National Cheese Day: Get Your Cheese-Education

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Happy National Cheese Day!

Here are some fun facts about cheese according to cheeserank.com and idfa.org:

-Originating in France, triple-creme cheese has an additional cream added to it during the cheese-making process, which gives the cheese its unique texture. According to cheeserank.com, It is a French Law for triple cream cheese to have a butterfat content of at least 75% in the dry matter of the cheese.

-In the United States, the most popular cheese recipe is macaroni and cheese.

-A giant wheel of Cheddar cheese was given to Queen Victoria (1837-1901) for a wedding gift. It weighed over 1,000 pounds. A normal Cheddar wheel weighs 60-75 pounds.

-There are around 2,000 varieties of cheeses.

Read more at cheeserank!

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