WATCH | Rooibos gets EU recognition

Your cuppa rooibos has just taken on a grander significance, joining the ranks of high-end products like Champagne. The European Commission has included it in its Register of Protected Designations of Origin #eNCA Curtesy #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - Rooibos has just taken on a grander significance, joining the ranks of high-end products like Champagne.

The European Commission has included it in its Register of Protected Designations of Origin and Protected Geographical Indications.

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This means it can only be labelled Rooibos if produced in specific parts of the Western Cape and Northern Cape provinces.

It is also the only African food to receive the status of protected designation of origin in the European Commission's register.

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