- Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
- Part of:
- Protected food name scheme: UK applications being considered and Protected food name scheme: UK registered products
- 7 August 2007
The specification for Buxton Blue cheese, a protected food name product.
This document provides detail on a protected food name product from the UK, Buxton Blue cheese, which has been given Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status.
The EU protected food name scheme covers regional and traditional foods whose authenticity and origin can be guaranteed.
An updated specification for this product is undergoing national consultation and review.
To get a product protected under PDO, it must be produced, processed and prepared in one area and have distinct characteristics from this area.
Published: 7 August 2007