Say Cheese: Georgia’s Favorite Cheese
Cheese lovers rejoice! January 20 marks National Cheese Lovers Day. Ahead of the cheesy celebration, OnlineCasinos.com conducted a nationwide survey of over 2,000 people to find out what each state’s favorite cheese is.
Georgia’s favorite cheese.
Cheese is the ultimate comfort food, the showstopper of pizza, and the reason mac ‘n’ cheese can cheese. But which cheese is adored the most by Georgia? According to the survey, cheddar cheese is our state’s favorite. From grilled cheese sandwiches to cheese boards, cheddar is the ultimate favorite for several states with states like Mississippi, Alaska, New Hampshire, and Tennessee.
The number one choice for 20 states is cheddar cheese. Meanwhile, only eight states opted for a spicier option of pepper jack as a favorite. Interestingly, there is a tie between mozzarella and Colby/ Monterey Jack, agreed upon by four states.
States such as Colorado, Maine, Maryland, and Ohio didn’t go with the crowd favorite. However, their favorite cheese include gouda, cottage, brie, and Swiss.
When it comes to the state that’s all about cheese, Vermont, the study revealed that 30.3% of those surveyed eat cheese every single day. Following behind is Oklahoma with 27.8% admitting that they consume cheese every single day. On the other hand, Arkansas had the highest response for “rarely” eating cheese.
Benefits of cheese.
Healthline reported that cheese is a healthy and delicious source of many nutrients. They do note that there are a few exceptions. According to the report, cheese is a great source of calcium, fat, and protein. It also contains high amounts of vitamins A and B12, along with zinc, phosphorus, and riboflavin.
While cheese has some health benefits, it comes with potential risks. Healthline continued to report that cheese can be high in calories, saturated fat, and salt, and low in fiber. They also point out that some people may limit or avoid cheese due to these factors.
Take a look at other state’s cheese favorites with the complete study here.