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Submitted by admin on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 11:43
THE MINISTRY of Agriculture, in collaboration with the Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), is taking steps to protect brand Jamaica in the areas of rum and spirits, coffee, and jerk products.
Garfene Grandison, Gleaner Writer
This is to be done through geographical indication (GI) registration. A GI is a name, or sign, used on certain products, which corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin. The use of a GI may act as certification that the product possesses certain qualities and is made according to traditional methods, or boasts a certain reputation, due to its......READ more at Jamaica Gleaner