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TOP 5 ITALIAN CHEESES

Grana Padano Cheese

4. GRANA PADANO CHEESE

Grana Padano Cheese is an italian hard, slow-ripened, semi-fat cheese.

Grana Padano Cheese is produced exclusively in 32 provinces of Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy, Piedmont, Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto Regions in the Po River Valley, area of Northern Italy.   

There are 3 types of Grana Padano Cheese:
1. Grana Padano, aged under 16 months, with a creamy texture and delicate taste;
2. Grana Padano, aged over 16 months, with a crumblier texture and more pronounced taste;
3. Grana Padano Riserva, aged over 20 months, with a grainy texture and full taste.


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