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Italy: Monte Veronese Cheese Production

This page provides, in a given period of time, with the data related to Italian production of Monte Veronese cheese.

Production figures are represented, in the given period, on the table and the graph here below.
N.B.:

The Monte Veronese is a P.D.O. cheese, produced in a specific geographical area in the north of Verona between Lessinia and Baldo mountains (Garda Lake).

The Monte Veronese is produced in three different types:
  • Fresh Monte Veronese P.D.O. Semi-cooked cheese, produced exclusively with whole cow milk, raw or pasteurised. The ripe ranges from 25 to 60 days, the weight from 7 to 10 kg.
  • Medium Monte Veronese P.D.O. (d'allevo mezzano)
    Semi-cooked cheese, produced exclusively with semi skimmed cow milk. The ripe ranges from 3 to 6 months, the weight from 6 to 9 kg.
  • Aged Monte Veronese P.D.O. (d'allevo vecchio)
    Semi-cooked cheese, produced exclusively with semi skimmed cow milk. The minimum ripe is approx. one year. The weight ranges from 6 to 9 kg.
The Monte Veronese is quoted weekly by the Verona Chamber of Commerce.
Production of Monte Veronese
Number of wheels  
Month 2002 2007 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 ± % on
2016
± % on
2015
January 3.668 4.972 6.016 6.621 7.145 7.524 7.096 7.833 +10,4% +4,1%
February 3.721 5.084 6.589 5.193 6.978 7.695 7.244 7.811 +7,8% +1,5%
March 4.737 5.169 6.835 6.777 7.733 8.944 9.064 9.203 +1,5% +2,9%
April 4.046 4.973 6.188 7.223 7.291 10.051 9.801 8.543 -12,8% -15,0%
May 3.975 4.656 6.548 6.966 7.304 8.239 9.139 7.962 -12,9% -3,4%
June 4.396 4.948 6.413 5.971 7.444 9.074 8.031 6.979 -13,1% -23,1%
July 4.159 4.290 6.018 5.839 8.763 7.859 8.202 7.601 -7,3% -3,3%
August 4.054 5.269 5.895 5.182 9.007 7.829 6.991 7.154 +2,3% -8,6%
September 4.029 5.475 6.987 5.560 8.367 10.182 5.350 7.248 +35,5% -28,8%
October 4.470 6.570 7.993 6.844 9.182 10.963 7.559 8.441 +11,7% -23,0%
November 5.396 5.257 6.348 7.042 10.197 7.995 6.444 8.944 +38,8% +11,9%
December 6.134 5.378 6.040 6.795 8.880 8.541 9.091 9.919 +9,1% +16,1%
Total Year 52.785 62.041 77.870 76.013 98.291 104.896 94.012 97.638
% previous -5,5% +3,0% +4,5% -2,4% +29,3% +6,7% -10,4% +3,9%
Last Update: 05-02-2018
1) change from the same period of previous year
**: Adjusted for months of 30 days (Ex. The calculation of the production change of June compared to May is obtained by considering [June production] compared to [May production : 31 x 30])
Source: CSQA