Fun fact of the week: cheese

Cheese… yumm… Did you know..

  • Cheddar and golden Hued cheese are sometimes orange because its dyed that way with annatto.
  • There are over 2000 variety of cheese.
  • In the United States, the month of June is National Dairy Month and the last week of June is National Cheese Week.
  • The heaviest cheese weighted 57,518 pounds.
  • US regulates the holes in domestically produced Swiss cheese.
  • Casu Marzu is made with maggots in it and it’s intentional
  • People who love cheese are called turophiles
  • The rarest cheese comes from moose
  • The most expensive cheese cost $600 per pound. Its called Pule, a Balkan doney milk variety from Serbia.
  • Mozzarella cheese is the biggest selling cheese in the U.S, followed by cheddar.