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 2009 2014 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 ± % on
2023
± % on
2022
January 13.273 14.135 14.558 16.093 10.622 10.808 15.397 14.136 -8,2% +30,8%
February 10.222 14.467 17.216 18.033 10.536 14.646 13.029 17.615 +35,2% +20,3%
March 11.130 12.723 25.476 20.171 18.647 9.393 9.547 11.047 +15,7% +17,6%
April 8.760 15.871 14.670 14.336 15.767 6.436 9.769
May 8.884 12.743 16.391 13.662 12.749 9.226 14.903
June 13.695 12.887 15.404 18.991 13.299 7.769 7.836
July 11.818 11.024 14.811 26.452 10.429 7.197 16.298
August 12.881 12.876 10.306 20.641 12.751 7.261 14.264
September 19.254 15.448 28.159 24.867 12.712 7.268 10.994
October 17.956 13.664 28.831 27.098 15.737 9.458 10.620
November 20.192 12.089 22.665 20.624 15.883 12.326 9.737
December 14.960 11.972 21.687 26.805 16.480 8.080 12.665
Jan-Mar 34.625 41.325 57.250 54.297 39.805 34.847 37.973 42.798
% y-o-y ¹ -54,0% +19,4% +38,5% -5,2% -26,7% -12,5% +9,0% +12,7%
Total Year 163.025 159.899 230.174 247.773 165.612 109.868 145.059
% y-o-y ¹ -16,1% -1,9% +43,9% +7,6% -33,2% -33,7% +32,0%
Last Update: 05-04-2024
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
% Retinato productions on Total Grana Padano Cheese Production
Month 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Grana Padano Cheese Production 5.255.451 5.234.443 5.212.103 5.456.500 1.587.747
Retinato productions 247.773 165.612 109.868 145.059 42.798
% Retinato prod. on Grana Padano prod. 4,71% 3,16% 2,11% 2,66% 2,70%