40-Year-Old Cheese To Sell For $10 An Ounce

Edward Zahn was closing up his cheese shop when he discovered wooden boxes of cheese. The cheddar cheese had been accidentally aged, and overlooked in the cooler for up to 40 years. The Wisconsin State Journal says a dealer will sell the cheese for $10 an ounce.

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. A guy walks into a cheese cooler in Wisconsin - true story. Edward Zahn was closing up Z's Cheese Shoppe when he discovered wooden boxes of cheese - aged cheddar cheese, accidentally aged, overlooked in the cooler for up to 40 years. The Wisconsin State Journal says a dealer will now sell the cheese for $10 an ounce. He says cheese from the outside of each block is crunchy, like corn flakes. On the inside, it's overwhelming sharp. Mm. It's MORNING EDITION.

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