June 4 – National Cheese Day

National Cheese Day

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Food Facts on Cheese

  • CheeseĀ is a food based on milk. Cheese is produced in wide-ranging flavors, textures, and forms.
  • There are more than 900 known cheeses in the world, and they can all be classified by texture.
  • Countries across the globe have taken the basic cheese-making principle and put their own stamp on it, sometimes literally.
  • People have been making cheese for at least 8,000 years.
  • More and more local grocery stores have invested in a well-stocked cheese case.