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Country of origin Greece
Town Metsovo
Source of milk Cows, goats, sheep
Pasteurised Traditionally not but commercially
Texture Semi-hard
Fat content 25.9%
Protein content 26.8%
Aging time >3 months
Certification PDO EU

Metsovone (Greek: Μετσοβόνε) is a semi-hard smoked pasta filata cheese produced in the region of Metsovo (Epirus, Greece).[1] Metsovone has been a European protected designation of origin since 1996.[2]

Metsovone is manufactured from cow’s milk or a mixture of cow and sheep or goat milk.

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  2. ^ Europa - Press Releases - Press Release - Commission Approves The Registration Of Agricultural And Food Products