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Why hard cheese can store longer than a soft cheese?

A hard cheese has a lower water content. Since water is a medium conducive to the growth of spoilage-causing bacteria and mold, a hard cheese like Cheddar (about 37 percent water content) will last much longer than cottage cheese (between 70 and 80 percent water content).

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06:51:44 on 01/25/08 by Webmaster - Questions and Answers -