We think we’re just buying cheese. After all, that’s what it says on the package. It’s one of those things that I don’t want to even try to make at home myself because good cheese is an art form.
Cheddar cheese is the most popular cheese in the United Kingdom and the second-most-popular in the United States (behind mozzarella). The U.S. produces more than 3 billion pounds of cheddar cheese every year! And each of us eats about 10 pounds of that. With an average price of about $5 / pound, that’s a whole lot of cheese.
Or is it?