http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEX-14-0904_en.htmQuality food products: European Commission approves Bulgarian Роле Трапезица as a new TSG
The European Commission has approved the addition of a new Bulgarian quality food product to the register of Traditional Speciality Guaranteed (TSG). The name ‘ Роле Трапезица’ (Role Trapezitsa) of this unique Bulgarian product is derived from ‘Trapezitsa’, the name of a historical hill in Veliko Tarnovo, the old imperial capital of Bulgaria.
‘Role Trapezitsa’ is a pressed, raw dry-cured meat product prepared from chilled or frozen pork collar and a mixture of salt and natural seasonings (black or white pepper and garlic) stuffed into a casing made of bovine blind gut or collagen and netting and bound with twine. This soft and succulent meat is characterized with an exceptional taste and flavour.
The denomination will be added to the list of more than 1,200 products already protected. More information: webpages on quality products and DOOR database of protected products.