Retinato is a cheese which did not meet the quality standard to become Grana Padano PDO and, even if it is a good product, should be sold as 'Italian hard cheese' and not as Grana Padano PDO nor labeled Grana Padano Retinato.

Month 2007 2012 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 ± % on
2021
± % on
2020
January 9.772 15.644 9.766 19.799 14.558 16.093 10.622 10.808 +1,8% -32,8%
February 9.515 16.766 13.353 11.151 17.216 18.033 10.536 14.646 +39,0% -18,8%
March 9.833 21.062 12.697 17.005 25.476 20.171 18.647 9.393 -49,6% -53,4%
April 7.730 18.636 11.962 11.411 14.670 14.336 15.767 6.436 -59,2% -55,1%
May 9.625 19.577 18.931 12.908 16.391 13.662 12.749 9.226 -27,6% -32,5%
June 7.907 12.038 15.438 11.388 15.404 18.991 13.299 7.769 -41,6% -59,1%
July 6.275 13.745 14.768 10.849 14.811 26.452 10.429 7.197 -31,0% -72,8%
August 7.562 11.835 10.744 10.491 10.306 20.641 12.751
September 7.891 14.475 13.596 15.521 28.159 24.867 12.712
October 10.452 15.381 16.506 17.775 28.831 27.098 15.737
November 8.751 16.122 13.877 16.602 22.665 20.624 15.883
December 9.297 12.629 14.201 11.794 21.687 26.805 16.480
Jan-Jul 60.657 117.468 96.915 94.511 118.526 127.738 92.049 65.475
% y-o-y ¹ - +93,7% -17,5% -2,5% +25,4% +7,8% -27,9% -28,9%
Total Year 104.610 187.910 165.839 166.694 230.174 247.773 165.612
% y-o-y ¹ - +79,6% -11,7% +0,5% +38,1% +7,6% -33,2%
Last Update: 04-08-2022
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2012, 2017, 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
% Retinato productions on Total Grana Padano Cheese Production
Month 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Grana Padano Cheese Production 4.932.996 5.164.759 5.255.451 5.234.443 3.236.073
Retinato productions 166.694 230.174 247.773 165.612 65.475
% Retinato prod. on Grana Padano prod. 3,38% 4,46% 4,71% 3,16% 2,02%