Retinato is a cheese which did not meet the quality standard to become Grana Padano PDO and, even if it is a good product, should be sold as 'Italian hard cheese' and not as Grana Padano PDO nor labeled Grana Padano Retinato.

Month 2008 2013 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 ± % on
2022
± % on
2021
January 8.499 15.599 19.799 14.558 16.093 10.622 10.808 15.397 +42,5% +45,0%
February 8.730 14.612 11.151 17.216 18.033 10.536 14.646 13.029 -11,0% +23,7%
March 9.334 14.586 17.005 25.476 20.171 18.647 9.393 9.547 +1,6% -48,8%
April 9.667 13.298 11.411 14.670 14.336 15.767 6.436 9.769 +51,8% -38,0%
May 6.189 13.306 12.908 16.391 13.662 12.749 9.226
June 10.122 18.003 11.388 15.404 18.991 13.299 7.769
July 9.455 11.154 10.849 14.811 26.452 10.429 7.197
August 8.749 12.367 10.491 10.306 20.641 12.751 7.261
September 9.909 16.587 15.521 28.159 24.867 12.712 7.268
October 11.732 16.285 17.775 28.831 27.098 15.737 9.458
November 9.615 15.527 16.602 22.665 20.624 15.883 12.326
December 10.535 12.769 11.794 21.687 26.805 16.480 8.080
Jan-Apr 36.230 58.095 59.366 71.920 68.633 55.572 41.283 47.742
% y-o-y ¹ -58,4% +60,4% +2,2% +21,1% -4,6% -19,0% -25,7% +15,6%
Total Year 112.536 174.093 166.694 230.174 247.773 165.612 109.868
% y-o-y ¹ -55,0% +54,7% -4,3% +38,1% +7,6% -33,2% -33,7%
Last Update: 03-05-2023
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2008, 2013, 2018, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
Source: Consorzio per la tutela del Grana Padano
 
Min Production in the last 5 years
 
Max Production in the last 5 years
% Retinato productions on Total Grana Padano Cheese Production
Month 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Grana Padano Cheese Production 5.164.759 5.255.451 5.234.443 5.212.103 2.060.135
Retinato productions 230.174 247.773 165.612 109.868 47.742
% Retinato prod. on Grana Padano prod. 4,46% 4,71% 3,16% 2,11% 2,32%