Spirit drinks: agreement on revamped measures
Consumers will soon be able to benefit from clearer labelling of spirit drinks. At the same time, spirit drink producers will work on the basis of simpler and clearer production rules, as well as benefit from better protection of geographical indications (GIs).
EU member states meeting in the Special Committee on Agriculture (SCA) today confirmed an agreement reached on 27 November by the Austrian Presidency of the Council and European Parliament representatives on a regulation on the definition, description, presentation and labelling of spirit drinks, including their use in other foodstuffs and the protection of geographical indications.
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