Marketing standards

Obststände mit verschiedenen Obstsorten
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In the EU marketing standards apply to a number of agricultural products.

Marketing standards exist, among others, for the following agricultural products:

Fresh fruit, table potatoes (national standard), green, unripe bananas , eggs, poultry meat, hedging eggs and chicks as well as for cattle and pig carcasses, olive oil , dried grapes, ...

Marketing standards define the minimum requirements for ensuring the edibility, classification and labelling (for the information of the consumer, for example about the country of origin).

In this article you find a compilation of the generally applicable legal provisions concerning marketing standards and helpful links for application and/or further information.