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Produs in Bucovina / Made in Bucovina


Brief description of the instrument and its modus operandi

It is a marketing instrument created by an non-profit association of producers of traditional food products from the region Bucovina

Which problem the instrument is supposed to solve?

The need to revitalise the traditional products from the region and to react to the new switch towards products from supermarkets

Purpose or main objective / overall goal of the instrument?

The need to revitalise the traditional products from the region and to react to the new switch towards products from supermarkets

Side objectives/goals of the instrument?

Provide opportunities of local producers to access local market. Create a brand of the region with the aim to attract tourists

Innovation content or potential of the instrument?

To improve the marketing of NWFPs and their local production

Which laws and regulations support the implement of this instrument?

Law of associations

The initiator/promoter of the instrument?

Producers in the area of food products, honey, mineral water and ice cream

Which organizations are involved in the operationalization of the instrument?

The association of producer “Made in Bucovina”. The association sets the standards that members have to fulfill, promotes the brand and monitors the compliance of the members with the standards

How the monitoring is ensured?

There is an annually overview validation of the compliance with the status and in case of complains there is an in-depth analysis of the production

How the compliance is ensured?

If a member fails to commit to the standards the membership is withdrawn (2 cases in the area of meat production in 2012)

How is the overall performance of the instrument?

The instrument has proved to be a valid marketing approach, the members of the association have double since 2009. Several fair trades are organised each year under the umbrella of the association.

Brief description of the context for the emergence of the instrument

The lack of awareness of the buyers regarding the advantages of buying local products and the increase pressure of commercial products as investment in supermarkets have monopolised the offer in the last 10 years

Have any of the items mentioned above changed since the instrument entered into force?


Is there any qualitative or quantitative study of the impacts of the instrument?


Year 2009
Policy area
Affected activity
Affected actors Processor, Retailer
Products Berries, Honey and Bee products
Countries Romania
Regions (NUTS 2) North East region
Focus on NWFP
Document category
Instrument type
Legal status
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Geographical scope Regional
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