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Location address: France, Midi-Pyrénées, Roquefort-sur-Soulzon
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Roquefort-sur-Soulzon (Occitan: Ròcafòrt) is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.
Roquefort-sur-Soulzon is located on the Causse du Larzac and is famous for its ewe’‘s milk Roquefort cheese. Much of the activity in the commune is centred around the production and distribution of the cheese.
In 1411, the French crown granted a patent declaring that only the cheese of Roquefort-sur-Soulzon could be called Roquefort cheese. Thi svilalg eis located near the Combalou Plateau. Caves run under the village. These caves trap the heat & humidity. It is in these caves that the cheese was produced.