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IGP stands for ‘Indication Géographique Protégée’ which translates as ‘controlled name of origin’. IGP is an official Swiss quality typically reserved for products which are rooted in a region that gives them a specific and unique flavour. They guarantee the authenticity of products developed through traditional skills. With IGP at least one stage of production must take place in its region of origin. Meat sausage IGP can come from a farm located outside its area of origin. It is above all the know-how that gives it its identity. In general, IGP products bear the name of the geographical region to which they belong and it is therefore important that the name is used only for products that meet the conditions. The following Swiss ingredients are those which are registered as IGP.