Earlier this spring, the United States won a large majority of the medals given out at the World Cheese Championships. Feedstuffs magazine reports expert judges from 16 countries critiqued nearly 3,000 different cheeses from 23 countries. Only 11 percent of the different types won medals, and the U.S. entries took three of every four medals.

For the first time since 1988, the top award in the contest went to an American cheese from a cheesemaker in South-central Wisconsin. The World Cheese Championships are held every other year and the U.S. has improved its medal count in recent years. The U.S. took home 65 percent of the medals in 2012, 69 percent in 2014, and 75 percent this year.

Source;  NAFB News