CONSORZIO TUTELA MOZZARELLA DI BUFALA CAMPANA
7 B 101
Viale Carlo III - 156
81020 San Nicola la Strada - CE
Current exportations :
- SAUDI ARABIA
- SOUTH KOREA
- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
- RUSSIAN FEDERATION
- HONG KONG
- NEW ZEALAND
- CZECH REPUBLIC
- UNITED KINGDOM
- SAN MARINO
- UNITED STATES
Present on the stand : CONSORZIO TUTELA FORMAGGIO GORGONZOLA A.O.P.
MOZZARELLA DI BUFALA CAMPANA, THE PDO'S QUEEN CHEESES
01 July 2016
Production: the PDO - Protected Designation of Origin - Mozzarella di Bufala Campana is made only with whole fresh water-buffalo milk coming from the farms located in traditional production area of Central-Southern Italy, where the Campania region represents the 93% of the production, because of that the geographical indication of the name `Campana'.
Curiosity - The name Mozzarella comes from the italian verb `mozzare' that means to cut off, the handmade operation that the cheesemaker makes, still now, to have the single shapes of the cheese.
PDO certification - Only the designation Mozzarella di Bufala Campana had the PDO seals by the European Union because of its characteristics of quality, history, link with the production area.
Amount: in 2015 the production of Mozzarella di Bufala Campana was 41.295 tons, that means the fourth PDO cheese of Italy, after Grana Padano, Parmigiano Reggiano and Gorgonzola.
Creamery: 102 firms producing Mozzarella di Bufala Campana (2015): 93% in Caserta and Salerno provinces, 7% in the South area of Lazio, and Foggia (Puglia).
Water-Buffalo: 345.000 animals breaded in PDO area, 1.371 farms.
Trade - All the Mozzarella di Bufala Campana produced is sold: 68% in Italy, 32% is the export.