• PDO cheeses: the italian excellence
logo DOP

PDO Cheeses

PDO cheeses: the italian excellence

The Italian PDO cheeses are deeply rooted in history and in the everyday life of our country.

Their fame is strictly linked to the land in which they are born and we owe it to the hard work of our ancestors, who knew a unique and inimitable way to transform milk and how to maintain such a tradition. It is also thanks to them that today these cheeses triumph on the tables of restaurants and in families all over the world.
AFIDOP – The Association of ltalian PDO Cheeses – brings together the main consortia for the protection of Italian PDO cheeses.

Discover the PDO cheeses

Events

  • Anuga 2015

    8 October 2015 Dal 10 al 14 Ottobre 2015 Afidop l’Associazione dei formaggi DOP e IGP sarà presente alla fiera Anuga di Colonia assieme ai consorzi di Asiago, Caciocavallo Silano, Gorgonzola, Grana Padano, Mozzarella di Bufala Campana e Parmigiano Reggiano con uno Stand… Read more

News

Focus on: : Taleggio PDO

Taleggio is a cheese that has been around a very long time, since the 10th century. Documents dating back to 1200 refer to business transactions and exchanges involving this cheese, as well as others. It originates in Val Taleggio, which gives to the cheese its name, in the province of Bergamo. With its consumption […]

Read details

About AFIDOP

formaggio AFIDOP
AFIDOP - The Association of ltalian PDO Cheeses - brings together the main consortia for the protection of Italian PDO cheeses.
read more

IGP and DOP labels

IGP DOP logos
The acronym P.D.O. (Protected Designation of Origin) is affixed to some important traditional Italian cheeses.
read more