Which Cheese is the World’s Most Expensive?

August 25, 2014

Cheese is a very popular food used in a number of dishes. It comes in many varieties and can range in price from just a few dollars to far more. The most famous cheese come from France, Italy and even Wisconsin in the United States. Here are a few of the most expensive cheeses you will find across the globe.

Gorau Glas – $40

This blue-veined artisan cheese is one of the favorites of foodies across the world. It was originally priced at about 27 pounds for a kilogram and now it’s around $40 for a pound. Margaret Davies from Wales created the cheese first.

Extra Old Bitto – $150

For around $150 per pound, you can enjoy one of the best Italian cheeses on the market. It was bought by a Hong Kong Importer. The 20 kilogram block was produced in 1997 which makes it much older than the normal ten-year age of this cheese.

Vintage Cheddar from Wykes Farms – $190

A block of cheese with both golf leaf and white truffles, Wykes Farms was able to create something luxurious and expensive. They are known for creating incredible cheddar, but this one is one of the best you will find.

Also read: Which Foods are the World’s Rarest?

Pule Cheese – $600

This rare cheese is not only expensive, but also delicious. It comes from the milk of Balkan Donkeys and has sold for as much as $600 for a pound. Since there are only about 100 of the donkeys today, it’s very rare and not produced very often.

Frome Cheese Platter – $3,300

The most expensive cheese found in the world is the luxury collection found on the Frome Cheese Platter. It was displayed at the Frome Cheese and Agriculture Show and provides Pule, Wykes Farm Vintage Cheddar and more.

These are just a few of the very expensive and rare cheeses found in the world. Many others top the $100 price mark per pound and they are well worth it.

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