Parmesan cheese – its history so majestically Italian

Its name, in fact, is Parmigiano Reggiano which means “from the cities of Parma and Reggio Emilia”. A wheel of parmesan cheese takes at least one year to age and 131 gallons of milk. An average of 3.6 million wheels are produced each year and the industry is worth an estimated $2.5 billion, making this cheese one of Italy’s biggest exports. Read more.

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