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Wednesday 29 January 2020

Patricia Covarrubia

Brazil: A sweet ending

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The Brazilian IPO (INPI) left 2019 with a sweet Geographical Indication (GI).

The INPI published on the Revista da Imóvel Industrial (RPI) nº 2554, December 2019, the granting of ‘Capanema’ for the product ‘melado batido e melado escorrido’. The word ‘melado’ means syrup and in this publication, we learn that the syrup is for both ‘beat’ and ‘drained’. The syrup is produced by the use of muscovado sugar from cane sugar, also known as ‘brown cane sugar’.
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