Origin marks, grana padanohttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/origin-marks-v1.aspx Media > Glossary > Origin marks Origin marks Origin marks decorate the cheese rind, and are formed of dotted lozenges alternately containing the words “Grana” and “Padano”, and a clover motif with two letters and numbers (the production number). The rind is also [...]
Press kithttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/press-kit-v1.aspx PDO recognition In 1996, GRANA PADANO obtained Protected Designation of Origin recognition by the European Union. ... The wheels that bear the marks of "Grana Padano" origin, but which on final inspection do not meet the necessary standards, are subject to the cancellation of the trademarks by [...]
Production phaseshttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/production-phases.aspxMarks of origin After about 12 hours, a piece of plastic (fascera) engraved with the Marks of Origins is inserted.
Annie and Pad, grana padanohttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/annie-and-pad.aspxNow we can clearly see each whole cheese’s origin marks , with its code name in two letters and numbers inside a four-leaf clover. Between the cheese and its mould, a belt is tied tightly, impressing its trademarks and origin stamps onto the Grana Padano wheel, making it a unique item, identifiable anywhere in the world.
Santangiolina Latte Fattorie Lombarde Soc. https://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/santangiolina-latte-fattorie-lombarde-sac.aspxSantangiolina, not simply a milk collection company or even a traditional dairy farmers’ cooperative, but instead a family of farmers, a cooperative of small producers, with a rich agricultural tradition linked to its area of origin. ... Here in Cereta, approximately 9.000 tons of milk are processed every day, with a production capacity of 40,000 wheels of Grana Padano [...]
Quadrifoglio / four-leaf clover, grana padano, Italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/quadrifoglio-four-leaf-clover.aspxThis is the mark which certifies the origin of the wheel, including the initials of the province of production and the dairy’s registration number. It also includes the letters DOP, (PDO – Protected Designation of Origin) the mark which shows that the cheese is produced in the area of origin [...]
Fire-Branding, grana padano, Italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/fire-branding.aspxTherefore the “Denominazione di Origine Protetta”, equivalent of PDO, is authentic. ... The unique marks are fire-branded by the technicians of the Grana Padano Protection Consortium.
Promotion, grana padano, Italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/promotion.aspx" "The Consortium monitors the marketplace so that other products are not marked with names, trademarks and/or other distinctive markings that may result in the infringement of Grana Padano PDO and give rise to the Consortium initiating legal proceedings for the application of fines and penalties.... Finally, the Consortium has also been promoting [...]
Cheese straws with pistachios, Starters, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/starters-cheese-straws-with-pistachios.aspx Variety: Breadstick Lactose free Ingredients 2 sheets of puff pastry, thawed 200g of Grana Padano, grated (use a younger Grana Padano for this recipe, preferably aged between 9 and 16 months) 100g of shelled pistachios, salted, roughly chopped Preparation Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4. ... Roll it out to its original thickness and [...]
Chiaravalle Abbey, Cistercian monks, Grana Padano history, origins of Grana Padano cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/chiaravalle-abbey.aspxThe original oak wheels, moved by the waters of the Vettabbia canal, have since been lost. ... It consists of several buildings built in different ages, grouped round the original building.