In the town of La Foz is celebrated on Sunday 20 de Enero the XXXIX Quesu d'Afuega'l Pitu Contest.
There will be participation from eight cheese factories and it has an extensive program to celebrate it, which includes the VII Mountain Trail Afuega'l Pitu Subida al Monsacro, a handicraft exhibition, choice of the best cheeses and their auction, as well as various awards.
This cheese from the year 2004 enjoys the Protected Designation of Origin.
The Afuega'l Pitu is unique, It is named in Asturian and does not support an exact translation or a clear etymology. It is made mainly with pasteurized Friesian cow's milk in the central-western area of Asturias. It is produced all year round, mainly in winter and spring.
Photo PDO Afuega'l Pitu