Kiwa Agri Food is pleased to be the appointed inspection body for a range of UK-based regional products under the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) or Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) legislation.
Since the early 1990s, the EU has been working to protect the regional economies of Europe and their speciality food products, which were being subject to increasing imitation. The classic long-standing example is of course Champagne.
The resulting legislation established firmer, more predictable income for the producers and for the rural economy as a whole.
"Having used Kiwa Agri Food for the first time it quickly became apparent that they are a well-run operation with an efficient administration system. This was noticeable from the preparation towards the audit date which included the requesting of company information, pre-payment system and audit day plan we received. "Kiwa Agri Food