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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
 
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ± on 2017
Grana Padano V 173.917 184.964 183.235 185.873 190.353 190.558 +0,11%
Parmigiano Reggiano V 132.189 132.684 132.829 139.685 147.125 147.692 +0,39%
Gorgonzola V 50.107 53.322 54.015 54.974 56.793 58.192 +2,46%
Asiago V 22.002 21.458 21.660 21.070 20.778 20.808 +0,15%
Taleggio V 8.674 8.956 8.977 8.891 8.870 8.802 -0,76%
Provolone Valpadana V 5.878 5.330 4.720 5.290 5.920 6.159 +4,04%
Montasio V 6.054 6.896 6.712 5.970 5.788 6.449 +11,42%
Fontina V 4.495 (e) 4.075 (e) 4.031 (e) 3.718 (e) 3.536 (e) 4.272 +20,81%
Quartirolo Lombardo V 3.756 3.662 3.366 3.358 3.099 2.958 -4,55%
Piave 4 V 2.063 2.420 2.418 2.010 2.134 2.295 +7,54%
Squacquerone di Romagna V 919 1.515 1.551 1.509 1.696 1.480 -12,74%
Valtellina Casera V 1.200 1.340 1.344 1.389 1.353 1.382 +2,14%
Stelvio V 1.153 1.143 1.236 1.283 1.282 1.391 +8,50%
Toma Piemontese V 982 999 973 1.082 986 1.018 +3,20%
Monte Veronese V 717 (e) 816 (e) 851 (e) 830 (e) 800 (e) 1.050 +31,25%
Caciocavallo Silano V 583 670 791 781 783 859 +9,70%
Raschera V 751 776 749 745 681 794 +16,67%
Bra V 684 655 585 683 566 612 +8,16%
Casatella Trevigiana V 486 (e) 595 (e) 571 502 470 446 -5,11%
Puzzone di Moena V - - (e) 398 (e) 384 (e) 365 (e) 380 +4,36%
Salva Cremasco V 240 254 266 280 259 257 -0,87%
Castelmagno V 196 213 216 219 213 213 -0,18%
Ragusano 3 V 154 179 125 143 190 191 +0,47%
Formai de Mut V 60,8 56,0 56,7 61,7 62,3 57,6 -7,53%
Spressa delle Giudicarie V 34,9 (e) 51,6 (e) 53,6 (e) 53,0 (e) 30,0 (e) 59,0 +96,67%
Valle d'Aosta Fromadzo V 5,1 (e) 8,5 (e) 6,5 (e) 6,5 (e) 6,3 (e) 12,0 +90,48%
Provolone del Monaco V n.p. n.p. n.p. n.p. n.p. n.p. -
Bitto (10% C) M 226 240 250 244 245 254 +3,67%
Casciotta d'Urbino (70% P) M 227 219 156 175 184 169 -8,37%
Robiola di Roccaverano M 98,2 100 110 118 128 139 +8,52%
Murazzano (60% P) M 14,5 14,8 16,3 17,8 19,4 15,0 -22,68%
Total 417.866 433.611 432.269 441.345 454.714 458.964 +0,93%*
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ± on 2017
Mozzarella di bufala campana B 37.308 38.068 41.295 44.207 47.032 49.398 +5,03%
Total 37.308 38.068 41.295 44.207 47.032 49.398 +5,03%*
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ± on 2017
Pecorino Romano 1 P 24.778 24.117 30.168 35.632 27.856 34.161 +22,63%
Pecorino Toscano P 2.669 2.871 2.944 3.650 3.562 3.344 -6,12%
Pecorino Sardo P 1.783 1.720 1.414 1.500 1.625 1.800 +10,77%
Fiore Sardo 2 P 515 515 550 (e) 550 735 679 -7,62%
Pecorino Siciliano 3 P 24,4 33,0 40,0 50,0 66,6 61,0 -8,41%
Canestrato Pugliese P 0,8 n.p. n.p. n.p. n.p. n.p. -
Pecorino di Filiano P n.p. n.p. n.p. n.p. n.p. n.p. -
Total 29.770 29.256 35.116 41.382 33.845 40.045 +18,32%*
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 ± on 2017
Formaggella del Luinese C 4,3 6,1 7,8 10,5 10,0   -
Total 4 6 8 10 10   -
Last update: 2019-11-18
(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