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Can you freeze cheese? How to safely store hard, soft, sliced cheese.

Did you know there are around 2,000 types of cheese? Cheddar, gouda, Brie, Parmesan, goat cheese – there are endless ways to add the dairy product into your meal for a salty or savory bite. 

But as cheese connoisseurs know, there’s much more to cheese consumption than just buying a hunk of Monterey Jack and throwing it in your fridge. According to the International Dairy Foods Association, cheese should be kept in a loose-fitting bag wrapped in wax paper so as not to lose humidity. Soft cheese should be wrapped loosely. 

Can you freeze cheese?

Yes, you can freeze cheese, but be warned that some types freeze better than others. Here is how long your cheese will likely remain safe and enjoyable based on the United States Department of Agriculture’s guidelines for fridge and freezer storage:

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