With Dairies Open to discover the secrets of Parmigiano Reggiano Italpress news agency
REGGIO EMILIA (ITALPRESS) – Parmigiano-Reggiano dairies reopen to the public: Open dairies return Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th April. The appointment promoted by the consortium will give the opportunity to participate and immerse themselves in the production of the world’s most famous and award-winning PDO. The initiative includes 49 dairies in all provinces of Parmigiano-Reggiano’s region of origin, i.e. Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena and Bologna to the left of the Reno and Mantua to the right of the Po.
The aim is to help create a relationship with the tourists passing through the area that can continue even after the visit, offering the possibility of buying and receiving Parmigiano Reggiano directly at home through the shop.parmigianoreggiano.com portal. There is an ever-increasing demand for foodies who want to discover where DOP is produced: just think that in 2022 there were 150,000 tourists visiting the Parmigiano-Reggiano dairies. Guided tours of mature dairies, stables and warehouses, open-air shops, events for children and tastings, together with the passion of cheese-makers, will provide an opportunity to take part in a tour of Parmigiano-Reggiano’s region of origin, in whose lands are rich in history, art and culture. Watching the birth and opening of the wheel, wandering through evocative warehouses, real cheese cathedrals, buying cheese directly from the hands of those who create it: all the unique experiences that a visitor can have on a real journey through time to discover the method of making, which has remained almost unchanged for more than nine centuries. Participating in the Caseifici Aperti is simple: just visit the website www.parmigianoreggiano.com/it/caseifici-caseifici-aperti to see the list of participating dairies and access the designated area, where the opening hours and suggested activities are. A convenient geolocation tool is also available to locate the nearest dairy. Moreover, the two-day event is an unmissable opportunity for everyone, from art lovers to families, to discover the historical masterpieces and entertainment venues of the indigenous region. Nicola Bertinelli, President of the Consortium stated, “If Parmigiano-Reggiano is the most awarded DOP in the world, it is due above all to the values that link our product to the region and to the supply chain that thousands of farmers and more than 300 artisanal dairies engage every day in pursuit of absolute excellence. We are pleased To be able to give all enthusiasts the opportunity to embark on a journey of discovery of the history, territory and production of the “Made in Italy” symbol, the symbol of our lifestyle beloved by consumers in Italy and abroad.
– Photo of the press office of the Parmigiano-Reggiano federation –
“Bacon trailblazer. Certified coffee maven. Zombie lover. Tv specialist. Freelance communicator.”