IGP of Bergamo Province
IGP - What are they
IGP or “Indicazione geografica protetta” ( PGI – Protected Geographical Indication) is a mark of origin, provided by the EU, which promotes and protects agricultural products and foodstuffs, whose qualities and reputation depend on geographical origin.
To obtain a IGP certification they so have to be produced and / or processed and / or prepared within a specific area.
Products have to meet strict geographical and quality criteria and they are subject to the control of a monitoring organisation which verifies and guarantees the following of the rules.