Dairy Facts

n Wisconsin produces more than 600 different varieties, types and styles of award-winning cheeses. Wisconsin Cheese wins more awards than any other state or nation.

n The average American eats more than 33-½ pounds of cheese each year—more than double the amount eaten in 1975—and will consume about one ton of cheese during a lifetime. Per capita cheese consumption is projected to grow more than 36-½ pounds by the 2021.