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Europe, China Agree to Protect Foods With Geographical Indication

Europe, China Agree to Protect Foods With Geographical Indication | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The European Union and China have reached an agreement to protect one hundred Geographical Indications in each party from imitations circulating in their markets.
The agreement includes various European products made in different regions of the European Union, like Feta and Roquefort, Irish whiskey, Champagne, Porto wine and others. Products like Kalamata Olives and some olive oils from Crete and Spain are also included in the pact and will have their names protected from any usurpation in the Chinese market.

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Turkey’s food exports to China soar by 100% in the past three years

Turkey’s food exports to China soar by 100% in the past three years | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The amount of food exported from Turkey to China had skyrocketed 100% in the past three years, according to the Aegean Exporters Association. Food exported to China soared from US$72 million in 2014 to US$144 million by the end of 2017, which was a 100% growth, Birol Celep, vice president of the association said​.
Opportunities are abundant for meat, fish, dried fruits, olive and vegetable oil, fruit and vegetables, and hazelnut exporters, whom Celep urged “should concentrate on the Chinese market.

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