10.17.2019 - 10.20.2019

From 17th to 20th of October Bergamo will be the cheese capital with tastings and meetings of expert judges from all over the world.

From the Consorzio Grana Padano strong commitment to quality, animal well-being and people's serenity.

Bergamo, is within the production area of ​​Grana Padano PDO cheese and from 17th to 20th of October IT will be the world’s capital of cheeses hosting the World Cheese Awards. The 2019 edition is for the first time hosted in Italy next to FORME, the Cheese Festival, of which the Grana Padano is Main Sponsor.

The prestige of FORME and the Italian dairy art has led to a record edition of the World Cheese Awards, with 3,804 cheeses in competition from 42 countries - 10% more than in the 2018 edition – will be evaluated from 260 international judges from 35 nations.

For the first time in Europe, Japanese producers will take part in the competition.

With 4,932,996 wheels produced in 2018 and 3,916,358 from January to September 2019, Grana Padano is confirmed as the world’s best-selling Protected Designation of Origin cheese (P.D.O.) with 1,938,328 wheels exported last year.

During these 4 days Grana Padano will be the leading actor of presentations and public guided tastings. These are unmissable appointments to try the most precious seasoning the “Riserva over 20 months”, with its intense taste and flavour!