Carozzi Formaggi: tradition as a value
“Experience and respect for tradition, combined with professionalism and openness to the future we have been uniting passion and the precious skills of master cheesemakers with today’s needs for over 50 years, offering intense emotions to those who love quality gastronomy.”
The history of Carozzi Formaggi dates back to 1960 in the small village of Ballabio in Valsassina, at the initiative of Aldo Carozzi. Over the years, new generations have given new impetus to business development through the entry into new distribution channels and progressive expansion abroad: Carozzi has been committed to combining the precious artisan skills of cheesemakers with the needs dictated by the most modern tastes.
The result is a wide range of unique cheese, the result of strong passion and some fortunate intuitions, which over the years have received prestigious awards.
In 2017, our Taleggio DOP won the ambitious tree starts at the Superior Taste Award at the International Taste Quality Instituite in Bruxelles, while Gorgonzola DOP and Capriziola were both rewarded with the gold medal at the 30th edition at the World Cheese Awards of London.
Food is getting more and more an opportunity for sharing and experiencing: Carozzi Formaggi, aware of this trend, decided to establish a unique location. La Formaggeria is more than a cheese retailer, it is a bistrot dedicated to the food and wine local excellences. Whoever would like to visit this location, recently renewed, can easily have break tasting our culinary art or taking part in several events.
For more than fifty years, Carozzi family has been distinguished itself for the respect for traditions, professionalism and openness to the future. Passion and the precious artisan skills of cheesemakers have been combined with the needs dictated by the most modern tastes, giving intense emotions to whoever loves culinary excellences.
The qualitative excellence is guaranteed by supervised and revisited production methods.
Today Carozzi Formaggi is one of the most prestigious storyteller of the local dairy traditions of Valsassina, known as in Italy as all over the world.
Valsassina cheese means living an exclusive and authentical experience inside Carozzi world.