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Production volumes of the Italian PDO Cheeses

LOGO UE DOP This page provides the table and related chart of the Italian PDO cheeses production.
You may notice that the list indicates a large number of PDO cheeses .

This is mainly due to the following reasons:
  • The various PDO cheese types have different fine tastes thus allowing the preparation of a large number of regional delicatessen;
  • The PDO cheeses have various regional origins thus giving to each cheese product a specific link with its production area;
  • The ability to put in place various processing techniques (from milk into different types of cheese) always aiming at a high quality level of the cheese product.
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  Production's volumes of the Italian PDO cheeses
Tons
 
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 ± on 2019
Grana Padano V 183.235 185.873 190.353 190.558 199.292 203.606 +2,16%
Parmigiano Reggiano V 132.829 139.685 147.125 147.692 149.857 157.482 +5,09%
Gorgonzola V 54.015 54.974 56.793 58.192 60.309 61.205 +1,49%
Asiago V 21.660 21.070 20.778 20.808 20.682 23.065 +11,52%
Taleggio V 8.977 8.891 8.870 8.802 8.806 8.369 -4,96%
Provolone Valpadana V 4.720 5.290 5.920 6.159 6.660 7.350 +10,36%
Montasio V 6.712 5.970 5.788 6.449 6.104 6.757 +10,70%
Fontina V (e) 4.031 (e) 3.718 (e) 3.536 (e) 4.272 4.006 4.000 -0,15%
Quartirolo Lombardo V 3.366 3.358 3.099 2.958 2.911 3.026 +3,95%
Piave 4 V 2.418 2.010 2.134 2.295 1.851 2.430 +31,28%
Valtellina Casera V 1.344 1.389 1.353 1.382 1.586 1.703 +7,38%
Squacquerone di Romagna V 1.551 1.509 1.696 1.480 1.475 1.932 +30,98%
Stelvio V 1.236 1.283 1.282 1.391 1.357 1.252 -7,74%
Toma Piemontese V 973 1.082 986 1.018 1.042 920 -11,72%
Caciocavallo Silano V 791 781 783 859 932 1.246 +33,69%
Monte Veronese V (e) 851 (e) 830 (e) 800 (e) 859 857 937 +9,33%
Raschera V 749 745 681 794 702 597 -15,05%
Bra V 585 683 566 612 626 535 -14,53%
Casatella Trevigiana V (e) 571 502 470 446 405 455 +12,35%
Puzzone di Moena V (e) 398 (e) 384 (e) 365 (e) 380 385 360 -6,49%
Salva Cremasco V 266 280 259 257 241 224 -7,05%
Castelmagno V 216 219 213 213 214 169 -20,93%
Ragusano 3 V 125 143 190 191 175 210 +20,00%
Formai de Mut V 56,7 61,7 62,3 57,6 61,0 58,0 -4,87%
Spressa delle Giudicarie V (e) 53,6 (e) 53,0 (e) 30,0 (e) 59,0 43,0 18,0 -58,14%
Ossolano V n.p. n.p. n.p. 0,0 12,2 14,1 +16,30%
Valle d'Aosta Fromadzo V (e) 6,5 (e) 6,5 (e) 6,3 (e) 12,0 12,0 12,0 0,00%
Nostrano Valtrompia V 10,5 14,0 14,7 11,6 8,6 n.p. -
Bitto (10% C) M 250 244 245 254 226 210 -7,08%
Robiola di Roccaverano M 110 118 128 139 148 151 +2,04%
Casciotta d'Urbino (70% P) M 156 175 184 169 121 124 +2,48%
Murazzano (60% P) M 16,3 17,8 19,4 15,0 12,8 14,8 +15,58%
Total 432.279 441.359 454.729 458.785 471.120 488.432 +3,68%*
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 ± on 2019
Mozzarella di bufala campana B 41.295 44.207 47.032 49.398 50.176 50.677 +1,00%
Total 41.295 44.207 47.032 49.398 50.176 50.677 +1,00%*
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 ± on 2019
Pecorino Romano 1 P 30.168 35.632 27.856 34.183 26.939 30.909 +14,74%
Pecorino Toscano P 2.944 3.650 3.562 3.344 3.205 3.533 +10,23%
Pecorino Sardo P 1.414 1.500 1.625 1.800 2.000 2.181 +9,05%
Fiore Sardo 2 P 550 (e) 550 735 679 981 n.p. -
Pecorino Siciliano 3 P 40,0 50,0 66,6 61,0 87,0 38,0 -56,32%
Total 35.116 41.382 33.845 40.067 33.212 36.661 +13,74%*
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 ± on 2019
Formaggella del Luinese C 7,8 10,5 10,0 13,0 10,0 n.p. -
Total 8 10 10 13 10   -
Last update: 2021-06-15
(e): estimated value
(p): partial value
* change from the same products of previous year
1 Cheese production season (from October to July)
2 Cheese production season (from November to May)
3 Cheese production season (from November to December)
4 Since 21st May 2010, the Italian Piave cheese has received the Protected Designations of Origin (P.D.O.) status; production on 2010 refer to the period from June to December 2010.

V: cow's milk;   P: sheep milk;   B: cow buffalo's milk;   C: goat milk;   M: mixed milk
Source: Consorzi Tutela, CORFILAC Ragusa, ISMECERT, Bioagricoop Bologna, Lattebusche, Mila, CSQA Thiene