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Italy: Grana Padano Cheese Production

Consorzio per la tutela del Formaggio Grana Padano This page provides, in a given period of time, data related to Italian production of Grana Padano cheese, a high quality P.D.O. product,
(organized by Provinces and by Regions).

Production figures are represented on the table and the two graphs on a yearly and monthly basis.

It is possible consult the monthly production of grated Grana Padano PDO and Retinato

N.B.:

Grana Padano is produced in a specific geographical area located in the northern Italy and in particular in some provinces like: Alessandria, Asti, Biella, Cuneo, Novara, Torino, Verbania, Vercelli, Bergamo, Brescia, Como, Cremona, Lecco, Lodi, Mantova, Milano, Monza, Pavia, Sondrio, Varese, Trento, Padova, Rovigo, Treviso, Venezia, Verona, Vicenza, Bologna, Ferrara, Forlì Cesena, Piacenza, Ravenna and Rimini, as well as the following districts of the Bolzano province: Ante-rive, Lauregno, Proves, Senale-S. Felice and Trodena.

Grana Padano is a P.D.O. product and its status is governed by European regulations (n. 2081/92 and n. 1107/96) that provide minimal standard procedures in the cheese processing , specific product properties and "quality seal" issued by "Consorzio per la tutela del Grana Padano" a governance entity in charge of quality requirements.

The production of Grana Padano accounts for 22% approx. of total milk output in Italy.

The price of Grana Padano is quoted weekly on different market places, such as Mantua, Cremona, Brescia, Milan...

International market reports that worldwide consumption of Grana Padano and Parmigiano Reggiano is remarkably expanding. (see export)

Clic here to download the GRANA PADANO policy document (Provvedimento 23-06-2012, GURI n. 153 del 4-07-2012)

Latteria Soresina Latteria Sociale Mantova Plac Ambrosi Sant Angiolina CONSORZIO LATTERIE VIRGILIO
Agri Piacenza Latte Zanetti Bresciangrana Latterie Vicentine Latte Busche Albiero
Month 2009 2014 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 ± % on
2023
± % on
2022
January 396.216 442.836 468.126 488.991 499.542 488.948 505.073 518.660 +2,7% +6,1%
February 382.400 424.681 446.582 480.152 471.628 457.697 479.002
March 437.691 486.481 504.197 526.982 535.033 512.654 546.755
April 422.874 476.647 496.110 511.132 516.438 498.749 529.305
May 411.792 469.681 493.998 505.352 506.314 485.284 519.452
June 376.333 426.387 442.645 457.311 440.816 432.963 467.324
July 341.872 384.725 365.416 388.776 367.662 359.778 384.679
August 297.247 352.623 364.920 352.235 364.593 367.682 373.123
September 242.439 304.088 334.364 308.318 323.613 330.027 334.349
October 264.384 325.273 389.448 373.755 369.980 381.119 392.620
November 294.923 337.543 391.618 382.334 376.905 401.090 418.910
December 359.749 409.054 467.335 480.113 461.919 496.112 505.908
Jan 396.216 442.836 468.126 488.991 499.542 488.948 505.073 518.660
% y-o-y ¹ +9,1% +11,8% +5,7% +4,5% +2,2% -2,1% +3,3% +2,7%
Total Year 4.227.920 4.840.019 5.164.759 5.255.451 5.234.443 5.212.103 5.456.500
% y-o-y ¹ +1,9% +14,5% +6,7% +1,8% -0,4% -0,4% +4,7%
Last Update: 01-02-2024
NOTE: December 2019 figures don't include the 21.946 cheese wheels ruined in the fire of October 24, 2019.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2009, 2014, 2019, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
Source: Consorzio per la tutela del Grana Padano
 
Min Production in the last 5 years
 
Max Production in the last 5 years
   
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