Metsovone

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Metsovone
Μετσοβόνε 6304.jpg
Country of originGreece
TownMetsovo
Source of milkCows, goats, sheep
PasteurisedTraditionally not but commercially
TextureSemi-hard
Fat content25.9%
Protein content26.8%
Aging time>3 months
CertificationPDO EU
Named afterMetsovo

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. ^ "European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - COMMISSION APPROVES THE REGISTRATION OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD PRODUCTS". europa.eu.