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EU, China agree to protect 100 of each other's regional foods - EU Commission

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BEIJING (Reuters) – The European Union and China have agreed to protect 100 European geographical indications in China and 100 Chinese geographical indications in the EU, said a statement from the EU Commission on Wednesday.

The deal will include protecting the name of products such as cava, Irish whiskey, feta and prosciutto di Parma. The agreement is expected to enter into force before the end of 2020.

(Reporting by Dominique Patton; Editing by Kim Coghill)