Wisconsin Cheese turns May into the cheesiest celebration month

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How do you mark 180 years of marvelous cheese making? Wisconsin Cheese is turning May into the ultimate celebration of cheese month. From gouda greatness to marvelous mozzarella, the entire month is filled with tasty ways to honor the world’s best cheese.

While the Green Bay Packers fans might wear their beloved cheeseheads all year round, the reality is that Wisconsin is as passionate about cheese as it is their beloved football team. From those squeaky cheese curds to the sharpest cheddar, some people always have at least one scrumptious cheese option in the refrigerator.

For Suzanne Fanning, Chief Marketing Officer for Wisconsin Cheese and Senior Vice President at Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin, she appreciates that Wisconsin and cheese are the perfect pair and creating the best cheese is at their core. Fanning said, “We know that you don’t have to live in Wisconsin to be as obsessed with cheese as we are, so this May we are providing opportunities for cheese lovers nationwide to celebrate along with us and discover the true wonders of Wisconsin… our incredible, award-winning cheeses!”

How can you celebrate Wisconsin Cheese this May?

During May, Wisconsin Cheese will be holding special virtual events. From Top Chef winner’s event, Find Your Inner Chef: Cooking School with Joe Flamm, to Cheese, Cheers and Beers: Game Night Done Right, these special events are too tasty to miss. All the special events can be found WisconsinCheese.com/WondersOfWisconsin.  Registration is limited and space will fill up quickly. Unlike a great cheddar, don’t let this opportunity age too long.

In addition to these events, many restaurants will be celebration Wisconsin cheesemakers. From limited time items to special menus, many chefs are excited to showcase the vast and varied cheese options from around the state.

Lastly, stores across the country will be showcasing Proudly Wisconsin Cheese. This special symbol denotes the highly regarded offerings from some of the best cheesemakers from around the world. Whether you revisit an old favorite or explore a new variety, that badge is a symbol of an amazing cheese that delivers the best flavor in every bite.

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May might be Mother’s Day or even the Kentucky Derby, but don’t let the days pass without enjoying the deliciousness that Wisconsin Cheese offers. Even if a bad pun or a corny Dad joke to makes you blue, this month all the cheesiness is acceptable.