Useful Links

A wealth of resources are available online relating to the EU’s Quality Schemes, the following list provides a comprehensive review of the sources available:

EU Agricultural Product Quality Policy, European Commission DG AGRI:

BTSF Quality Schemes Training Portal, DEVELOPMENT Solutions:

Official Feed and Food Controls, Summaries of EU Legislation, Europa:


Organic Farming

European Commission Organic Farming Portal, EC DG AGRI:

Organic Farming in Europe - Country Reports, Organic Europe:

Organic Farming Policy, Organic Farming Research Foundation:

Organic Farming, The Soil Association:

International Federation of Organic Farming Agriculture Movements (IFOAM):

The Organic Information Hub, IFOAM:

Organic e-prints, International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems (ICROFS):

The International Center for Research in Organic Food Systems (ICROFS):



Geographical indication and traditional specialities, EC DG AGRI:

DOOR Database of designations, EC DG AGRI:

Organization for a Geographical Indications Movement (oriGIn):

Geographical Indications Gateway, World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO):

Geographical Indications Factsheet, International Trademark Association (ITA):

Policy Makers: Geographical Indications, International Trade Centre (ITC):