#EUref the latest scaremongering, on #Brexit , is that PGS will be removed from Cornish pasties. Will French Champagne loses its PGS.

The latest scaremongering from the BBC and the Remainers is a claim that #Brexit will hit sales of Cornish pasties.

Shops up here sell pasties. They taste no worse for lacking the protected geographical status (PGS) naming of Cornish. It’s merely a meaningless snob thing.

PGS began as a dog-in-the-manger invention of the French to capitalise on the celebrity of Champagne’s name.
It’s a white sparkling wine, whose sole purpose seems to be to spray it over crowds in a victory celebration.

It’s ironic that this conceit of PGS is the biggest obstacle to the signing of TTIP (a treaty to open up EU markets to Yankee Trader’s).

U.S. manufacturer’s have caught on to the fact that all their cheeses etc. will have to have name changes, whilst French and German politicians are poring over the (English only) wording of the treaty details of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS).

If PGS persists in the EU, after signing TTIP, they’ll have to protect it here, also; lest our growing wine industry┬á starts selling its sparkling wine as Champagne (only fair, as it was a British invention)

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2 Responses to “#EUref the latest scaremongering, on #Brexit , is that PGS will be removed from Cornish pasties. Will French Champagne loses its PGS.”

  1. hernia symptoms Women Says:

    I do not create a leave a response, but after reading through some of the remarks on #EUref the latest scaremongering, on #Brexit
    , is that PGS will be removed from Cornish pasties.
    Will French Champagne loses its PGS. | Wiganshale’s
    Blog. I actually do have 2 questions for you if it’s okay.
    Could it be simply me or does it look as if like some of these remarks look like they are left by brain dead folks?
    ­čśŤ And, if you are posting at other sites, I’d like to follow
    you. Would you list of the complete urls of your shared sites like your twitter feed, Facebook page or linkedin profile?

    • wiganshale Says:

      PGS is upheld by EU legislation. It means, as I understand it, that goods sold into the EU can not use such naming, unless froom the named supplier, but can be sold as such outside EU.
      A Californian vineyard can sell its sparkling white wine as Champagne, to any country in the World outside the EU.
      As far as Cornish pasties are concerned, I consider this a triviality. We buy pasties all over the country. Only snobs are concerned that a Cornish Pasty is made in Cornwall and only Cornish firms, exploiting those snobs, by charging over the odds, will lose out.
      As far as following me is concerned just Google wiganshale.

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