Pecorino Sardo PDO

If it did not exist, it would be necessary to invent it

The history

Pecorino Sardo is one of the oldest cheeses in Sardinia and boasts a long history, dating back to the times of the Nuragic civilization

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The PDO

Pecorino Sardo awarded Denomination of Origin status in 1991, then granted Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status by the EU

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Mild and Mature

Pecorino Sardo is one of the oldest cheeses in Sardinia and boasts a long history, dating back to the times of the Nuragic civilization

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How to recognise it

Visual identification relies on three key elements!

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The Consortium

Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.

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The protection

For more than 20 years, the Consortium di Tutela has been overseeing the quality and marketing of Pecorino Sardo PDO in Italy and throughout the world

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The territory

In terms of size and population density, Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, but it’s also practically a mini-continent thanks to its remarkable variety of natural and human environments.

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The PDO cheese producers

The Consortium di Tutela brings together all of Sardinia's Pecorino Sardo PDO producers

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The cheese trails

To get to know the island and its most treasured gems, the Consortium has put together a journey of discovery: starting with the Pecorino Sardo PDO factories before continuing along the "cheese trails", taking in archaeological sites, centres of art and culture, museums, as well as local and traditional festivals.

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