EUROPEAN COMMISSION PROTECTS POLISH MEAD FROM COPIES

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE EUROPEAN Commission has moved to protect three traditionally made Polish meads from being copied by drinks manufacturers based outside the regions where they have historically been made. Brussels has added these products to its protected geographical indication lists preventing such copies being sold in the European Union (EU): Czwórniak, Dwójniak, Pó?torak and Trójniak. Czwórniak, for instance, is very dry and served with meals. It is produced from nectar honey, with one litre containing 320 g of natural honey, and 11% abv. ...


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