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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
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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
Named after Metsovo

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

List of cheeses
List of smoked foods

References

[1] Archived 2012-11-03 at the Wayback Machine

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

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Smoked cheese

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Category Category: Smoked cheeses

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List of Greek Protected Designations of Origin cheeses
PDO

Anevato Arseniko Naxou Batzos Feta Formaela Graviera Galotyri Kalathaki Limnou Katiki Domokou Kasseri Kefalotyri Kefalograviera Krasotyri Kopanisti Mykonou Ladotyri Mytilinis Metsovone Manouri Pichtogalo San Michali Sfela Xynomizithra Xygalo

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See also

Greek dairy products companies Cuisine of Greece

Cuisine of Greece

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