL Classification: Q1working papers series
Date posted: July 5, 2011
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