10 Cheese Facts to Help You Through The Holidays

Everyone loves cheese, so to celebrate the festive season here are ten cheesy facts:

  1. Did you know it takes 10 pounds of milk to make 1 pound of cheese?
  2. Over 25 percent of cheese in the US is made in Wisconsin.
  3. Some cheeses like Brie, Gouda and Parmesan are named after a city, which is why they are capitalised.
  4. The most stolen item in the world is cheese.
  5. Stilton Blue cheese is known to cause odd, vivid dreams.
  6. Gouda accounts for over half of the world’s total cheese consumption.
  7. Some scientists believe that regularly eating Roquefort blue cheese helps people to live longer.
  8. The world has over 2,000 varieties of cheese.
  9. Moose cheese costs $420 per pound because each milking session takes 2 hours and must be done in complete silence.
  10. Edam Cheese never goes bad, it only hardens.