Grana Padano

Grana Padano is one of the oldest cheeses in the world. A hard cheese similar to Parmigiano Reggiano, it’s name really means grainy cheese from Padano another large production area of Italy with its own controls and designations for cheese. 900 years ago Cistercian monks of Chiaravalle Abbey are thought to have created it, and, by 1477, it was one of Italy’s most popular cheeses because it lasts a long time without spoiling. Aged for at least 9 months, aging up to two years before shipping is not uncommon, and age is beauty in this type of cheese. Buy Now.

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