Quality and Value

Program for the Valorization of Cheese of Portugal's Center Region

Program for the Valorization of Cheese of Portugal’s Center Region

Quality and Value

The main goal of the Program for the Valorization of Cheese of Portugal’s Center Regions to contribute to the strengthening and valorization of this sector, encouraging and leveraging the market demand for Center Region PDO cheeses as recognized differentiated quality products.

The project includes innovative actions aimed at all actors in the industry, from milk producer to final consumer.

Eight cheeses with Protected Designation of Origin are produced in the Central region of Portugal: the Serra da Estrela cheese PDO, the Beira Baixa cheeses – i.e. Castelo Branco cheese, Queijo Amarelo and Queijo Picante – PDO, and the Rabaçal cheese PDO.

Discover the cheeses of the Portugal Center Region, in a unique virtual tour!

Visit the cheese dairies, learn about their traditions and delight yourself with the stories of the people who produce these cheeses with the greatest dedication.

Descubra os Queijos da Região Centro, numa viagem virtual única!

Visite as queijarias, conheça as suas tradições e delicie-se com as histórias das gentes que produzem estes queijos, com a maior dedicação.

The Program for the Valorization of the Center Region’s Cheese Sector integrates a diverse set of innovative actions aimed at all agents in the sector, in order to support and help minimize the bottlenecks that have been experienced in this value chain.

Learn more about all the activities here.

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