How Many Types of Cheese are There?

How many cheeses are there in the world is hard to answer. Cheese making goes back as far as 6000 B.C. so there have probably been 100’s of different types of cheeses consummed in all that time. France alone has over 400 different cheeses but the consensus seems to say that there are 900 known cheeses. That’s a lot of cheese, makes you wonder how many unknown cheeses there may be. Check out