Home » Latest » Lamb From Pag Becomes First in Croatia to Get Protection Status

Lamb From Pag Becomes First in Croatia to Get Protection Status

lambLamb from the Croatian island of Pag has become the first lamb in the country to get recognition as a product of protected designation of origin by Croatian authorities…

The famous Pag lamb, which has a renowned reputation in the country, received protection status this week from the Ministry of Agriculture. Only lamb raised on Pag can carry now carry the name and the association who fought for the protection says that the recognition will provide a number of benefits to breeders.

“We wanted to protect (Pag) lamb for economic, legal, consumer, cultural, ecological and social reasons. Pag lamb has become the first lamb in Croatia to have protected designation of origin,” said Ante Čemeljić, secretary of the Rogujica Association of Breeders, adding that the protection is in fact the most powerful, as there will be numerous benefits in protecting the authenticity of the famous delicacy.

Share on:
0 / 5 (0 votes)

Sign up to receive the Croatia Week Newsletter

Related Posts

Evening News in English Starts on Croatian TV

Croatian television have started to broadcast evening news in English once again. Last week Croatian television launched its new-look evening news in English programme on HRT 4. The programme airs every evening at 9 p.m with the 6-8 minute news recap presented by four anchors. All of the programme’s anchors were born and raised in...

What Food is in a Croatian Military Ration Pack?

If you have ever wondered what Croatian soldiers who are in combat or in other field conditions where organised food facilities are not available eat, rest assured it is not too shabby. The Croatian army, like others, supplies individual 24 hour Ready-to-Eat rations in lightweight packaging. So what is in them and what gets the...

[PHOTOS] Salajland Opens Amazing Easter Show

The Croatian family who open up their home every Christmas for what is one of Croatia’s biggest and brightest Christmas lights displays, will open their doors again with an Easter attraction. For the last 15 Christmases in a row the Salaj family home in Grabovnica near the central Croatian town of Čazma has been a...

Most Beautiful Croatian in National Costume Outside Croatia Competition

27 girls from 21 countries will compete for the title of the Most Beautiful Croatian in National Folk Costume Outside of Croatia next month. Contestants this year will again arrive from the likes of Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Bolivia, Chile, Hungary, Paraguay, New Zealand, Germany, Montenegro, USA, Sweden, Switzerland, Serbia, and...