Bitto storico – Slow food

by Marco P. Valli

Bitto Storico, or Heritage cheese of Bitto valley, is an alpine cheese made with raw milk and produced in only 12 locations on the Orobic Alps.

Bitto Storico cheese is produced exclusively in the summer months on the alp cattle consists of dairy cows (traditionally alpine brown race) and goats (native breed of orobica Valgerola) is conducted on the pastures in June and stayed there, conditions weather permitting, until the month of September.