February 23, 2022 2 min read
Cheese has been around for thousands of years, with all that history there are amazing facts about cheese we bet you didn't know!
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Ancient cheese strainers found in Poland suggest it dates back to at least 7,500 years ago. And murals found in Egyptian tombs from 4,000 years ago show cheese and the art of cheese making.
Their study suggested that the cheese helps to improve cardiovascular health and may explain why French women have a longer life expectancy than others. We love to hear that Cheese Makers and eaters live longer!
The law was around from June of 1935 to March of 1937, and required all restaurants to serve cheese and butter with meals. No wonder why Wisconsin is known for their cheese!
Tryptophan, an amino acid in cheese, has been shown to reduce stress and help induce sleep! And cheddar cheese, the study found, can often help you dream of celebrities.
We would like to thank the cheese gods for giving us so many different DELICIOUS options! We have 7 of these 2,000 varieties available to make yourself!
Now we have shared this fact before on our website and across our social media, but we love it! Imagine getting a wheel of cheddar like this for your birthday...
It was cheddar, and came from a Canadian cheese maker who used 540,000 pounds of milk to make it.
So, in a way, those holes in Swiss cheese could be there because of dirty milk. And scientists have theorized that we've been seeing fewer holes in Swiss cheese because the milk is cleaner. Previously, the holes in Swiss cheese were thought to be caused by bacteria — and this theory still exists.
Traditional European cheesemakers realized they could roll their wares around instead of trying to carry it all. Plus, there are a few other benefits: forcing cheese into a tight, round shape produces sturdier cheeses, and cylindrical cheeses are less likely to overripe.
We are proud to call ourselves, turophiles! Join us in enjoying making and eating amazing cheese!
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