You asked: Does the UK have more cheese than France?

Does the UK produce more cheese than France?

Britain has moved to the top of the international league table of cheese producers. As of 2014 the UK was producing 700 varieties of cheese, 100 more than France, despite the French eating twice as much.

Does France have a lot of cheese?

Back in the time of General de Gaulle, France had 246 cheeses – and it has quite a few more than that now, given the large number of new products, inventions or copies of traditional cheeses, that have emerged from France’s hundreds of dairy companies in the past 20 years.

Do French like English cheese?

The French were always nationalistic about their cheese, said White, reluctant to eat anything made beyond their borders. But they are now getting a taste for artisan cheddars – particularly West Country farmhouse cheddar, a protected product that by law has to be made by hand in south-west England.

How many cheeses does the UK produce?

There are more than 700 named British cheeses produced in the UK. From Cheddar to Cheshire, Brie to Stilton, there are very few cheeses that are not made within the British Isles.

Why French are obsessed with cheese?

Regular, early exposure to a wide variety of flavours, textures – not to mention some very funky smells – turns each generation of French children into adult connoisseurs. This is why French people love cheese so much.

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Is cheese cheap in France?

In 2019, the average price of cheese per kilogram amounted to 9.79 euros in France, slightly higher than the median price of cow’s milk cheese. Regarding mixed cheese, it’s average price amounted around 16.03 euros per kilogram.