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 2006 2011 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 ± % on
2020
± % on
2019
January 4.374 11.208 15.843 9.766 19.799 14.558 16.093 10.622 -34,0% -27,0%
February 9.043 9.765 12.850 13.353 11.151 17.216 18.033 10.536 -41,6% -38,8%
March 8.755 11.989 14.518 12.697 17.005 25.476 20.171 18.647 -7,6% -26,8%
April 13.606 7.788 16.473 11.962 11.411 14.670 14.336 15.767 +10,0% +7,5%
May 16.121 15.160 13.291 18.931 12.908 16.391 13.662 12.749 -6,7% -22,2%
June 14.384 16.538 14.020 15.438 11.388 15.404 18.991 13.299 -30,0% -13,7%
July 13.120 14.359 12.477 14.768 10.849 14.811 26.452 10.429 -60,6% -29,6%
August 12.227 19.728 11.728 10.744 10.491 10.306 20.641 12.751 -38,2% +23,7%
September 13.622 16.115 10.927 13.596 15.521 28.159 24.867 12.712 -48,9% -54,9%
October 14.722 14.526 11.872 16.506 17.775 28.831 27.098 15.737 -41,9% -45,4%
November 13.083 13.872 12.856 13.877 16.602 22.665 20.624
December 11.230 15.839 10.592 14.201 11.794 21.687 26.805
Jan-Oct 119.974 137.176 133.999 137.761 138.298 185.822 200.344 133.249
% y-o-y ¹ - +14,3% -2,3% +2,8% +0,4% +34,4% +7,8% -33,5%
Total Year 144.287 166.887 157.447 165.839 166.694 230.174 247.773
% y-o-y ¹ - +15,7% -5,7% +5,3% +0,5% +38,1% +7,6%
Last Update: 06-12-2021
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2011, 2016, 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 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Grana Padano Cheese Production 4.942.054 4.932.996 5.164.759 5.255.451 4.395.619
Retinato productions 165.839 166.694 230.174 247.773 133.249
% Retinato prod. on Grana Padano prod. 3,36% 3,38% 4,46% 4,71% 3,03%