What is Cheddar Cheese

The Cheddar cheese is a relatively hard, off-white, sometimes sharp-tasting, natural cheese.

Originating in the English village of Cheddar in Somerset, cheeses of this style are, produced beyond the region and in several countries around the world.

Cheddar cheese is one of the most widely purchased and eaten cheese in the world.


It is, always made from cow’s milk. It is a hard and natural cheese that has a slightly crumbly texture if properly cured, and if it is too young, the taste is smooth.

A nutritionist would agree that Cheese is a good source of calcium, an essential nutrient for healthy bones and teeth, blood clotting, wound healing, and maintaining healthy blood pressure.

One ounce of cheddar cheese provides 20 per cent of this daily requirement.

However, cheese can also be high in calories, sodium, and saturated fat and should be, eaten in moderation.