Ben Lake MP attends the launch of a cross-party group on Geographically Protected Foods


Under European Law, a number of the UK’s food and drinks products are granted Protected Geographical Status; to protect the reputation of regional products, promote traditional and agricultural activity and eliminate non-genuine products, which may mislead consumers or be of inferior character.  

The All Party Parliamentary Group was set up to promote and protect the UK’s Geographically Protected Foods as our departure from the European Union. 

Ceredigion MP, Ben Lake said:  

“I am really pleased to the APPG on Geographically Protected Foods this afternoon. Ceredigion and Wales has a proud tradition of excellent food and drink produce, which has played an integral role in shaping our communities and culture. 

“As we transition out of the European Union, it is ever more important to have a simple, robust and inclusive mechanism to protect culturally and geographically

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