The Protected Designation of Origin is the name that identifies a product from a certain place, region or, in rare cases, country. The quality or characteristics of this product are fundamentally or exclusively linked to a particular geographical context, with all its inherent natural and human factors. Finally, the production, transformation and preparation of the product must take place entirely in the defined geographical area.
In our region, two products have been certified with this designation of origin:
PGI (protected geographical indication) products
This name identifies a product that originates from a certain place, region or country with a certain quality, reputation or other characteristic that may essentially be attributed to its geographical origin. At least one of the production, transformation or preparation phases involved in making this product must take place in the defined geographical area.
In our region, two products have been certified with this indication:
Thanks to the ‘Pa de Pagès Català’ (Catalan Farmers’ Bread) PGI, consumers can rest assured that this rustic bread will continue to be made artisanally with quality flour and mother doughs by Catalan artisan bakers.