Danish PGI cheeses

There are four Danish PGI cheeses.

Esrom - a Danish PGI cheese
Esrom - a Danish PGI cheese

Danablu, Esrom, Danbo and Havarti are the four Danish cheeses recognised for PGI.

The PGI mark means that Danablu, Esrom, Danbo and Havarti may only be produced in Denmark from Danish milk and at approved dairies that are regularly checked to ensure that they produce the cheeses precisely according to the specifications laid down.

  • Producers of Danablu: Arla Foods, Høgelund Dairy; Bornholm Cooperative Dairy / St. Clement; Mammen Dairies, Drøsbro Dairy.
  • Producers of Esrom: Thise Dairy; Arla Foods, Nr. Vium Dairy.
  • Producers of Danbo: Arla Foods, Taulov Dairy and Tistrup Dairy; Nørup Dairy; Mammen Dairy; Them Dairy; Thise Dairy / Dybbækdal Dairy; Asaa Dairy; Jernved Dairy.
  • Producers of Havarti: Arla Foods, Taulov Dairy and Nr. Vium Dairy; Nørup Dairy; Mammen Dairy; Grøndal Dairy; Them Dairy; Jernved Dairy; Bornholm Cooperative Dairy / St. Clement.

For further information on these producers, please refer to the list of Danish dairies »»

For further information about the products, please refer to the EU geographical indications register eAmbrosia (set Product category for 1.3. Cheeses and Country for Denmark).