Wisconsin leads the nation in number of cheese plants.
Cheesemakers in Wisconsin produce more than 600 varieties of cheese.
A one-ounce slice of Wisconsin cheese contains about the same amount of protein as an eight-ounce glass of milk.
American per capita cheese consumption was 33.5 pounds in 2011.
Americans eat about 350 slices of pizza per second.
Brick cheese was invented in Dodge County, Wisconsin.