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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 2004 2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 ± % on
2018
± % on
2017
January 4.902 7.339 7.145 7.524 7.096 7.833 8.131 8.775 +7,9% +12,0%
February 4.614 6.022 6.978 7.695 7.244 7.811 7.036 7.665 +8,9% -1,9%
March 4.771 6.448 7.733 8.944 9.064 9.203 8.216 9.202 +12,0% -0,0%
April 5.697 5.766 7.291 10.051 9.801 8.543 8.118 9.390 +15,7% +9,9%
May 5.116 5.490 7.304 8.239 9.139 7.962 7.684 9.102 +18,5% +14,3%
June 4.813 5.202 7.444 9.074 8.031 6.979 7.279 8.212 +12,8% +17,7%
July 4.048 5.919 8.763 7.859 8.202 7.601 6.931 7.468 +7,7% -1,7%
August 3.193 6.128 9.007 7.829 6.991 7.154 7.779 8.524 +9,6% +19,2%
September 3.421 5.957 8.367 10.182 5.350 7.248 7.280
October 4.563 5.997 9.182 10.963 7.559 8.441 9.306
November 5.031 7.738 10.197 7.995 6.444 8.944 7.015
December 5.231 6.057 8.880 8.541 9.091 9.919 7.694
Jan-Aug 37.154 48.314 61.665 67.215 65.568 63.086 61.174 68.338
% y-o-y ¹ - +30,0% +27,6% +9,0% -2,5% -3,8% -3,0% +11,7%
Total Year 55.400 74.063 98.291 104.896 94.012 97.638 92.469
% y-o-y ¹ - +33,7% +32,7% +6,7% -10,4% +3,9% -5,3%
Last Update: 15-11-2019
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2009, 2014, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
**: 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
  = Min Production in the last 5 years
  = Max Production in the last 5 years