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1France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. ...read more.

Most people abroad know Camembert, Brie and Bleu. Not only do they get pale local immitations that deliver no texture nor flavour but they are also missing on many other varieties. The secret is: eat less cheese (forget your 500 grams Cheddar block that tastes like rubber) but chose it better. It is going to be slightly more expensive if you buy it at the same frequency but totally worth it. Therefore it is better for your love handles and better for your palate, win win. Most Anglo-Saxons believe Camembert and Brie have the same taste because they never had the original stuff. Again go to your delicatessen (add Coulommiers to your list of white cheese so to add confusion :-) Camembert must be from Camembert or broader Normandy area, nowhere else. Brie must come from the city of Meaux and this is how it rules in France, every city and region as its cheese. You are in Northern France, try Vieux Lille, Maroilles, Mimolette and Boulette d'Avesnes. Almost every city and even villages has ...more

French cheese. Mmm, delicious.

In France you have more than 400 official cheeses in France and in Switzerland more than 450.
Those 2 Countries produce also the most different varieties and the most tasty cheeses, far before Italy.

More than 1,200 cheeses and more than 450 labeled, but Germany and Netherlands (with less than 10 cheeses) are the first exporters. Lots of countries refuse the "fresh cheeses" to be imported.

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2ItalyItaly, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe . Italy covers an area of 301,338 km2. With almost 62 million inhabitants, it is the 3rd most populous EU member state . Located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, ...read more.

Cheeses without taste and really few varieties compare to US, swiss ones etc...

The tastiest fresh and aged cheese. A variety of truly different flavors, from the most subtle to sharp and flavorful. Amazing!

Better than France. Because Italy has cold weather cheese and hot weather cheese

No. Italian cheese shouldn't be 2nd. Swiss cheese is second

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3Netherlands

Dutch and French cheeses are the best!

I'm French and here in France we do LoVe also Dutch and Swiss cheeses.

Dutch cheese is very delicious and underrated.

I love Old Dutch Master and Old Amsterdam!

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4Switzerland

Really much better than Italian cheeses.

Disgusting cheap cheese, Italian is so much better

Best cheese in the world, premium quality!

My kind of cheese!

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5IndiaIndia, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world.

Yes, we make so many varieties of cheese but do not export most of them. It is made for consumption for Indians only.

Cow milk with herbs is like better.

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6GreeceGreece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known since ancient times as Hellas is a country located in southeastern Europe.

Feta, a good greek cheese to try out!

7GermanyGermany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. ...read more.

Germany is the first cheese producer in Europe and second in the world just behind USA but before France.

After Italian cheese country, cannot believe that.

8EnglandEngland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west.

This is the worst list I have seen

Umm...cheddar, wensleydale, red leicster, stinking bishop, and many, many more. Good solid, strong cheese

Only France beats the UK at cheesemaking, and even then not by much.

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9Mexico

The cheese in Mexico so good with its salty taste.

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10Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north.V3 Comments

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11CanadaCanada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world . This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories .V1 Comment
12Minerva

Brasil do excellent cheese to, maybe better than lote of countrys you voted over here

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13Russia
14AustraliaAustralia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands . Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry .

Good Cheese in Tasmania! Its not so warm!

Cheese is much better than US cheese.

15Belgium
16United StatesThe United States of America, or the U.S.A for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states. 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence in 1776 with ...read more.V1 Comment
17Austria
18Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is an Arab state in Western Asia(Middle east) constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. The official Language is Arabic The Capital city is Riyadh.
19Slovenia
20GeorgiaGeorgia is a country located at the intersection of Eastern Europe and West Asia, and generally considered to be part of Europe.
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