Cheese is good for your teeth
Wisconsin uses cheese to de-ice roads
There is a cheese with maggots in it
People who love cheese are called Turophiles
The rarest form of cheese comes from moose
Cheese can improve your mood
The most expensive cheese costs 600 dollars per pound
Cheese may prevent diabetes
There's no cheese in cheese wiz
The oldest cheese is over 4,000 years old and was made in ancient Mesopotamia
Mice don't like cheese
There are more than 2,000 varieties of cheese around the world
Cheese production around the globe is more than the combined worldwide production of coffee, tobacco, tea, and cocoa beans.
The first cheese factory was established in Switzerland in 1815, however successful mass production began in 1851 in the United States.
Contrary to popular belief cheese, eaten in moderate quantities, is an excellent source of protein, calcium, and phosphorus. Itís saturated fat content is responsible for its bad reputation.
In the United States the month of June is National Dairy Month and the last week of June is National Cheese Week.
A whopping 20 million metric tons of cheese is produced worldwide each year and production is increasing with growing demand.
During the Roman Empire large Roman houses had separate kitchens for manufacturing cheese only, they were called care ale.
Cheese was originally made by accident
Over 25% of the United States cheese comes from Wisconsin
It takes 10 pounds of milk to make 1 pound of cheese
People who are lactose intolerant can usually actually eat more aged cheeses like Gouda, Brie, and Cheddar as these contain less lactose than most cheeses
There are only 60 master cheesemakers in the United States, every single one of them lives in Wisconsin
Until recently the holes in Swiss cheese were seen as an imperfections and were avoided whenever possible
Scientists have been able to create human cheese made from bacteria collected from humans toes and belly buttons
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