Dutch cheese production is currently in the hands of dairy factories, which produce and export hundreds of millions of tons of cheese every year. The cheese markets in Alkmaar, Gouda and Edam remind us of the origins of a flourishing cheese trade and have become popular tourist attractions. The Dutch still love cheese and eat about seven pounds of it annually per person. Just like Julius Caesar, let yourself be surprised about the many types of Dutch cheeses and sample the country's "yellow gold".
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- When and where do cheese markets take place?
There are numerous cheese markets in the Netherlands. Cheese markets are usually held in spring and summer on specific days. You can find a cheese market in Gouda, Alkmaar, Edam, Woerden and Hoorn.Read more