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Animals and their feeding

The production steps

Guaranteed and controlled quality

Natural pastures, biodiversity and protected areas all make a positive contribution towards upholding the Savoie cheese-making tradition

Biodiversity, landscapes

The natural pastures represent an important source of biodiversity. For example, natural mountain pastures can contain 50 different plant species.

Through grazing and cutting, mountain agriculture contributes towards keeping the landscape open, which is a distinctive feature of Savoie.
Biodiversity is also called for in cheese dairies. The unpasteurised milk ensures that the lactic flora is highly diversified. Thus, 50g of cheese made from unpasteurised milk contains at least a billion bacteria.

Protected areas

Drawing on practices established centuries ago, Savoie livestock farmers and cheese makers contribute towards balanced management of natural resources, subscribing to an approach favouring sustainability.

The Savoie region contains a rich community of protected species.

There are more than 220,000ha of Alpine pastures, equating to 65% of the Savoie region.

A quarter of the region houses protected species: in national parks, natural reserves, listed sites, natura 2000

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Coloring pages to download


Learn more at school
A free educational kit on Cheeses of Savoy PDO-PGI, exists : pedagogical, playful and attractive, it is at your disposal!
To order it, simply download, fill and return the order form.

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3 ateliers pédagogiques à la carte pour les cycles 2 (CP-CE1) et les cycles 3 (CE2, CM1, CM2).

Pour les classes de Savoie et Haute-Savoie, 3 ateliers peuvent être réalisés en classe :
  • La fabrication des Fromages de Savoie
  • La ronde des sens
  • Les Fromages de Savoie : des acteurs durables du territoire
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