Protected food name: Ayrshire New Potatoes/Ayrshire Earlies

The specification for Ayrshire new potatoes/Ayrshire earlies, a protected food name product.



This document provides detail on a food product from the UK, Ayrshire New Potatoes/Ayrshire Earlies, which has been given Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status.

The EU protected food name scheme covers regional and traditional foods whose authenticity and origin can be guaranteed.

The EU will only give a product the PGI mark if they decide it has a reputation, characteristics or qualities that are a result of the area it’s associated with.

Published 16 January 2017
Last updated 16 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. Replaced with the correct, up to date product specification.
  2. Updated the product specification as Ayrshire New Potatoes/Ayrshire Earlies is now a registered product as of 10/07/2019.
  3. Added latest specification document.
  4. Latest specification added.
  5. First published.