• PDO cheeses: the italian excellence
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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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Eventi

  • AFIDOP AND THE CONSORTIA PRESENT AT SIAL IN PARIS

    14 October 2022 SIAL, the Parisian exhibition dedicated to food, kicks off on Saturday 15 October. AFIDOP will be present at the fair (15 – 19 October 2022) with five Consortia that are ambassadors of Made in Italy: Asiago, Grana Padano, Gorgonzola, Mozzarella… Leggi tutto

Notizie

Oggi parliamo di : Pecorino Toscano PDO

If sheep farming has remote origins in Tuscany, the same could be said for cheese produced with goat’s milk. The Etruscans, for example, used vegetable rennet to produce huge cheeses that could feed a family for a long period. Today, Pecorino Toscano PDO embodies the flavours of thousands of years of Tuscan cheese making. […]

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About AFIDOP

formaggio AFIDOP
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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