P.D.O. (Protected Designation of Origin) and P.G.I. (Protected Geographical Indication)

 

 

Taking into consideration the vast diversity of food products as well as the abundance of information available, the consumers shall be clearly informed regarding the origin of the food products, their characteristics, the traditional manufacturing process and their history, so they will be in the position to make the best decisions.   

The certification of food products can be performed according to the national legislation, European standards, national standards, company standards, professional standards (legal frame is available on www.madr.ro).   

The system for protection of Designation of origin and Geographical Indication of Romanian food products, similar to the European frame, allows producers to request the registration and protection at national and European level.  

 

PDO - ”protected designation of origin”: means the name of a region, a specific place or, in exceptional cases a country. The food products shall be originating from that region, specific place or country and the quality or characteristics of which are essentially or exclusively due to a particular geographical environment with its inherent natural and human factors and the production, processing and preparation of which take place in the defined geographical area.  

 

PGI– ”protected geographical indication”: means the name of a region, specific place or country used for the description of an agricultural product or foodstuff.   

 

The product shall be: originating from that region, specific place or country, posses a specific quality, reputation or other characterstics attributable to that geographical origin and the production and/ or processing and/ or preparation of which takes place in the defined geographical area.   

 

Registered names shall be protected against:  

- any commercial use of a registered name;

- abusive misuse, imitation or evocation of origin;

- false or misleading indication regarding the origin, nature or the quality of product;

- any other practice liable to mislead the consumer in what concerns the origin of the product.  

 

Certified products

 

No.

Product/Client

Certificate

Valid until

1

Telemea de ibăneşti

Asociaţia pentru promovarea produselor tradiţionale de pe valea gurghiului

- Mirdatod prod srl

02 DOP

03.06.2016

02.06.2019

2

Salam de Sibiu

Asociaţia producătorilor de salam de sibiu

- salbac sa

- aldis SRL

- salsi sa

- H&E reinert srl

- scandia food sa

03 IGP

12.11.2014

11.11.2017

3

Novac afumat de tara bârsei

Asociaţia doripesco

- doripesco prod srl

04 IGP

03.03.2015

02.03.2018

4

Magiun de prune topoloveni

Sonimpex topoloveni

05 IGP

05.01.2016

04.01.2019

5

Cârnaţi de pleşcoi

Asociaşia pentru promovarea cărnaţilor de pleşcoi

-          Comsoradi srl

-          -tri 94 prod com srl

-          valmar 05 srl

-          produse tradiţionale gabioti din pleşcoi

06 IGP

28.04.2016

27.04.2019

6

Salam de Sibiu

SC RECUNOştinţa prodcom impex srl

07 IGP

14.07.2016

13.07.2019

7

Scrumbie de dunăre afumată

Ro-pescador

- Miadmar hdp srl

08 IGP

02.08.2016

01.08.2019

 


CERTIND
provides accredited certification services for PDO and PGI under the recognition of the Romanian Ministry of Agriculture.