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Protected food name: Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese (PGI)

The specification for Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese, a protected food name product.

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This document provides detail on a protected food name product from the UK, Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese, which has been given Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status.

The EU protected food name scheme covers regional and traditional foods whose authenticity and origin can be guaranteed.

The EU will only give a product the PGI mark if they decide it has a reputation, characteristics or qualities that are a result of the area it’s associated with.

Published 7 August 2007