28/05/2013 – Café de Colombia obtains the PGI in Switzerland

After a process of over 4 years, the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC, as abbreviated in Spanish), the trade union that represents Colombian coffee growers, achieved Protected Geographic Indication (PGI) recognition in Switzerland for “Café de Colombia,” which makes it the first non-Swiss PGI to be granted in the country.

For more information, please read the Press release

A granting ceremony, by the Government of Switzerland, of the recognition of the PGI “Café de Colombia” took place at the World Intellectual Property Organization WIPO) in Geneva on 29 May.




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