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Italy: Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese Production


This page provides, in a given period of time, the data related to Italian production of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, a P.D.O. high quality product.

N.B.:

The Parmigiano Reggiano is strictly linked to a specific geographical area.

Milk production and its process into cheese takes place in the provinces of Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena, Bologna (on the left side of Reno river) and Mantua (on the right side of Po River). This cheese is produced according to the standards established by "Consorzio di tutela del Parmigiano Reggiano" : Parmigiano-Reggiano wheel bears a seal on the rind, the month and year of production, related cheese factory ...
The production of Parmigiano Reggiano accounts for 18% approx. of milk output in Italy.

The price of Parmigiano Reggiano is quoted weekly on different markets, for example Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena, Mantua, Milan...

The international market registers an increase in the consumption of Parmigiano Reggiano and Grana Padano worldwide (see export)

Parmigiano Reggiano Latteria Mogliese
Month 2007 2012 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 ± % on
2021
± % on
2020
January 267.400 291.018 307.641 326.946 320.858 335.804 348.035 354.389 +1,8% +5,5%
February 248.518 276.949 289.230 302.362 300.897 326.163 325.301 330.513 +1,6% +1,3%
March 280.223 306.533 328.991 337.991 340.210 354.866 368.061 369.827 +0,5% +4,2%
April 272.874 298.447 320.158 329.333 330.507 341.756 357.349 357.864 +0,1% +4,7%
May 273.105 301.044 322.965 330.436 334.267 347.704 365.119 362.748 -0,6% +4,3%
June 254.765 273.366 297.888 304.229 309.360 327.151 339.667 336.357 -1,0% +2,8%
July 256.152 265.199 300.477 304.689 301.983 326.865 339.020 331.251 -2,3% +1,3%
August 249.998 253.024 289.158 288.815 298.590 311.966 329.571 320.684 -2,7% +2,8%
September 236.211 249.660 285.738 281.548 289.720 303.711 319.961 303.217 -5,2% -0,2%
October 245.950 260.088 299.643 294.611 303.115 316.713 330.638 312.423 -5,5% -1,4%
November 239.576 257.861 295.164 290.008 301.106 311.721 325.636
December 255.833 274.032 313.521 308.733 323.580 333.403 342.786
Jan-Oct 2.585.196 2.775.328 3.041.889 3.100.960 3.129.507 3.292.699 3.422.722 3.379.273
% y-o-y ¹ +5,2% +7,4% +9,6% +1,9% +0,9% +5,2% +3,9% -1,3%
Total Year 3.080.605 3.307.221 3.650.574 3.699.701 3.754.193 3.937.823 4.091.144
% y-o-y ¹ +4,9% +7,4% +10,4% +1,3% +1,5% +4,9% +3,9%
Last Update: 11-11-2022
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2007, 2012, 2017, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
Source: Consorzio per la Tutela del Parmigiano Reggiano
  = Min Production in the last 5 years
  = Max Production in the last 5 years