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London’s first PGI protected product is…

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We have made history…


London’s first PGI protected product will be H. Forman & Son’s
London Cure Smoked Salmon!

The hallowed European Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status, enforced by law, is designed to protect and celebrate traditional regional foods, such as Gorgonzola in Italy or Champagne in France. In order to receive this status, the entire product must be processed within a specific region. London Cure smoked salmon has to be produced in the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Hackney or Newham. This status confers a great honour on London Cure salmon, and recognises that UK and London cuisines are globally important cultural artefacts. Read more...

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July 2017

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LONDON CURE SMOKED SALMON SET TO GET SPECIAL EU STATUS

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Last week was full of congratulations for us at H. Forman & Son, as it was announced on ITV News London on Friday 11th September that we are on the verge of being awarded European protected status for our London Cure Smoked Salmon. Protected name status means that under EU law foods, such as the Cornish Pasty or Melton Mowbray pork pies, can be produced only in those named parts of the world.

When granted, it will be the first London food or drink to be awarded such recognition, and will put us alongside the likes of household names such as Champagne and Parma Ham. Read more...

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September 2015

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