anticounterfeiting

Dec 16
Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020 , Sergey Ponomarev

Wine fraud, a still fashionable (and profitable) practice

Illicit markets are, for their nature, difficult to analyze. The one involving fake wine makes no exception. In fact, all the available statistics that can be found on the subject are based on estimates and often comprehend the whole “food and beverage” sector. Keeping that in mind, we can report some numbers. According to a […]

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Dec 16
Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020 , Sergey Ponomarev

Illegal agrochemical products. Numbers, risks and solutions

It is not just about the vegetable soup you might eat once a month, it is also about the wooden table on which you eat the soup, or even the cotton shirt you are wearing every day. Now think about all the staple crops in different areas of the world and the ones that are […]

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Dec 16
Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020 , Sergey Ponomarev

The mystery of the fake Tignanello and the Sassicaia counterfeiting operation

It seems unreal, but after all the troubles this market went through, wine fraud is still an extensive issue! According to a study conducted by the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Right Office), counterfeit spirits and wine cost the European economy € 2.7 billion a year. (1) Additionally, it is estimated that legitimate wine and […]

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