Protected Designation of Origin, better known with the acronym PDO (DOP in Italian), is a mark of quality that protects European Agro-food products of excellent quality.

The Consortium for the Protection of Formaggio Piave was established in 2010 to protect the PDO (DOP in Italian) from misuse, counterfaiting and unfair competition.
Protocol and Regulations

In order for a cheese to be declared PDO (DOP n Italian), the producer must follow the strict production rules set forth in the production protocol.
Certified Production

All of the phases of the production process are fundamentally important in determining the peculiar characteristics of Piave cheese.