In the town of La Foz is celebrated on Sunday 20 de Enero the XXXIX Contest of Quesu d'Afuega'l Pitu.
There will be participation from eight cheese factories and it has an extensive program to celebrate it, which includes the VII Afuega'l Pitu Mountain Trail to the Monsacro, exhibition of handicrafts, selection of the best cheeses and auction of the same, in addition to delivering different distinctions.
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 elaborated mainly with Friesian cow pasteurized milk in the central-western area of Asturias. It occurs all year round, mainly in winter and spring.
PDO Photo Afuega'l Pitu