Rucava white butter

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Rucava white butter (Latvian: Rucavas baltais sviests) is a traditional cow's milk butter produced in Rucava, Latvia, since the early 20th century. The butter has Protected Designation of Origin classification in the European Union, which it received in 2018.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1213 of 28 August 2018 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications ('Rucavas baltais sviests' (PGI)) C/2018/5794". EUR-Lex. European Union. 5 September 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  2. ^ "No buts, it's Rucava butter!". Public Broadcasting of Latvia. LETA. 6 September 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Latvian butter receives European protection". Baltic News Network. 6 September 2018. Retrieved September 6, 2016.