Hamper FO03-A “Parmigiano Reggiano: the classic one” contains:
- 1 Kg Parmigiano Reggiano DOP maturing 24 months (2 packs)
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Parmesan Cheese PDO
Parmigiano Reggiano is a well-known hard PDO cheese, with a long and slow maturation, produced with raw, partially skimmed milk, without the addition of additives or preservatives.
The area of production of Parmigiano Reggiano includes the provinces of Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena, Bologna to the left of the Reno river and Mantua south of the Po river.
During ripening it acquires its typically granular, flaky, crumbly and soluble texture, and its unique taste.
It contains only 30% of water and as much as 70% of nutrients: the cheese is produced without additives, is extremely rich from a nutritional point of view, with a concentration of proteins, vitamins, calcium and minerals that make it suitable for all ages .
It is a major source of calcium, essential for the growth and maintenance of bones: 40 grams of Parmigiano Reggiano provides more than 50% of the daily requirement of this precious element. Delicious, easy to digest, completely natural, it is a quick energy source for everyone.
The origins of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese date back to the Middle Ages and are usually placed around the XII century.
Parmigiano Reggiano is made today with the same ingredients as nine centuries ago, in the same places, with the same expert ritual gestures. Today, as in the past, master cheesemakers, continue to produce this cheese in a traditional way with precious milk from the area of origin, natural rennet, salt and no additives.
Parmigiano Reggiano has been safeguarded by the Consortium for over seventy years and has been loved for centuries for its generous taste. It boasts a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status, according to the European Standard EEC Reg. 2081/92 and the recognition of Reg. CE No 1107/96. Only the cheese made according to the rules contained in the production regulations can bear the Parmigiano-Reggiano mark.
Parmesan Cheese PDO (aged 24 months)
Designation: Parmigiano Reggiano DOP (stagionato 24 mesi)
Net quantity: 1000 g
Ingredients: cow milk, rennet, salt.
Special conditions of storage and / or use: store in a fresh place, once opened keep it in the fridge.
Produced and packaged by: Azienda agricola e caseificio Araldi Pietro e Luigi , Via Bergamino 3 – Loc. Madregolo – 43044 Collecchio (Pr)
Country of origin / place of origin: Italy
Production lot: see on the label
Shelf life: see on the label
Allergenic ingredients : milk
Average values per 100 g (aged 24 months)
Energy: 1633 Kj / 392 Kcal
Fats: 28 g
of which saturated: 19 g
Carbohydrates: 0 g
of which sugars: 0 g
Proteins: 33 g
Salt: 1,6 g
Araldi Pietro and Luigi, the small family-run farm and cheese dairy has been producing the “king” of Italian cheeses, Parmigiano Reggiano since 1964 in Madregolo (Parma), following the entire production chain: from the breeding of cows to milking and all the processing and maturation phases.
Over 50 years the company has undergone a transformation from a few cows raised in a stable to more than 450 heads of Italian Friesian cattle that are raised and cared for with passion to produce high quality milk, because this is the only way to get the best Parmigiano.
The company is self-sufficient, it adopts closed cycle production where everything is produced and used. In fact, only strong and healthy milk-producing cows are selected, and the hay is grown on the farm’s lands using the best equipment and care necessary to obtain a product rich in minerals and fibre, fragrant and healthy.
With great care and in full respect of the Parmigiano Reggiano production regulation, Araldi ensures the traceability of the entire production chain. In addition to the production of lucerne and polyphytic meadows, wheat and durum wheat, corn and tomatoes are also grown for proper crop rotation purposes and other needs of the company .
The dairy farm produces about 3,600 wheels of Parmigiano-Reggiano obtained using only the milk from Italian Friesian cows raised on the farm. The Cheesemaker collects the milk from the stable twice a day, as required by the strict production regulations of the Consortium. The quality of the milk and the skill of the Cheesemaker are essential for the production of an excellent Parmigiano Reggiano.
The minimum aging of Parmigiano Reggiano is 12 months which has a delicate and soft flavour of milk; when it has aged 24 months, it becomes sweet with hints of fruit, great for both an appetizer or to be grated, at 30 months it acquires a strong, complex and distinctive taste, and finally at 36 months and 48 months it is highly valued for its characteristic flavour and high digestibility.
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