EUROPEAN PROTECTION OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS AND FOODSTUFFS IN THE NEW EU MEMBER COUNTRIES. THE EXAMPLE OF COLLABORATION BETWEEN FRANCE AND SLOVENIA
2006, 7 (1) p. 79-90
The objective of this article is to present the main results of an advising and assisting program, which took place in years 2001 until 2003, and which involved the Slovenian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food and two French institutions, French Agency for Standardization and National Institute for Designations of Origin. Authors report their experience in implementation of a system for the registration and certifi cation of special agricultural products and foodstuffs in the Republic of Slovenia, in accordance with the quality policy and legislation of the European union (Council Regulations 2081/92 and 2082/92). They highlight the key success factors for an effi cient implementation of the registration system for the special agricultural products and foodstuffs in the new EU members.