PARMIGIANO

REGGIANO

  • AGED: Minimum of 10 months or more prior to grating/shredding/shaving and packaging

  • COLOR: Light straw to straw, golden yellowish.

  • FLAVOR: Slightly nutty, fruity, pleasant, and clean

  • AROMA: Typical clean dairy flavor; free from strong, stale, rancid or foreign odors​

  • INGREDIENTS: Pasteurized Part-Skim Cow’s Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes. If grated, shredded or shaved, powdered cellulose is added to prevent caking.

  • SHELF LIFE: 90 days from product date if sealed; Bulk pack: 35 days; Wheels: 180 days from invoice date.

  • ANALYTICAL: 32% Moisture, 32% Fat on a Dry Basis

  • DEHYDRATED CHEESE: Moisture is reduced to 22% or less, product is shelf stable

Cheese Merchants of America sources the finest quality Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese from Italy. This completely natural cheese, famous worldwide as the "King of Cheeses" due to its method of production and its organoleptic characteristics. The production is regulated by strict standards registered by the EU. 

SIZES

NUTRITION

HISTORY/SOURCING

QA POINTS

  • GMO Free and GLUTEN Free

  • Microbial Enzyme

  • Produced with Raw Milk

  • Allergen: CONTAINS MILK

  • The EXP DATE is stamped on the corrugated box.  The EXP DATE is the lot code and serves all traceability purposes.

  • Recommended storage/shipping temperature of 33-50 degrees Fahrenheit

  • Wheels: 70lb random weight wheel

  • Quarter: 2-10lb 1/8th pieces that equal 1 quarter wheel

  • Grated, Shredded or Shaved: (4)-5lb bags, (2)-5lb bags

Serving size: 1 oz (28g)

Calories: 110 Calories from Fat 70

 %Daily Value

   Total Fat 8g                                  12%

       Saturated Fat 6g                      30%
       Trans Fat 0g                               

   Cholesterol 25mg                         8%

   Sodium 180mg                             18%

   Total Carbohydrate less than                   1g

         Dietary Fiber 0g
         Sugars 0g

   Protein 9g

   Vitamin A                                        4%
   Calcium                                         30%

History

  • Parmigiano Reggiano is an Italian cheese with  a protected designation of origin.  This means the cheese is guaranteed for its destinctive features and its link with the area of origin, by a system EU rules designed to protect both consumers and producers.  This cheese is entitled to bear the Parmigiano-Reggiano mark and, therefore, the wheel must display all the marks required for identifying and distinguishing the prouduct.   Parmigiano is the Italian adjective for Parma and Reggiano is the Italian adjective for Reggio Emilia. 

  • The dairy cows making milk for Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese are mainly fed with hay from the area of origin and are not allowed to eat other foodder which is cheaper. 

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