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  • Cheese is one of the oldest food items obtained using microbes.

  • There are wide range of cheese consumed in different parts of the world.

  • Different varieties of cheese are known by their characteristic texture, flavour and taste.

  • The specificity of cheese varieties comes from the microbes used during its preparation.

  • Swiss cheese is prepared using a bacteria called Propionibacterium sharmanii and is characterized by presence of large holes.

  • Roquefort cheese is prepared using a fungus called Penicillium roquefortii.

  • Cheese can be prepared using cow milk, buffallo milk or even sheep milk.

Vector illustration of Cheese

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