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National Cheese Day

Cheese lovers, rejoice! National Cheese Day is the perfect time to indulge in your favorite cheesy dishes - it's time to get creative!
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When it is?
June 4
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United States

Get ready to celebrate National Cheese Day on June 4th by indulging in your favorite cheesy dishes! Did you know that cheese has been around since 8,000 BC and is a staple food in many cultures? From cheddar to feta, from brie to blue - no matter what type of cheese you love the most, it's time for everyone to come together and enjoy this delicious treat.

History of National Cheese Day

National Cheese Day Dates

National Cheese Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>8000 BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cheese Invention</div><div class='timeline-text'>Cheese is believed to have been first created around this time, with evidence of cheesemaking found in ancient Mesopotamia.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1700s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>European Cheese Evolution</div><div class='timeline-text'>Notable cheeses such as Cheddar and Gouda were established in Europe, enhancing the variety and popularity of cheese.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1851</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First U.S. Cheese Factory</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first cheese factory in the United States was established by Jesse Williams in New York, marking the start of cheese production on an industrial scale.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1928</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Velveeta Creation</div><div class='timeline-text'>Kraft Foods introduced Velveeta, a processed cheese product that became popular in the United States for its melting properties.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1950</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cheese Whiz Launch</div><div class='timeline-text'>Kraft Foods launched Cheez Whiz, an additional contribution to the processed cheese market, becoming a staple in many homes.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1980</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Artisan Cheese Movement</div><div class='timeline-text'>The U.S. saw a resurgence in the popularity of artisan and farmstead cheeses, contributing to the diverse cheese scene we have today.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Cheese Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create a cheese platter</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Keep it simple and make a cheese platter with a variety of cheeses and accompaniments like crackers, olives, nuts, dried fruits, and honey.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make a cheese fondue</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>A pot of melted cheese is always a crowd pleaser. Add some wine or beer to create the perfect fondue for dipping fresh vegetables or cubes of bread.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Visit a cheese factory</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take a tour of a local cheese factory to learn more about the process of making cheese and taste different types of cheeses.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Grill up some cheese</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Put your favorite type of cheese on the grill and create the perfect grilled cheese sandwich or cheesy pizza.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a cheese tasting</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite friends over for an evening of sampling different types of cheeses from all over the world with some wine pairings.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Cheese Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Cheese is delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>It's hard to deny the deliciousness of cheese. It comes in a variety of flavors and textures, from creamy brie to sharp cheddar and everything else in between! Whether it's part of a grilled cheese sandwich or melted over pasta, cheese always adds an amazing flavor that can't be beat!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Cheese is nutritious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Cheese provides a variety of important vitamins and minerals such as calcium, vitamin A, protein and zinc. Eating cheese regularly can help to maintain strong bones and teeth, support healthy digestion and even aid in weight management.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Cheese supports local farmers & producers</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>By purchasing locally produced cheeses from small farms or producers, you are doing your part to support the local economy. Plus, you know you're getting top quality ingredients that have been made with care by people who truly love cheese and take pride in their craft.</p></div></div>

5 Cheesy Secrets for National Cheese Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Humans Have Been Making Cheese For Over 7,000 Years</h3><p class='facts-text'>Archaeological evidence from Poland suggests that cheese-making dates back over 7,000 years, making it one of the oldest known processed foods.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>There Are Over 2000 Varieties of Cheese Worldwide</h3><p class='facts-text'>From Camembert to Gorgonzola, Roquefort to Swiss, the variety and styles of cheese span across continents and cultures, reflecting local farming methods, cultures, and tastes.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>The United States is The Largest Producer of Cheese</h3><p class='facts-text'>Despite cheese's European origins, the United States outpaces all other nations in cheese production, with states like Wisconsin and California leading the charge.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cheese Can Be Made From the Milk of Many Animals</h3><p class='facts-text'>While cow milk is most commonly used to make cheese, other types of animals' milk, such as goat, sheep, buffalo, and even camel, is also used in cheese-making around the world.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Mozzarella is the Most Consumed Cheese Around The Globe</h3><p class='facts-text'>Thanks to pizza, mozzarella has become the most consumed cheese worldwide despite originating from Southern Italy where it was traditionally made from water buffalo milk.</p></div></div>

National Cheese Day FAQs

When is National Cheese Day?

National Cheese Day is celebrated on June 4 every year. In 2024 National Cheese Day will occur on a Tuesday.

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