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European food quality policy: the importance of geographical indications, organic certification and food quality insurance schemes in European countries

Tilman Becker () and Alexander Staus ()

No 44455, 2008 International Congress, August 26-29, 2008, Ghent, Belgium from European Association of Agricultural Economists

Abstract: 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: Agricultural and Food Policy; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 16
Date: 2008
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.44455

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