DOP cheeses: their success is due to the land they come from, and to the hard work and wisdom of our ancestors, able to transform milk in a unique and inimitable way.
Have you ever heard about DOP food? What does dop mean? The acronym stands for Denominazione di Origine Protetta (Protected Designation of Origin), is a trademark of the European Union and indicate a food product with unique quality characteristics.
D.O.P cheeses are synonym of the highest quality. These gourmet cheeses originate from specific geographic areas, and their characteristics essentially or exclusively depend on a specific geographical environment, including natural and human factors, and are therefore produced and processed exclusively in that defined area.
48 Italian DOP cheeses make the Mediterranean peninsula the leading producer of DOP cheeses, followed by France, with 45 products.
Find out the peculiarities of some of these special cheeses and enjoy!