Plant in the Czech Republic Produces Parmesan
Turns out you probably won't end up having to ration your blocks of parmesan, even after the recent earthquakes in Italy. A company in the Czech Republic is picking up the slack:
Losses are still being assessed and will not likely lead to market shortages. But should there ever be a need to search for alternative supplies, lovers of the hard, grainy cheese that is essential to pasta dishes should look to the Czech Republic.
That is where an Italian family firm going back seven generations and some 200 years runs what it says is the world's biggest single dairy production line making parmesan-type, or grana-style cheese using traditional handcrafted methods.