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Five Cheese Fun Facts!

By Roxy Helman - June 22, 2018

Throw it on a burger, toss it in a taco, melt it into fondue there is really no wrong way to eat cheese!

 

Did you know:

1.  The world's most expensive cheese is Pule.

  • Made in Serbia from donkey milk
  • It was sold for $576/pound
  • It takes 3 gallons of milk to make 1 lb of the cheese

 

 

 2. The most expensive cow's milk cheese is White Stilton Gold.

  • Made in Europe with real gold flakes and gold liqueur
  • Sells for $450/pound

 

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3. The most stolen food item in the world is cheese.

  • Makes sense for the prices people are charging

  

4. Edam cheese doesn't spoil

  • It only hardens as it ages
  • Great for remote colonies and travel by sea in the 14th-18th century

 Edam Cheese

 

5. Before written language... there was cheese.

  • in 2012, ancient cheese strainers were discovered in Poland
  • The strainers are said to date back 7,500 years

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