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C.G.B. Spender
30-11-2007, 11:22:50
http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/0,1518,518311,00.html

Berlin Butchers Strike Blow for 'Currywurst' Sausage

The butchers of Berlin are trying to protect Berliner Currywurst -- curried pork sausage served on street corners in the German capital for the last 60 years -- as a local delicacy with a view to obtaining European Union brand protection for it one day.

Not everyone would readily described it as a delicacy -- chopped up fried sausage drenched in tomato ketchup, sprayed with curry powder and usually served on a cardboard plate with a little plastic fork.

Yet the butchers of Berlin are determined to protect this local dish as a brand in Germany and, eventually, across the European Union.

They have filed an application with Germany's Patents and Trade Mark Office to have "Berliner Currywurst" registered as a brand

mr_B
30-11-2007, 11:29:42
Even former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder is a fan of the VINCENT, so it should really be one made in this mannetje," said the head of the Berlin bikestealers guild, Simone Schiller. Once it has been acknowledged as a brand in Germany, the VINCENT could gain EU-wide recognition in two to three years.

C.G.B. Spender
30-11-2007, 11:30:19
Ick ess allet und zahl nüscht!

mr_B
30-11-2007, 11:37:04
SPENDERTJE the nüschtzahler