June 4th is NationalCheese Day.
There are around 2,000 VARIETIES of cheese available worldwide.
WISCONSIN is the top cheese producing state.
ONE-THIRD of all milk produced every year in the United States goes toward making cheese.
The famous holes in SWISS CHEESE are the result of carbon dioxide made by bacteria in the cheese, forming little air pockets as the cheese hardens.
Nutritionally CHEESE PROVIDES calcium, protein, vitamin A, vitamin B12, riboflavin, zinc and phosphorus.
The largest CHEESE SCULPTURE weighs 1,524 pounds and was achieved by The Melt in Hollywood, California on September 18, 2015.
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