History of the Consortium
Asiago is recognised as a DOC cheese.
The Consortium for the Protection of Asiago Cheese is set up.
Marking moulds (fascere) are distributed.
Production exceeds one million cheeses.
One billion lira invested in promotion.
First advert on national television.
Production exceeds 1.5 million cheeses.
Asiago cheese is given DOP status by the European Union.
New statute and rules approved.
The Consortium celebrates its 30th anniversary.
Exports increase by 30%.
Sensory analysis is included in the production rules.
The Consortium for the Protection of Asiago Cheese, launched in 1979, guarantees that only cheese complying with the production rules can be called, recognised and sold as Asiago, upholding tradition and reinforcing the Asiago identity.