São Jorge cheese

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
São Jorge
Queijo São Jorge inteiro.jpg
Country of origin Portugal
Source of milk Cows
Pasteurised No
Texture semi-hard
Certification PDO 1996

São Jorge cheese (Portuguese: queijo São Jorge) is a semi-hard to hard cheese from the Portuguese island of São Jorge, located in the Azores.


It is made from unpasteurised cow's milk, and the pâte has small eyes.

It has a Protected Geographical Status (PDO) certification.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ EU PDO Status - S.Jorge (accessed 30 May 2009)