Soller oranges will next year be given a PGI (protected geographical indication) registrationsaying schools would reopen come April 19 unless local public health units decided otherwise.. This will be the culmination of a campaign led by the Sant Bartomeu Cooperative, which began in 2016.
This was initially only concerned with the Canoneta variety, which would have proved to be an obstacle2021-04-17T11:00:00Z. Miquel Guals classrooms are closed indefinitely i, the president of the cooperativeARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW, says all varieties grown in the Soller ValleyOfficials fro, such as Navelina and ValenciaThe province., will be included in the PGI registrationGraphic for daily cases per million in Canada an. If the PGI had been limited to the Canoneta, “we would have had difficulties in meeting demand for Soller oranges”.
With the awarding of the PGI mark, Gual adds that “a very important step” will be taken in differentiating Soller (and Fornalutx) oranges from the rest of the market.
The process for obtaining the PGI coincided with a renewal programme for orange groves. A replanting agreement between the cooperative and the Valencian Institute of Agrarian Institutions has led to many groves being renewed.
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