Montegro’s development in beef products

The FAO and the EBRD worked with Montenegro’s public authorities and meat producers to develop and register GIs for a beef products. Some 5,000 northern Montenegrin farmers still make the traditional dried beef Crnogorska Goveđa pršuta – a specialty which has long been a part of the country’s culinary repertoire.  Crnogorska Goveđa pršuta and Crnogorska Stelja, the Montenegrin dried and smoked sheep meat, are poised to receive geographical indication (GI) status, an origin-based label that can give high-quality food products more cachet with consumers. We have a reporter in the region – we’d like to offer a piece looking at what the Montenegrin meat sector makes in terms of exports, especially specialities.