The World’s Oldest Cheese

World’s Oldest Cheese

Friendly Warning:  You may not want to read this article if you have just eaten or you are about to.

How old do think the oldest cheese in the World is?  Well Scientists have discovered that it dates back to 1,615BC, they found pieces of the cheese on the neck and chests of Chinese mummies.  It is not quite known why these Chinese people where burried with pieces of cheese on them, one explanation could be that their ancestors placed pieces of cheese with them for Offerings for the Afterlife.

There is a really interesting article in the Science section of the Daily Mail, if you fancy a read.

 

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