Fontal is a popular cheese that originates from the Trento region in Italy. It can be found in various towns and communes of Trento, including Trento itself, Rovereto, and Pergine Valsugana. This semi-hard cheese is made from cow’s milk and has a mild, buttery flavor with a slightly nutty undertone.

Fontal can be purchased in several stores and shops in these areas. Some notable places where it can be found include the Alimentari Trento in Trento, Caseificio Sociale di Rovereto in Rovereto, and Latteria Sociale di Pergine in Pergine Valsugana. These establishments offer a wide range of local cheeses, including Fontal, for customers to enjoy.

One popular recipe that incorporates Fontal is the Fontal and Prosciutto Panini. This delicious sandwich is made by layering slices of Fontal cheese and prosciutto on a crusty bread roll, then grilling it until the cheese is melted and the prosciutto is crispy. Another recipe is the Fontal and Mushroom Risotto, where Fontal cheese is added to a creamy risotto along with sautéed mushrooms for a rich and flavorful dish.

Fontal has received the prestigious PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which is a certification given to traditional Italian food products that have a strong connection to their territory and are produced using traditional methods. Some specifications of Fontal cheese include a minimum fat content of 45%, a maximum moisture content of 45%, and a minimum aging period of 60 days.

– “Fontal” – Alimentari Trento (
– “Caseificio Sociale di Rovereto” – Caseificio Sociale di Rovereto (
– “Latteria Sociale di Pergine” – Latteria Sociale di Pergine (
– “Fontal” – Prodotti Tipici (