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How much do you know about Eataly's cheese?

How much do you know about Eataly's cheese?

Eataly cheese lovers, this one's for you.

We've rounded up the most interesting facts about our cheese department. Take this quiz below to discover how much you know about Eataly cheese. Then, scroll down to see the full answers!

1. How many cheeses does Eataly carry? 

 

2. Where does Eataly source their cheese from? 

 

3. How much cheese does Eataly sell per year? Per week? Per day?!

 

4. True or false: Eataly makes their own mozzarella. 

 

5. What are the top ten most popular formaggi at Eataly? 

Piazza Eataly cheese formaggi

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1. How many cheeses does Eataly carry? 

There are over 400 rotating cheeses in each store, depending on seasonality.

2. Where does Eataly source their cheese from?

Approximately 65% of our cheese comes from Italy, while the remaining 35% is sourced from artisans here in the U.S.

3. How much cheese does Eataly sell per year? Per week? Per day?!

In 2018, we sold approximately 600,000 pounds of cheese. That’s about 11,500 pounds a week and 1,600 lbs a day!

4. True or false: Eataly makes their own mozzarella.

It's true! While some of our mozzarella is imported from Italy, we also make our own mozzarella using fresh, local curd. Our resident mozzarella makers start their day early in the morning to begin stretching and shaping enough balls of mozzarella to serve in our restaurants and marketplace for the day. 

5. What are the top ten most popular formaggi at Eataly?

The top ten most popular formaggi at Eataly USA are:

Parmigiano Reggiano Vacche Rosse
Mozzarella Di Bufala DOP
Eataly's Housemade Mozzarella
Burrata imported from Puglia
Grana Padano DOP
Pecorino Romano DOP
Taleggio
Gorgonzola Dolce
Fresh Ricotta

As well as some regional domestic favorites from producers such as Cowgirl Creamery, Jasper Hill, Point Reyes Farmstead, Grafton Village Cheese, Milton Creamery, Westfield Farm.

And, that's a wrap! Stop by your local Eataly to discover more cheese and beyond.