Fun Facts About Cheese!

  • Publish date: Saturday، 04 June 2022 Last update: Sunday، 19 June 2022
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We all adore cheese in all its forms whether it's an appetizer, main dish, or dessert! There are many types of cheese to choose from, including Gouda, Blue, Cumin, American, and many more.

Here are some fascinating cheese facts to commemorate National Cheese Day!

  • The largest and heaviest cheese in the world was 9.8 Meters long and 26090 Kilograms! A Canadian cheesemaker used 24,4940 kg of milk to make the world's largest cheddar cheese.

Fun Facts About Cheese!

  • There are almost 2,000 different types of cheese.

Fun Facts About Cheese!

  • Cheese wheels came about when traditional European cheesemakers learned they could spin their wares around rather than carrying them all.

Fun Facts About Cheese!

  • Cheese has been produced for over 7000 years.
  • Gouda is the most popular cheese in the world.

Fun Facts About Cheese!

  • The most costly cheese on the planet is donkey cheese. It's called Pule and it's made in Serbia.  Half a kg of it can cost anywhere between 2000 and 3,600 AED.

Fun Facts About Cheese!

  • The heaviest cheese sculpture is 691.27 kg.

Fun Facts About Cheese!

  • Pizza Hut consumes over 136 million kgs of cheese each year.
  • Every year, the average adult in the United States consumes 15 kilograms of cheese.

Fun Facts About Cheese!

  • One of the strangest cheese facts is that it is the most stolen food on the planet! According to estimates, 4% of the world's cheese is stolen. 

In 2016, a semi-tractor was used to steal $70,000 Worth of Parmesan and Cheddar cheese in America making it one of the largest cheese heists in history.