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Institut National of the Appellations d'Origine

See below INAO,

INAO The National Institute of the Origins and the Quality is a public institution in France based in Paris, which is subordinate to the Ministry of Agriculture (the acronym is also interpreted as "National Institute of the Appellations d'Origine des Vins and Eaux -de-Vie"). It is responsible for the supervision of food produced in the motherland. For this purpose, standards have been developed that guarantee the consumer the origin and quality through appropriate labeling. In this quality assurance will be Wine. brandy ( Armagnac and cognac ) and various foods (cheese, meat, vegetables, etc.) included. This concerns the following markings:

  • AOC - Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée - used in wine
  • AOP -...

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