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Pecorino Siciliano PDO

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oldest cheese Pecorino Siciliano PDO

The oldest in Europe

  The Pecorino Siciliano PDO is the most ancient cheese in Europe.
Protected since 1955, becomes Protected Denomination of Origin (PDO) in 1996.

 Slightly spicy flavor and enchanting scent, its taste is characteristic, the aroma is intense.

 The Sicilian Pecorino u picurinu is exclusively obtained from whole sheep's milk within sicilian territory.
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excellence Pecorino Siciliano PDO


Other sheep's cheeses are no longer manufactured using traditional methods.
The Pecorino Siciliano PDO is obtained from whole free grazing sheep's milk ...

consortium Pecorino Siciliano PDO


It's purpose is the safeguard of the protected designation of origin of the Pecorino Siciliano PDO.
It brings together breeders, producers and seasoners who are part of the supply chain ...

mark Pecorino Siciliano PDO


Given only to products strictly linked to the places of origin.
It recognizes as fundamental the raw sheep's milk, the free grazing alimentation of the animals and the seasonality ...

members Pecorino Siciliano PDO


21 member are involved in the production, breeding activities, cheese making and seasoning activities. Only with the care of all members the consortium can preserve a cheese able to represent the historic and cultural heritage of Sicily and whole Italy ...

history Pecorino Siciliano PDO


Told in the history books, the Pecorino Siciliano PDO is likely the oldest cheese in Europe.
Dai cicloipi agli antichi romani, รจ giunto ai giorni nostri ...

regulation Pecorino Siciliano PDO


It collects all the operating instructions that manufacturers must be comply with.
But it is much more than just a document. It preserves and protects all traditions of the ancient Sicilian cheese makers ...

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