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Mozzarella is still America’s favorite cheese

Mozzarella is still America’s favorite cheese
U.S. cheese availability stood at 33.5 pounds per person in 2012. Mozzarella and cheddar together accounted for 62 percent of cheese availability in 2012. Per capita cheese availability has almost tripled since 1970, when it was 11.4 pounds per person. Cheese owes much of its growth to the spread of Italian and Mexican cuisines and to innovative, convenient packaging.

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