Why does Swiss Cheese have Holes

Why does Swiss Cheese have Holes

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  • Some sandwiches with lettuce, tomato, chicken, and cheese.
  • What are you making for dinner?
  • Well, the holes in Swiss cheese are purely scientific. Nothing happens to the cheese before the cheese gets to the store.
  • Ok, but why does Swiss cheese have holes?
  • Swiss cheese, or Emmental or Emmentaler, has the unique quality of holes, which allows it to be identified easily.
  • So is that why everybody knows what Swiss cheese is when they see it?
  • Yes. For a long time, why Swiss cheese had holes was a mystery. A Chemist named William Mansfield Clark set forth a theory.
  • So, was Clark's theory right?
  • Scientist soon found out that Clark's theory, being that Swiss cheese had holes because the bacteria created air bubbles, wrong. So,scientists did some research and found the real reason.
  • What is the real answer then?
  • So, why swiss cheese has holes?... Hay. The more hay particles are added to nonbacterial milk, the more holes are created in Swiss cheese.
  • Interesting and weird.
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