Gorgonzola around the world

+ 3.75% the export of Gorgonzola cheese in the world with over 10.000 tons exported. In the European Union, countries that buy more gorgonzola are France (+4.5%) and Germany (+5.9%) followed by the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Switzerland. Then Spain and Poland which record good performance in terms of percentage growth over the previous year, respectively +4.7% and +14.2%.
In the United States gorgonzola remains a loved cheese with an increase of 3%. Very interesting the performances in the Asian continent with consumption in China grew by 383%, Japan 49%, 108% in Indonesia, 245% in Israel, and 427% for Singapore.

An increase in export which coincides with an increase in controls by the Consortium against fake gorgonzola cheese. In 2012, the Consortium has filled in an application for registration of the Protected Geographical Indication "Gorgonzola" in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Nicaragua and Panama and the collective mark CG in Switzerland and the USA. The Consortium has also filled in an application for registration of the term "Gorgonzola" as a certification mark in China.


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