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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 2006 2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 ± % on
2020
± % on
2019
January 265.348 270.512 297.493 307.641 326.946 320.858 335.804 348.035 +3,6% +8,5%
February 248.582 253.481 288.521 289.230 302.362 300.897 326.163 325.301 -0,3% +8,1%
March 278.509 288.611 312.756 328.991 337.991 340.210 354.866 368.061 +3,7% +8,2%
April 270.610 283.312 303.498 320.158 329.333 330.507 341.756 357.349 +4,6% +8,1%
May 275.134 286.697 302.761 322.965 330.436 334.267 347.704 365.119 +5,0% +9,2%
June 258.827 268.016 281.821 297.888 304.229 309.360 327.151 339.667 +3,8% +9,8%
July 252.615 268.805 280.040 300.477 304.689 301.983 326.865 339.020 +3,7% +12,3%
August 250.703 260.476 279.184 289.158 288.815 298.590 311.966 329.571 +5,6% +10,4%
September 239.498 248.124 266.618 285.738 281.548 289.720 303.711 319.961 +5,4% +10,4%
October 248.891 263.565 281.318 299.643 294.611 303.115 316.713
November 243.807 260.230 278.414 295.164 290.008 301.106 311.721
December 257.208 280.086 297.441 313.521 308.733 323.580 333.403
Jan-Sep 2.339.826 2.428.034 2.612.692 2.742.246 2.806.349 2.826.392 2.975.986 3.092.084
% y-o-y ¹ +7,2% +3,8% +7,6% +5,0% +2,3% +0,7% +5,3% +3,9%
Total Year 3.089.732 3.231.915 3.469.865 3.650.574 3.699.701 3.754.193 3.937.823
% y-o-y ¹ +7,4% +4,6% +7,4% +5,2% +1,3% +1,5% +4,9%
Last Update: 13-10-2021
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2006, 2011, 2016, 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