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Fancy some cheese? Some varieties from around the world that you must try

Is there anything called 'too much cheese'? The Guild of Fine Food certainly doesn't think so. At the recently-concluded World Cheese Awards in Bergamo, Italy, America's organic blue cheese 'Rogue River Blue' took home the coveted title of the World Champion Cheese 2019. It is now, officially, the world's best cheese. Have you tried it yet?

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Rogue River Blue: The organic blue cheese that won the competition, was produced by US cheesemaker Rogue Creamery. It is made annually with cow's milk from Southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock)

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For the competition, 260 judges from 35 different countries travelled to Bergamo to smell, taste and grade the cheese. Forty-two nations had participated including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa, Turkey, USA, to name a few. This was the 32nd edition of the competition. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock)

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While other countries lost out, here are some varieties of mouthwatering cheese from around the world that are guaranteed to please your taste buds. Parmesan cheese — or the Parmigiano-Reggiano — from Italy, for instance, was awarded the second place. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock)

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Brie cheese: A mouthwatering dessert, this one is known as the 'Queen of Cheese'. It has its origins in France. The texture is slightly runny. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock)

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Cheddar cheese: This cheese belongs to Somerset in South West England. Its texture is semi-hard and it is golden yellow in colour. It has a creamy taste. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock)

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Cottage cheese: This cheese originated in the United States and the United Kingdom. It belongs to the cheese-curd familly. The cottage cheese is famous in the Indian subcontinent, where it goes by the name of 'paneer'. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock)

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Feta cheese: This one is quite popular and has its roots in Greece. It has got a pretty unique taste and can be consumed with grapes and/or wine. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock)

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Gouda cheese: This cheese is famous in the South Holland and the Netherlands, where its origins are. Made from pasteurized cow milk, this cheese has a sweet taste. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock)

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Mozarella cheese: Goes without saying, the pizza-staple cheese is from Italy. It is generally prepared using the milk of a water buffalo or a cow. Mozarella is best eaten fresh. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock)

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Ricotta cheese: This cheese comes from Australia — which is widely known for its dairy industries. The ricotta cheese is often used as a spread. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock)