keyboard_arrow_upImportant step in protecting Rooibos name
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The Rooibos industry in South Africa recently celebrated a victory over the use of the name in products when the ingredient received geographical indication (GI) in the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and the EPA group of countries within the Southern African Development Community. These include Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland.