28/03/11 - Parmesan – The King of Cheeses (WIPO Magazine)

Known as the “King of Cheeses”, Parmesan, or Parmigiano Reggiano was first produced by Benedictine and Cistercian monks a thousand years ago. Over the centuries, it has acquired global prominence and is now a hugely popular choice for food-lovers the world over. While this popularity translates into a persistent and healthy demand, it has also resulted in parmesan becoming one of the most imitated agricultural products in the world.... 

Read the article: Parmesan – The King of Cheeses (WIPO Magazine, February 2011)

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