What is inside Swiss cheese holes?

nitrogen
carbon dioxide
water vapor
air
Carbon dioxide is produced by bacteria feeding on the lactic acid. In the Middle Ages, the holes were con­sid­ered a sign of im­per­fec­tion and cheese makers would try to avoid them.

Answers distribution

nitrogen
carbon dioxide
water vapor
air
answers
flagFinland
1%
97%
0%
1%
71
flagthe United Arab Emirates
2%
78%
8%
10%
47
flagItaly
2%
77%
3%
16%
83
flagGermany
3%
68%
2%
25%
379
flagNorway
6%
66%
3%
21%
60
flagFrance
4%
65%
2%
25%
89
flagPoland
7%
64%
3%
24%
26246
flagSpain
2%
64%
0%
30%
39
flagthe United Kingdom
8%
63%
4%
23%
957
flagIndia
10%
63%
10%
14%
625
flagRepublic of Ireland
5%
62%
2%
30%
119
flagthe Netherlands
5%
62%
1%
29%
101
flagPakistan
6%
61%
8%
20%
89
flagMalaysia
12%
57%
15%
15%
40
flagthe United States
11%
55%
6%
24%
1387
flagthe Philippines
11%
55%
9%
20%
86
flagCanada
9%
54%
7%
26%
92
flagUnknown
10%
47%
5%
36%
719
flagAustralia
15%
44%
7%
29%
65
flagSweden
5%
38%
7%
48%
39

Gender

men63%
women60%
nitrogen
8%
9%
carbon dioxide
63%
60%
water vapor
3%
2%
air
24%
27%

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