Did you know (according to TLC and Dairy Farmers of Canada): Archaeological surveys show that cheese was being made from the milk of cows and goats in Mesopotamia before 6000 B.C. Travelers from Asia are thought to have brought the art of cheese making to Europe, where the process was adapted and improved in European monasteries. Cheesemaking is mentioned several times in the Old Testament, as well as in Homer. Chances are King Tut enjoyed cheese as well. The tombs of the Egyptian Pharaohs show traces of what is believed to be cheese. The world’s largest consumers of cheese include Greece (63 pounds per person each year), France (54 pounds), Iceland (53 pounds), Germany (48 pounds), Italy (44 pounds), the Netherlands (40 pounds), the…

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