Lithuania

The cheese is named after the legendary Lithuanian giant, Džiugas.

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Lithuanian cheese Džiugas gets PGI status

By Jim Cornall

Lithuanian cheese Džiugas, produced by Žemaitijos Pienas, has received a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) from the European Commission.

In 2017, approval was given for Lithuanian dairy products to be exported to Algeria, Mexico and New Zealand.

Lithuanian dairy exports on the rise

By Jim Cornall

According to information from Lithuania’s State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS), the country’s dairy producers are successfully expanding the export of milk products.