Parmigiano Reggiano® Guidelines
and useful Trade Tips

how to properly label
Parmigiano Reggiano cheese in stores

These guidelines, drawn up by the Consorzio del Formaggio Parmigiano Reggiano, have the purpose of giving some brief and useful information about Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, its characteristics, and procedures at the point of sale. Therefore, the point of sale staff shall be able to give consumers correct answers and suitable product information.

Feel free to download the pdf version below


In this video we go trhough the various techniques and tools to crack a full wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese into smaller parts and wedges. Storing and packing tips are also included. Enjoy!


Are you curious to know who crafted the Parmigiano Reggiano wheel you have in store or that you’re tasting at home? Look at the dairy number engraved on the rind of the wheel and you can look it up on our DAIRY FINDER page