Protecting honey through a trademark or an EU PDO are the goals of the makers of New Zealand’s manuka honey because others are producing similar products.
Why We Need Holey Cow and Other Cheesy Names
Even U.S. cheesemakers suffer when the EU (European Union) says you can’t use a label like Parmesan or feta because your cheese wasn’t made in the required place.
Why Tequila Drinkers Need Protection
Like sparkling wine that is called Champagne and cheese that is Parmesan, Mexican tequila is legally protected, even with Desperados tequila-flavored beer.