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About the EU

More about the EU and the system that supports exceptional European food and drinks

About the EU and European food and drinks

What is the European Union (EU)?  

The European Union (EU) is a group of 27 countries in Europe, with a population of over 448 million. In every EU country people speak their own language, there are 24 official languages.

The EU boasts the world's largest single market based on the free movement of people, goods, services, and capital. It offers transparent regulations and a secure legal investment framework. Shared standards ensure uniformity in food and product safety. The EU's integration into global markets, along with extensive transport and communication links, facilitates easy exportation for companies of all sizes. As a result, high-quality European food and drink products are accessible worldwide, including in the United States.

Map of the EU

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Agriculture in the European Union 

EU Food actors 

How do I know if a product is PDO, PGI or EU-certified Organic?  

The EU geographical indications register

The EU and the US