Why Wisconsin loves the stink
It would be easy to think that Wisconsin has a thing for stinky cheese. After all, we're the only state still producing Liederkranz® and limburger, along with other Wisconsin originals like brick cheese, known as the "married man's limburger." And we love us some blue cheese and gorgonzola – not as stinky as some, but still decidedly aromatic.
But then again, Wisconsinites love cheese of every kind. We're a state dedicated to producing more flavors and varieties of cheese than anywhere else on earth, so it makes sense you'd find all the famous stinkers here. It's just one more example of how, when it comes to cheese, Wisconsin is all in. It's why 90% of our milk is made into cheese, and why we produce twice as many types and styles of cheese as any other state.
So, whether you're fond of a foul-smelling cheese like Liederkranz®, or you just want to know you're buying the best cheese in the world, keep an eye out for the "Proudly Wisconsin Cheese" label. It'll steer you in the right direction every time.
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