Parmesan Producers Fight Fakes With Microtransponders

Italy’s renowned parmigiano reggiano, favoured for finishing off bowls of pasta and rocket salads, is one of the most counterfeited cheeses in the world. Now its manufacturers have found a new way to hit back against the lookalikes: by adding microchips.

World Cheese Awards 2022: Parmigiano Reggiano is the World’s Most Awarded Cheese for a Consecutive Year

November 14, 2022 Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium

Parmigiano Reggiano won 93 medals and reconfirmed itself as the most awarded cheese on the globe at the World Cheese Awards, the world’s leading international cheese competition held this year in Newport, Wales. The international jury, composed of 250 experts from more than 30 countries, awarded Parmigiano Reggiano two Super Gold medals, one to Latteria Sociale Centro Rubbianino (RE) and another to Caseificio di Gavasseto e Roncadella (RE). 

Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium Reveals Design Challenge Winners

The Parmigiano Reggiano Design Challenge 2022 is a competition inviting professional designers and design students to submit products at the intersection of food and design. This is the second year that the Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium presented this event with the support of iconic Italian design brand Alessi Inc., and in collaboration with Kartell as the hosting partner for the Awards Party.

Parmigiano Reggiano: 2021 Sales Up 8.2% Compared to the Pre-Pandemic Period. Consumer Turnover of Over 2.7 Billion Euros.

February 22, 2022 Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium

Parmigiano Reggiano ends 2021 with positive results in terms of sales and prices. Consumer turnover hits an all-time high with 2.7 billion euros compared to 2.35 billion in 2020; the value generated at production is also the highest ever with 1.71 billion euros compared to 1.52 billion in 2020.

Stella Cheese Goes Back to Italian Roots, Launches Import Collection

January 12, 2022 Saputo Dairy USA

With its 100th year on the horizon, Stella® Cheese is reflecting upon what made it the star of Italian cheese in the first place: its full-flavored, traditional recipes. To prepare for its milestone birthday, the brand is going back to its roots to reintroduce two beloved classics that have stood the test of time: PDO-certified Parmigiano Reggiano and Grana Padano cheeses imported from northern Italy.