Brački varenik is the 26th Croatian product with a protected name in the European Union

The European Commission has published in the Official Journal of the European Union September 29, 2020 yes it is "Brački varenik" received the European protected geographical indication, which is entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications and protected throughout the European Union. It's about 26. Croatian product whose name is registered in the EU, a EU mark of protected designation of origin that is, the protected geographical indication on the packaging guarantees the consumer the purchase of an authentic product. 

The process of protecting the name "Brački varenik" has begun in August 2017, when the Agricultural Cooperative Supetar submitted to the Ministry of Agriculture a request for protection of a geographical indication called "Brački varenik". 

"Brački varenik" is a product that is used as an addition to dishes, and it is obtained by cooking drained juice of fresh or dried grapes of autochthonous grape varieties until its volume is reduced to approximately one-third of the initial volume. WITHit is also a viscous liquid of honey aroma, mildly pronounced taste and aroma of grapes and medium pronounced caramel flavor. It is dark red to dark brown if it is made from black grape varieties, or dark yellow to light brown if it is made from a white grape variety. "Brački varenik" is produced on the island of Brač which administratively belongs to the Split-Dalmatia County, and is divided into eight units of local self-government - the City of Supetar and the municipalities of Postira, Pučišća, Selce, Bol, Nerežišća, Milna and Sutivan. 

You can see the product specification "Brački varenik" here. The Republic of Croatia now has 26 agricultural and food products whose name is registered in the European Union as a protected designation of origin or a protected geographical indication. With the name "Brački varenik" are registered: Krk prosciutto, Extra virgin olive oil Cres, Neretva mandarin, Ogulin sauerkraut / Ogulin sauerkraut, Baranja kulen, Lika potatoes, Istrian prosciutto / Istrian prosciutto, Drniš prosciutto, Dalmatian prosciutto, Poljički soparnik / Poljički zeljannik Krk olive oil, Korčula olive oil, Pag lamb, Šolta olive oil, Varaždin cabbage, Slavonian kulen / Slavonian kulin, Međimurje meat 'from Tiblica, Slavonian honey, Lika lamb, Istria, Pag salt, Zagorje mills, Pag cheese and Bjelovarski kvar.


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