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What is the purpose of the Quebec Ice Cider certification?

The certification allows you to market your ice cider with the "Quebec Ice Cider", a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI).

What are the key guarantees of Quality and Origin Quebec?

The Quebec Ice Cider certification guarantees:

  • All stages of the production of the product, including the harvesting of the raw materials, storage, sugar concentration, pressure, fermentation and bottling must take place exclusively within the geographical zone defined.

  • Ciders made exclusively from the late varieties of apples, for which the sugar is strictly through the natural cold, without adding colouring or natural or artificial aromas.

  • Product evaluation by an external committee to evaluate the market quality of the product and ensure that the product has the required qualities in order to use the term ‘Quebec ice cider’.

How to get this label on your products?

A company certified according to the PGI-Quebec Ice Cider is permitted to use the standards’ logo.

For which category of products?

The Quebec Ice Cider certification applies to Ice cider from Quebec.

Who are the recipients of this certification?

All companies who carry out production and transformation operations who hold a manufacturing permit for cider and/or a artisanal production license can be certified Quebec Ice Cider.

Why choose Ecocert?

With over 25 years of experience for audit and certification of organic products in CANADA, Ecocert is the specialist in the certification of sustainable practices

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