QUESOS EL PASTOR, GOLDEN CINCHO 2016
Hijos de Salvador Rodríguez, SA achieves maximum recognition in the 2016 CINCHO AWARDS international contest, for its Old Sheep Cheese El Pastor.
This edition of the Cincho Awards has been a successful participation, with an increase of 29% compared to the last one held, being the 9th National Edition and the 3rd International. A jury made up of 48 professionals tasted 1.088 samples of cheeses from 13 countries, which competed for these awards given by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of the Junta de Castilla y León.
At the awards ceremony, held on October 7, 2016, at the Teatro Principal in Palencia, the award was presented to Marco Rodríguez González, general director of Hijos de Salvador Rodríguez SA, by HE. Mrs. Milagros Marcos Ortega (Minister of Agriculture of the Junta de Castilla y León), Mrs. Ángeles Amisén Predejón (President of the Provincial Council of Palencia), Mr. Carlos Alfonso Polanco Rebolleda (Mayor of Palencia) and Mr. José Luis Galván Romo (Director of the Cincho Awards 2016).
Marco Rodríguez, general director of Hijos de Salvador Rodríguez SA collecting the Cincho de Oro.
The act was also attended by two of the founders of the cheese industry, the brothers Salvador and Domingo Rodríguez, who have been personally congratulated by the President of the Junta de Castilla y León. Mr. D. Juan Vicente Herrera.
Domingo and Salvador Rodríguez, two of the founders of Hijos de Salvador Rodríguez SA, along with Juan José Lucas, president of the Junta de Castilla y León.
OLD SHEEP CHEESE EL PASTOR, awarded with the CINCHO DE ORO 2016, is a strong cheese, made with raw sheep's milk, of hard consistency and with a minimum maturation of 12 months. It is a "culinary whim" for lovers of good cheese.