Why Real Parmesan Cheese Is So Expensive?

Lets know anout the king of cheeze  Parmigiano Reggiano or Parmesan

Traditionally made by Benedictine and Cistercian monks a thousand years ago, Parmigiano Reggiano or Parmesan is aged at least twelve months. Parmesan is known as the “King of Cheeses“.

There are only three ingredients in parmesan: cow milk, salt, and rennet. A total of 329 dairies worldwide are certified to produce parmesan cheese.

Aging is one of the main reasons for the rich flavor and granular texture of Parmigiano Reggiano, which is aged longer than ordinary cheeses. Its taste is fruity, nutty, and savory.

Parmesan cheese is a big business for Italy an average of 3.6 million wheels are produced each year and the industry is worth 2.2 billion euros making this cheese one of Italy’s biggest.

Italy has been struggling with fake products for years the problem is so big that the fakes have become an industry of their own that is estimated to be worth a hundred billion euros

You can eat to it with grated or flaked or use it with pasta, risotto, and soups. also goes well with fresh fruit like pears, apples, grapes, and strawberries, as well as dry fruits.

Some parmigiano reggiano dishes  – Pizzolo SORTINO, ITALY – Machas a la parmesana, CHILE – Toasted Ravioli, ST. LOUIS, USA – Fettuccine Alfredo, USA