Best-Rated Mozzarella Cheese

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Most Satisfied Customers | Perfect Italiano

Aussies have rated Perfect Italiano as a return winner in Canstar Blue’s latest mozzarella cheese ratings, with the brand rated five stars for taste, packaging convenience, variety & range, value for money and overall satisfaction.

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How we rate mozzarella cheese

Our review compares mozzarella cheese on customer satisfaction, so you can find out what other Aussies think about the compared brands before you go ahead with a purchase. Think of it as like asking hundreds of your closest mates which mozzarella cheese they think is best!

Canstar Blue surveyed 436 Australians for their feedback on the packaged mozzarella cheese(s) they’ve purchased from a supermarket or grocer and eaten in the last three months. Note: this does not include independent delis.

  • The outcomes reported in these ratings are measured via accredited research panels managed by Qualtrics.

Respondents rate their satisfaction with their mozzarella cheese brand(s) from zero to ten, where zero is extremely dissatisfied and ten is extremely satisfied. Brand satisfaction was rated by respondents on the following criteria:
  • Overall satisfaction: measures consumer satisfaction with a mozzarella cheese brand as an individual score NOT a combined total of all criteria.
  • Variety & range: the mozzarella cheese brand offered a variety of product options.
  • Texture: the mozzarella cheese was rich and had the expected texture.
  • Packaging convenience: the mozzarella cheese packaging made it easy to dispense and store (i.e. came in a resealable packet, etc.).
  • Value for money: the cost is reasonable for the quality and quantity of the mozzarella cheese.
  • Taste: the mozzarella cheese tasted authentic and matched the flavour description on the packaging (i.e. light, etc.).

The winning brand is the one that receives the highest Overall satisfaction rating once all the scores from the Overall satisfaction criteria are combined and averaged.

  • Overall satisfaction is asked as a specific question and represents an individual measure, not a combined total of all criteria.
  • When we cannot determine a clear winner from the criteria for the Overall satisfaction rating, we will then look at the other criteria measured in the rating.
    • The brand with the highest number of five-star ratings within the supporting criteria will become the five-star recipient in overall satisfaction, and thus win the award. If a clear leader still cannot be determined from the supporting criteria, joint winners will be declared.

Brands must have received at least 30 responses to be included, so not all brands available in the market have been compared in this survey. The brands rated in this survey are listed below in order of best overall satisfaction.

  • Perfect Italiano
  • Devondale
  • Woolworths
  • Coles

Find more detailed information on our Most Satisfied Customer methodology.

Top Mozzarella Cheese Brand – Perfect Italiano

Perfect Italiano mozzarella cheese

Perfect Italiano has come a long way since its founder, Natale Italiano, began producing traditional Italian cheese from his brother-in-law’s backyard in Newmarket several decades ago. The brand is now a go-to pick for many Aussies and offers a plethora of cheeses to choose from. Perfect Italiano plates mozzarella up in a variety of sizes, either as a bag of grated or shredded cheese. You can also try any of the mixed cheese combos to get a taste of mozzarella with several other family favourites like cheddar and parmesan.

  • Perfect Italiano was rated five stars for variety & range, packaging convenience, value for money, taste and overall satisfaction, with three stars for texture.

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Dean Heckscher: Site Editor

This report was written by Canstar Blue’s Site Editor, Dean Heckscher. He’s our resident expert on all things automotive, health & fitness, streaming and more. Dean is also one of Canstar Blue’s customer research report producers, helping to turn complicated subjects into easily-digestible information for our readers. He’s passionate about helping consumers make better-informed purchase decisions on all manner of consumer goods and services.


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Samantha Howse: Consumer Research Specialist

Sam Howse Research Specialist

Samantha Howse is Canstar Blue’s Consumer Research Specialist, coordinating the consumer research program behind our customer satisfaction awards across Canstar and Canstar Blue in Australia and New Zealand. Sam has earned a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) from Griffith University and, with seven years in market research and 2 years in marketing, she is experienced in survey design, implementation and analysis, coupled with an understanding of marketing principles and best practice.


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Past Ratings

Here are the past winners from Canstar Blue’s mozzarella cheese ratings:

  • 2022: Perfect Italiano
  • 2021: Perfect Italiano

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