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Branded Food Products

AgMRC-Developed Materials

  • Farmer-Owned Brands?, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), Iowa State University, 2003 - This paper discusses the possibility of creating brands for Midwestern food products.
  • Geographical Indications, Property Rights and Value-added Agriculture, CARD, Iowa State University, 2003 -  What do Vidalia onions, Wisconsin cheese and Kona coffee have that feta cheese, champagne and cognac do not? The first three products have trademark protection for their brand names (in this case, through U.S. trademark law). The latter three have no brand name protection but that could change.

Other Information

Links to Other Sites

Links checked November 2012.


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