• PDO cheeses: the italian excellence
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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.

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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: : Fontina PDO

In antique documents concerning Aosta Valley the name Fontina is often seen. In the mid Fontina 1200s there was mention of the “de Funtina” family which a century later became “de Fontines”. There is a wealth of documentation on the use of the name Fontina to indicate place names: meadows, lands, villages… Slowly leafing […]

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About AFIDOP

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AFIDOP - The Association of ltalian PDO Cheeses - brings together the main consortia for the protection of Italian PDO cheeses.
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IGP and DOP labels

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