U.K. Cheese Festival Organizers Failed To Meet Demand When people bought tickets to CheeseFest Brighton, they anticipated piles of cheese. Instead, they found barely any cheese. Organizers tweeted that the "demand for cheese" was not "anticipated."

U.K. Cheese Festival Organizers Failed To Meet Demand

U.K. Cheese Festival Organizers Failed To Meet Demand

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When people bought tickets to CheeseFest Brighton, they anticipated piles of cheese. Instead, they found barely any cheese. Organizers tweeted that the "demand for cheese" was not "anticipated."

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UNIDENTIFIED MAN: Cheese. We'll go somewhere where there's cheese.

CHANG: Or so people thought when they bought tickets to Brighton's Cheese Fest. They expected to find piles of cheddars, Stiltons, the most amazing mac and cheese in the world. But instead, they found Muenster lines and barely any cheese. Organizers of the sold out Cheese Fest tweeted that the demand for cheese was not anticipated. You Gouda Brie kidding me. It's MORNING EDITION.

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