Protected food name: Carmarthen ham (PGI)

An application for Carmarthen ham to get PGI status.



This document provides detail on a food product from the UK, Carmarthen ham, which is being considered under the EU protected food names scheme.

We have applied to the EU to get Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status for this product. We submitted the application on 19 May 2014.

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.