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9 Amazing Cheese Facts About That You Never Knew About

#7. Italian bank’s piles of Parmesan

Italian bank's piles of Parmesan9 Amazing Cheese Facts About That You Never Knew About

Italy’s Credem Bank takes Parmesan cheese from local producers in exchange for cheap loans, charging
3-5% interest, depending on quality. And a fee ensuring the cheese matures properly (2 yrs) in the bank
vault,in contrast cheese is sold if the loan defaults. Around 430,000 parmesan wheels ($200M+) are stored there.

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