News about Geographical Indications

01/04/2023

International event highlights the importance of Geographical Indications

Brazil has 97 Geographical Indications (GIs)—of which 23 are Denominations of Origin and 74 Indications of Origin—, most of which are small businesses organized through associations and cooperatives. These are collective tools that add value to traditional products, protecting the producing region and local biodiversity, while promoting production chains that are more inclusive and fairer […]

09/05/2022

12 Brazilian coffee Geographical Indications you should know about

Brazil has traditionally been the world’s largest producer and exporter of coffee; the country is also its second-largest consumer market. Coffee is the “Made in Brazil” product with the highest number of Geographical Indications (GIs) registered in the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI). This interesting aspect reflects not only the quality of coffee but also its special bond with […]

09/02/2022

Brazilian Geographical Indications

Brazil has more than 60 registered Geographical Indications (GIs), which include wine, coffee, cheese, cachaça, grape, banana, mango, beef, and rice production. The GIs system promotes products and their historical-cultural heritage, which is non-transferable. This heritage encompasses several significant aspects: the defined production area; the specificity and authenticity in developing the products; and the discipline […]

06/29/2022

Brazilian coffee producers showcase their products in Italy

Last June, the Brazilian farmers were among coffee professionals from all over the world in Milan, Italy, for the World of Coffee event. It was the first edition since 2019, with a record 11 thousand attendees from over 137 countries and 350 exhibiting companies. Brazil took part in the event with more than 30 companies […]