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History of Cheese, Part 5: The Industrial Revolution and Commodity Cheese

History of Cheese, Part 5: The Industrial Revolution and Commodity Cheese

Our History of Cheese series has examined cheese in the ancient world, Europe’s rise as a global cheese powerhouse, cheese packaging through the ag...

History of Cheese, Part 4: The Americas

History of Cheese, Part 4: The Americas

So far in our History of Cheese series, we’ve discussed the ancient origins of cheese, the evolution of cheese in Europe, and the history of cheese...

History of Cheese, Part 3: Packaging

History of Cheese, Part 3: Packaging

Ever since cheese has existed, humans have had to devise methods of keeping it safe and delicious to eat for as long as possible. But good packagin...

History of Cheese, Part 2: The Evolution of Cheese in Europe

History of Cheese, Part 2: The Evolution of Cheese in Europe

So far, we’ve learned that the earliest cheesemakers—Neolithic shepherds in the Fertile Crescent—migrated throughout Western Asia, into India and A...

History of Cheese, Part 1: The Ancient Origins of Cheese

History of Cheese, Part 1: The Ancient Origins of Cheese

Where does cheese come from? When most of us think of artisan cheese, we think of Europe, whose funky, wrinkly, stinky, and savory aged varieties h...