Guidance

Protected food name: East Kent goldings hops (PDO)

The specification for East Kent goldings hops, a protected food name product.

Detail

This document provides detail on a protected food name product from the UK, East Kent goldings hops, which has been given Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status.

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

To get a product protected under PDO, it must be produced, processed and prepared in one area and have distinct characteristics from this area.