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Agriculture; Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)
The closest to French AOC and 'Label Rouge' awards that we have in Britain, and part of the EU system.
A PDO covers the term used to describe foodstuffs which are produced, processed and prepared in a given geographical area using recognised know how.
For a full list of all EU products listed, including those from the rest of Europe, see www.defra.gov.uk/foodrin/foodname/pfn/index.htm (http://www.defra.gov.uk/foodrin/foodname/pfn/index.htm)