Parmigiano Reggiano is made from raw cow’s milk. Only milk produced between May 1 and November 11 is used in producing the true Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese,the only additive allowed is salt which the cheese absorbs while being submerged for 20 days in brine tanks saturated to near total salinity with Mediterranean sea salt. The product is aged an average of two years. True Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese has a complex fruity/nutty taste with a slightly gritty texture. 7.5 - 8 oz.