EU Loses on Food Trademarking

Equal trade sucks don’t it?

[The] example of Italian ham producers from Parma having to rebrand their product as “super ham” in Canada, because local producers had already trademarked the Parma ham name. Other products the EU said have been affected include Cognac, Sherry, Grappa, Rioja and Roquefort.

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  1. Jef

    Business and regulations create such strange circumstances that the public never thinks about. I’m sure at some point, some grocery shopper will ask himself/herself, “Why would anyone choose the name ‘Super Ham?’ Why not just call it Parma ham?”

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