How Parmigiano Reggiano is crafted

The steps to craft Parmigiano Reggiano: starting with the grass and unique microflora the cows eat, to the careful and daily attention during the maturation that last at least 1 year.

Part 1 : The beginning of a 900 year old journey

The history of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese started almost 1,000 years ago!

Part 2: Parmigiano Reggiano is made in Italy

Today, Parmigiano Reggiano is still made exclusively in the same small, lovely area of Italy

Part 3: Traditional artisanal methods

The entire cheese-making process uses three simple ingredients and centuries-old artisanal methods.

Part 4: Every wheel is aged at least 12 months

Parmigiano Reggiano cheese must be aged 12 months before it is tested to ensure quality.

Part 5: Earning its markings is not easy

The cheese undergoes rigorous testing before being granted a DOP certificate

Part 6: Aging makes a definite difference

Aging contributes to the distinctive flavor, complex aromas, and nutritional value.

Part 7: Not just delicious, quite nutritious too

Delicious, easy to digest, with a host of nutritional benefits and zero additives or preservatives.

Part 8: Parmigiano Reggiano is a masterpiece

This cheese is considered an important icon of Italian culinary heritage and tradition.