Here is the state of play in seven states that could determine the presidency.

first_imgElectoral votes: 15Trump leads Biden, 50.1 percent to 48.7 percent, with 95 percent of the estimated vote in. Keep in mind: With most votes now tabulated, Biden would need to win about two-thirds of the remainder to pull ahead.PENNSYLVANIAElectoral votes: 20Trump leads Biden, 54.3 percent to 44.3 percent, with 77 percent of the estimated vote in.Keep in mind: An analysis by The Times’s Upshot finds that the remaining vote appears to be overwhelmingly for Biden. Only 19 of 67 counties have reported absentee votes. The counties where the largest portion of the votes have yet to be counted include Philadelphia, the state’s most populous county, where Biden leads by 53 percentage points, and Bucks, the state’s fourth most populous, where Trump leads by 14 percentage points. Biden needs to win more than two-thirds of the remaining votes to win the state.WISCONSINElectoral votes: 10Biden leads Trump, 49.5 percent to 48.8 percent, with 97 percent of the estimated vote in.Keep in mind: Biden’s narrow lead is the mirror image of the Trump’s four years ago, and there are only a scattering of precincts remaining to be counted across the state. NORTH CAROLINA- Advertisement – Electoral votes: 16Trump leads Biden, 50.5 percent to 48.3 percent, with 92 percent of the estimated vote in.Keep in mind: Most of the votes yet to be counted are in DeKalb County and other counties in the suburbs of Atlanta that have been breaking heavily for Biden. The Georgia secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, said in a television interview that he expected the count to be done by the end of the day, and called a news conference for late Wednesday morningMICHIGANElectoral votes: 16Biden leads Trump, 49.3 percent to 49.1 percent, with 90 percent of the estimated vote in.Keep in mind: More than a quarter of the vote in Wayne County, a Democratic stronghold that includes Detroit, has yet to be counted, and Biden was closing the gap in Kent County, which includes Grand Rapids, with more than 10 percent of votes outstanding. NEVADA Electoral votes: 6Biden leads Trump, 49.3 percent to 48.7 percent, with 86 percent of the estimated vote in. Keep in mind: The critical votes still to be counted are mail ballots sent on or after Election Day and provisional ballots, which are expected to favor Biden. The secretary of state says the next update will come at around 12 p.m. Eastern time. Here is the state of play in seven battleground state as of 10:30 a.m. Eastern time on Wednesday.ARIZONAElectoral votes: 11Biden leads Trump, 51.0 percent to 47.6 percent, with 87 percent of the estimated vote in. To keep in mind: Counties with critical votes still to be counted include Maricopa County, which includes Phoenix and where Biden is ahead by about six points. Vote-counting is expected to finish today, though it could take longer.GEORGIA- Advertisement –center_img – Advertisement – – Advertisement –last_img read more

Brački varenik became the 26th Croatian product with a protected name in the European Union

first_imgPhoto: Ministry of Agriculture The process of protection of the name “Brački varenik” began in August 2017, when the Agricultural Cooperative Supetar submitted to the Ministry of Agriculture a request for the protection of a geographical indication called “Brački varenik”. “Brački varenik” is produced on the island of Brač, which administratively belongs to the Split-Dalmatia County, and is divided into eight units of local self-government: the City of Supetar and municipalities: Postira, Pučišća, Selca, Bol, Nerežišća, Milna and Sutivan. The Republic of Croatia now has 26 agricultural and food products whose name is registered in the European Union as a protected designation of origin or a protected geographical indication. Along with the name “Brački varenik” are registered: Krk prosciutto, Extra virgin olive oil Cres, Neretva mandarin, Ogulin sauerkraut / Ogulin sauerkraut, Baranja kulen, Lika potatoes, Istrian prosciutto / Istrian prosciutto, Drniš prosciutto, Dalmatian prosciutto, Poljički soparnik / Poljički zeljannik Krk olive oil, Korčula olive oil, Pag lamb, Šolta olive oil, Varaždin cabbage, Slavonian kulen / Slavonian kulin, Međimurje meat ‘from Tiblica, Slavonian honey, Lika lamb, Istria, Pag salt, Zagorje mills, Pag cheese and Bjelovarski kvar. You can see the product specification “Brački varenik” here.  “Brač varenik“Is a product used as a food supplement and is obtained by boiling the squeezed juice of fresh or dried grapes of indigenous grape varieties until its volume is reduced to approximately one third of the initial volume. It is a sweet and viscous liquid with a honey aroma, a mildly pronounced taste and aroma of grapes and a moderately pronounced taste of caramel. It is dark red to dark brown if it is made from black grape varieties, or dark yellow to light brown if it is made from a white grape variety. The European Commission announced in the Official Journal of the European Union on September 29, 2020 that “Brački varenik” received the European protected geographical indication, which entered it in the register protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications and protected throughout the European Union. It’s about 26. Croatian product whose name is registered in the EU, and the EU mark of a protected designation of origin or a protected geographical indication on the packaging guarantees the consumer the purchase of an authentic product.last_img read more