Queijo de Azeitão

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Azeitão cheese
Queijo de Azeitão.jpg
Other namesQueijo de Azeitão
Country of origin Portugal
TownAzeitão, Setúbal
Source of milkSheep
CertificationPDO

Queijo de Azeitão is a Portuguese cheese originating from the town of Azeitão, in the municipality of Setúbal. It is produced in Setúbal, Palmela and Sesimbra.

It has been granted PDO status in the European Union.

In 2014, Azeitão cheese was named one of the 50 best gastronomic products in the world by the Great Taste Awards.[1]

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  1. ^ "Azeitão cheese among the best products in the world". Boas Notícias. 10 November 2014. Retrieved 27 July 2016.