Thursday, May 14, 2009


Cheese Is An Expensive Habit

SEATTLE (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – An addiction to cheese may be the very reason you’re always broke.

At the 5th Annual Seattle Cheese Festival happening this weekend (May 16-17), 50,000 foodies will sample hundreds of fine artisan cheeses from around the world, including many rare and expensive ones.

Spokesperson Patrick McCarthy says the price of cheese is going up, but that doesn’t stop true connoisseurs from dropping serious cash on a fine fromage.

For example, one pound of Port Aubrey goat cheese goes for $50, while an Oregon blue cheese can cost up to $40 a pound.

Though these cheeses can set people back a whole credit card payment, McCarthy says it’s worth it if it means discovering a delectable cheese.

He assures, “It’s an expensive habit. It can get kind of steep, but it’s a nice luxury. People will buy it regardless of the price because their curiosity outweighs the price.”

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