Protected food name: West Country Farmhouse Cheddar cheese (PDO)

The specification for West Country Farmhouse Cheddar cheese, a protected food name product.



This document provides detail on a protected food name product from the UK, West Country Farmhouse Cheddar 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.

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