Italy: the most popular cheeses in 2016

This statistic displays the result of a survey on the favorite cheeses in Italy in 2016. According to survey data, Grana Padano cheese was the most loved one, followed by the Mozzarella di Bufala, appreciated by 28 percent of respondents. Lastly, Parmigiano Reggiano ranked third, having a preference share of 26 percent.

The most popular cheeses in Italy in 2016

Share of respondents
Grana Padano30%
Mozzarella di Bufala28%
Parmigiano Reggiano26%
Mozzarella vaccina16%
Spread cheese12%
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Release date

November 2017



Survey time period

October 3-12, 2016

Number of respondents

100 respondents

Special properties

Individuals using smartphones

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

More than one answer was possible.

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