Thursday, 9 May 2013
Special Stornoway Status
Trading standards can incorporate geographical locations. So Champagne should come from that region of France and Cornish pasties from that county of England. However, Cheddar cheese does not have to originate from Somerset, for it's a recipe or process rather than a product defined by boundaries. Now the European Union has ruled that Stornoway black puddings have to come within a specific territory and four butchers are celebrating this special status. Naturally the Stornoway Gazette has the account.
Scottish Islands Explorer - focuses on an area with special status for many