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Piktogalo of Chania

Origin: GREECE

Is a soft unguent - like cheese with pure white colour and no outer skin. Its mass is without holes. It is made exclusively of non pasteurized sheep's milk or a mixture of sheep's and goat's milk.
Its chemical analysis is :
moisture of 65%,
fats in dry matter of 50%,
It is contained in tin boxes or nowadays in plastic boxes as well. Its manufacture is permitted only in the vicinity of the town of Chania in the island of Crete.
It is a DOC cheese since 1996 and its manufacture is safeguarded since 1988.

Protected Designation of Origin (PDO)