Cheese box: locut. Cheese boxes are usually made of peeled poplar wood. Today, there are more and more cardboard boxes for industrial cheeses. Wood acts as a humidity regulator.
Invented in 1890 by Ridel, the wooden box gave camembert its momentum by allowing it to travel without damage to Paris. Subsequently, large cheeses, géromé, then box cheeses or Vacherins were certified.
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