Some products produced by ITA members bear the exclusive, international label “Authentic Trappist Product” (ATP). The most famous are the different Trappist® beers. But other products can also qualify for the label, from bread to cheese, liqueurs, and religious artifacts.
Three ATP guidelines
To be able to use the label on one of its Trappist® products, the abbey submitting an application to the AIT must meet these three strict criteria:
The following products carry the “Authentic Trappist Product” label".
Once the application has been made, what next?
Having submitted its application, and once the product has been on sale for some months, an abbey will follow this procedure:
A license lasting five years
The ATP license is valid for five years and is issued either for a single product or for a category of products. The label not only certifies the Trappist origin of the product; it also provides consumers with a guarantee that the products sold correspond to the values and standards of quality proper to a living Trappist community.