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DENMARK - Danablu

Danablu PGI

Danablu PGI (Danish Blue Cheese) is a semi-soft, light, creamy blue cheese that can only be produced in Denmark from Danish milk and at approved dairies. It is white to ivory in colour with blue and green threads created by mould.
FRANCE-Côtes-du-Rhône

Côtes du Rhône PDO

Côtes du Rhône are the 21 basic varieties of red, white, and rosé wines from the wine-growing Rhône region in France. The red blends are most well-known, and made from Grenache, Mourvèdre, or Syrah grapes planted on a variety of different soils which contribute to their unique character.
Jambon d’Ardenne PGI

Jambon d’Ardenne PGI

Jambon d’Ardenne PGI is a dry ham which takes its name from the Ardenne region of Belgium. The ham is deep brownish pink in colour and has a salty and spicy taste.
Ouzo / Oύζο  PDO

Ouzo / Oύζο PDO

This clear alcoholic beverage from Cyprus and Greece is similar in taste to other anise liqueurs like pastis, sambuca, and raki.
Jihoceská Zlatá Niva PGI

Jihoceská Zlatá Niva PGI

Jihoceská Zlatá Niva PGI is a marbled cheese from the South Bohemia region of Czechia. It is made from processed cow’s milk. It is wheel shaped with a rind that is marked by washing or by rubbing, with a cream to light brown coloured surface. The cheese itself varies in colour from cream white to butter, with a green-bluish marbling and visible cross signs. The texture is pasty.
GREECE-Feta

Feta / Φέτα PDO

Feta – meaning slice - is a distinctive Greek cheese. It is white with a very intense salty and tangy flavour and comes in blocks submerged in brine. It is quite compact to touch, with small irregular holes but no rind. Only cheese made in the traditional way from certain parts of Greece can be labelled as Feta PDO.
Budějovické Pivo PGI

Budějovické Pivo PGI

Budějovické pivo PGI, or beer from Budějovické, is a pale lager beer from the South Bohemia region of Czechia. The beer is a deep golden colour, with a white head or foam top.
GREECE-Kalamata olive oil

Kalamata / Καλαμάτα PDO

Kalamata Extra Virgin Olive Oil PDO is made from cold pressed Koroneiki olives in the Messinia region of Greece. Its colour ranges from an intense to a golden green. Flavour-wise it has medium fruitiness, with an aroma of green fruit, light bitterness and light to medium pungency.
HUNGARY - Tokaj

Tokaj / Tokaji PDO

Tokaj PDO is a sweet white, golden wine made from aszú grapes in the Tokaj region of Hungary or the adjoining Tokaj wine region in Slovakia. Named by King Louis XIV of France ‘the wine of kings, the king of wines’ and mentioned in the official anthem of Hungary, the wine from this region has an even older tradition than champagne.
ITALY - Prosecco

Prosecco PDO

Prosecco PDO is an Italian white wine named after the village of Prosecco in the province of Trieste. It is predominantly made from the Prosecco grape (renamed Glera in 2009 within the European Union) and is almost always made in sparkling (spumante) or semi-sparkling (frizzante) style. A still wine version (tranquillo) also exists.
THE NETHERLANDS - Edam Holland

Edam Holland PGI

Edam Holland PGI cheese is a semi-soft cow’s milk cheese usually made according to a Dutch recipe that dates back centuries to the 1300s at least. It is recognisable by its red rind, made of paraffin wax, used to protect it during transportation. The cheese itself is pale yellow in colour.
THE NETHERLANDS - Gouda Holland

Gouda Holland PGI

Gouda Holland PGI cheese from the Netherlands is an aromatic cheese that can be mild or intense, depending on its age. The older the cheese variety, the stronger and saltier it gets. A young cheese has a maturation process of approximately a month whereas as mature cheese will have a maturation process closer to a year. It is traditionally made from unpasteurised cow’s milk and coated in a yellow wax that prevents it from drying out during its maturation.
Szegedi szalámi / Szegedi téliszalámi PDO

Szegedi szalámi / Szegedi téliszalámi PDO

Szegedi szalámi PDO, or winter salami, is a type of Hungarian salami made from pork and spices. A simple yet flavourful cured meat, it has a delicate peppery and savoury taste.
Kiełbasa

Kiełbasa

Kiełbasa is a type of meat sausage from Poland, which is typically made from pork and lightly smoked. A staple of Polish cuisine, Kiełbasa comes in different varieties and colours, and can be flavoured with salt, pepper, herbs, and spices like ginger, juniper, or marjoram.
PORTUGAL - Porto

Porto PDO

Vinho do Porto (Port) PDO is a fortified wine that comes from the Douro Valley in Portugal. It was named after the seaport city of Porto where much of the product was brought to market for export to other countries in Europe.  There are a number of red Port varieties (including ruby and tawny) as well as white and rose. 
ROMANIA-Telemea de Ibanesti

Telemea de Ibăneşti PDO

Telemea de Ibăneşti PDO is a traditional cheese from Romania made from sheep and cow’s milk.  It is soft white with a creamy texture and a salty, tangy aftertaste. It is permeated with little holes or ‘eyes’ throughout.
SLOVAKIA-Slovenska-bryndza

Slovenská bryndza PGI

Slovenská bryndza PGI is a sheep’s cheese from Slovakia. It is white, tangy, crumbly, and slightly moist, with a sharp flavour and salty finish, similar to the taste of feta.
SWEDEN-Upplandskubb

Upplandskubb PDO

Upplandskubb PDO is a traditionally produced rustic bread from Uppland, Sweden. It is made from local rye and wheat flour, and is boiled in a water bath rather than baked which means that the bread has no crust. Its texture is fine and compact and somewhat sticky on the inside, with small cavities. The bread is produced in a cylindrical shape with a diameter of 16-23 cm. This means that a slice is a segment of a circle.
Latvijas Lielie Pelēkie Zirņi PDO

Latvijas Lielie Pelēkie Zirņi PDO

Latvijas lielie pelēkie zirņi PDO are dried Latvian grey peas of the ‘Retrija’ variety. These peas have an especially large, coarse seed with a marbled pattern that give them a greyish tinge. When boiled they have a soft, floury consistency and a mild yet distinct flavour, which comes from the skin.
Apples

Apples

Poland’s association with apples dates back to the 12th Century when Cistercian monks created the first orchards. Since then, Poland has become the largest apple producing country in Europe, thanks to the region's particularly favourable climatic conditions. Crunchy apples of all colours from deep red through to green are produced, with distinctive flavours and aromas.
Azeite de Moura PDO

Azeite de Moura PDO

Azeite de Moura PDO is Portuguese extra virgin olive oil. It is characterized by a goldish and green colour tone. Due to the absence of refinement methods, it has more concentration of vitamins and minerals such as vitamin E, Omega 3, and fatty acids.
Kranjska Klobasa PGI

Kranjska Klobasa PGI

Kranjska klobasa PGI, or Carniolan sausage, is a small Slovenian sausage made from pork, garlic, salt, and pepper, that find its origins in the times of the Austro-Hungarian empire. The sausage is smoked and cured and held together with a wooden skewer. It is a reddish-brown colour on the surface and has a faint scent of smoke.
Fromage de Herve PDO

Fromage de Herve PDO

Fromage de Herve PDO is a soft cheese made from cow’s milk and shaped into a small cube, with a beige body and a washed brick-coloured rind. It has a firm, elastic, and smooth texture, with a rich flavour.
Apples

Apples

The region around Lake Constance in Germany is famous for its rolling orchards and the numerous types of apples grown there. It is one of the world’s best climatic growing areas for aromatic fruit. More than 250,000 tonnes of apples are harvested every year on around 7000 hectares of cultivated land.
Butter

Butter

European butters are sought after because of their higher fat percentage, usually at 82% or even more. Dairy herds tend to be left to graze on open grassland where the different grasses contribute to the flavours in the milk. More fat in butter means more flavour and a creamier texture. This is particularly good for baking pastries and cakes.
Kolokasi Sotiras /Κολοκάσι Σωτήρας PDO

Kolokasi Sotiras /Κολοκάσι Σωτήρας PDO

Kolokasi Sotiras PDO, known as Cyprus taro, is a root vegetable grown in Cyprus. Shaped like a spinning top and similar in size to a potato, it is hard with a rough brown exterior and smooth white interior.
Halloumi / Χαλλούμι PDO

Halloumi / Χαλλούμι PDO

Halloumi PDO is a white semi-hard, un-ripened, cheese that is made from cow, sheep, or goat's milk, in Cyprus.
Havarti PGI

Havarti PGI

Havarti PGI is a semi-soft cheese from Denmark made with cow’s milk and dotted with small holes. It is rindless, smooth, and slightly bright-surfaced with a cream to yellow colour depending on type. Its taste and aroma are buttery, but the taste can vary from slightly acidic to very sweet. The older the cheese, the saltier the taste with more of a hazelnut flavour.
Lingonberries

Lingonberries

The lingonberry is a small, red, juicy berry that grows throughout Finland – it is in fact the most common shrubs to be found in Finnish forests. It yields the largest crop of all the wild berries and on average about 250 million kilos of lingonberries will ripen every year. Of this, about 30-40 million kilos will get picked.
Tolminc PDO

Tolminc PDO

Tolminc PDO is a hard, full fat cheese made from raw or thermised cow’s milk. It takes its name from the city of Tolmin, situated in the high Isonzo Valley (Zgornje Posočje), in the northwest of Slovenia.
Rugine Duone

Rugine Duone

Lithuanian black rye bread is a dense loaf made from dark rye and wheat flour. It is usually oval in shape, with a deep brown colour and shiny crust.
Skånsk spettkaka PGI

Skånsk spettkaka PGI

Skånsk spettkaka PGI is a beautiful conical or pyramid shaped cake from Scania, Sweden. It is traditionally made using only fresh eggs, sugar, and potato flour.
Kiwi Latina PDO

Kiwi Latina PDO

Kiwi Latina PDO is a fresh fruit produced in the provinces of Latina and Rome in Italy. Like other kiwis, it is oval, with a brown hairy exterior, and green flesh inside which is dotted with small black seeds. It has a characteristic acidic sweet flavour and a fruity aroma.
Cerise des coteaux du Ventoux PGI

Cerise des coteaux du Ventoux PGI

Cerise des coteaux du Ventoux PGI are handpicked cherries from the foothills of the Mont Ventoux Mountain in southern France. The cherries are deep red in colour and are quite large in size – at least 24mm.
Connemara Hill Lamb / Uain Sléibhe Chonamara PDO

Connemara Hill Lamb / Uain Sléibhe Chonamara PDO

Connemara Hill Lamb / Uain Sléibhe Chonamara PDO is lamb bred, born and reared on the mountainous terrain of Connemara in the West of Ireland where it feed on herbs, heathers and grasses unique to the region.
Jagnięcina Podhalańska PGI

Jagnięcina Podhalańska PGI

Jagnięcina podhalańska PGI is lamb produced from three specific breeds of sheep: Polish mountain sheep, coloured mountain sheep and Podhale zackels.
Kaimiškas Jovarų Alus PGI

Kaimiškas Jovarų Alus PGI

Kaimiškas Jovarų alus PGI, or rustic beer, is a naturally fermented farmhouse ale from Lithuania. It ranges in colour, from golden yellow to amber. This complex and full-flavoured beer has a strong nutty and malty flavour and is bitter in taste. Kaimiškas is made with a unique yeast that is only found in this area.
Kiwi de Corse PGI

Kiwi de Corse PGI

Kiwi de Corse PGI is a French variety of hand picked kiwi fruit which comes from small orchards in the Haute-Corse region of Corsica. The fruit is oval, has brown hairy skin, and when opened has bright green flesh dotted with tiny black seeds.
Eisenberg PDO

Eisenberg PDO

Eisenberg – which translates as Iron Mountain – is a wine growing region close to the Hungarian border in southeast Austria that stretches about 30 kilometres from north to south and only has around 515 hectares of vineyards in total. Its wine has come to distinguish itself among the world’s greatest. Red wine from the Blaufränkisch grape is the best known from the Eisenberg region and is characterised by a particularly earthy mineral spice, and a peppery flavour.
Pollo y Capón del Prat PGI

Pollo y Capón del Prat PGI

Pollo y Capón del Prat PGI is chicken from Catalonia's native Prat breed. Traditionally raised in a small area southeast of Barcelona, these chickens and capons are not only valued for their succulent meat but also for their good-sized eggs.
Pregler / Osttiroler Pregler PDO

Pregler / Osttiroler Pregler PDO

Pregler PDO is a fruit brandy or schnapps made from local apples and pears. It comes from the Osttirol region of Austria and is produced exclusively in distilleries in the ‘Lienz’ region. The schnapps is clear and colourless and has a sweet fruity flavour.
Vadehavsstude PGI

Vadehavsstude PGI

Vadehavsstude PGI is fresh beef meat specifically from the Wadden Sea islands in the Jutland region of Denmark. The meat come from young cattle from the Holstein breed, making it more tender, fragrant, and succulent than standard beef, with a slightly saltier flavour.
Westlandse Druif PGI

Westlandse Druif PGI

Westlandse druif PGI are grapes from the Westland region of South Holland in the Netherlands. A small oval-shaped fruit, the colour ranges from deep blue to a whitish green. They have a distinctive aroma and are renowned for their shapely clusters ; the flesh is juicy and firm, with a fresh, sweet taste.
Rodi Ermionis / Ρόδι Ερμιόνης PDO

Rodi Ermionis / Ρόδι Ερμιόνης PDO

Rodi Ermionis PDO is a variety of pomegranate from the Ermionida region in Greece. The fruit is round and the colour of the peel varies from pale yellow, pink to red. Inside, it has pink seeds that are soft and chewy. The fruit itself is sweet and juicy.
Beef

Beef

Part of the heritage of European meat and meat products are centuries of traditions of animal breeding. Known the world over for its high quality, European beef is free from ractopamine and other growth promoters such as hormones or antibiotics. Animal health and animal welfare, including their alimentation are a priority.
Cream

Cream

The dairy sector is of great importance to the European Union (EU) with its creams and dairy products highly valued all over the world. Milk is produced in every single European Member State without exception. The varied landscape provides a healthy diet for herds of cows, goats, sheep and buffalo to produce high-quality milk. The main producers are Germany, France, Poland, the Netherlands, Italy and Ireland. Together they account for almost 70% of EU milk production.
Frankfurter Sausage

Frankfurter Sausage

A Frankfurter is a thin parboiled sausage made of pure pork in a casing of sheep's intestine. It is named after Frankfurt am Main, Germany, its city of origin, where Frankfurters were sold and eaten at beer gardens. It is cured and smoked at a low temperature – which gives it a smoky flavour.
Ġbejna

Ġbejna

Ġbejna is a small cheese produced in Malta from sheep or goat milk, rennet, and salt. It is believed that originally it was prepared with seawater instead of rennet as a curdling agent.
Kachkéis

Kachkéis

Kachkéis is a runny cooked cheese from Luxembourg made from cow’s milk. It is pale beige in colour and characterised by a distinctive thick and stretchy texture. It has a unique strong flavour, but is not overpowering, and comes in different flavours such as plain, with garlic, or herbs.
Pork

Pork

Today, the EU is the second pork producer (after China) and the largest exporter of pork and pork products in the world. This was achieved thanks to the strong foundations of pig farming in Europe and the highest standards in the world for safety, quality, traceability and animal welfare.

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