The Certification

Campania Buffalo Mozzarella is a product with a Protected Designation of Origin because it comes from an area that for its geographical, historical and traditional characteristics, deserves to be preserved and protected. This task is carried out by the “Consorzio Mozzarella di Bufala Campana” to guarantee its authenticity, typicality and geographical origin as the Province of Salerno, Province of Caserta, some municipalities of the Province of Naples and Benevento, part of the Provinces of Rome, Latina and Frosinone, part of the Province of Foggia and the only municipality of Venafro in Molise as required by the Production Specification.

The Italian’s Buffalo Supply Chain is the most controlled in the world with more than 10,000 controls per year.

Campania Buffalo Mozzarella is the most important PDO brand in Central South Italy, the fourth in Italy for production and the third among Italian PDO cheeses.

All buffalo animals must be registered in the Herdbook of the Species Buffalo of the Italian Mediterranean Race.

The Protection Consortium is not only responsible for the control of all the phases of the production chain but also carries out a capillary control against imitations and counterfeits of Campania Buffalo Mozzarella PDO. Only the product put on sale with the full wording ” Campania Buffalo Mozzarella” is the original one, recognized PDO. Only dairies that pass the demanding certification process can be awarded the PDO mark. Subsequently, these companies are constantly monitored through analysis and controls to ensure compliance with the specification and the high-quality standards of the product put on the market.

The milk must come only from buffalo farms located in the certified area and the same area of processing, processing, processing and production of the “Campania Buffalo Mozzarella PDO”. With the Protected Designation of Origin is recognized those organoleptic and product characteristics of the typical cheese Campania Buffalo Mozzarella PDO, derived from precise environmental conditions and traditional processing methods only in specific production areas.

The Campania Buffalo Mozzarella PDO is made exclusively with fresh and whole buffalo milk.