Parmigiano Reggiano in Figures

3.297.723 number of wheels produced in 2014 (3.279.156 ln 2013)
12 months minimum aging process
24 months average aging of the wheels
14 liters milk to make 1kg of cheese
550 liters
milk to make one wheel
40 kg weight of a wheel
3.348 producers of milk (3.439 in 2013)
245.000 cows
15% italian milk production
363 numbers of dairies (374 in 2013)
1.020 million euro rating business to production
2.028 million euro rating business to consumption
50.000 employees

34%

export volume/total production

data updated to 2014