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Brexit: champagne, parmesan, prosecco and feta could soon be at the centre of negotiations

As Brexit day creeps closer, one issue that remains unresolved is the way that food names will be protected in Britain and the EU.

From parmesan and feta to cornish pasties and Bavarian beer, the EU is fiercely protective over protected designations of origin (PDOs) or protected geographical indications (PGIs).

Dop 2bA number of highly popular products are protected under this legal framework that dictates certain products can only be produced in certain regions.

So champagne must be produced in the Champagne region of France and prosecco in a…

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