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.
Kasia
0
Correct this question
5
Very interesting!
reach: rather globalbiologycheesechemistrycuisinegaseshard simple questionsnature

Answers by country

nitrogen
carbon dioxide
water vapor
air
answers
flagSwitzerland
16%
60%
4%
18%
48
flagItaly
5%
58%
8%
27%
36
flagthe Netherlands
2%
56%
4%
36%
46
flagIndia
12%
54%
14%
16%
1500
flagUnknown
6%
54%
11%
27%
87
flagIndonesia
3%
54%
16%
25%
31
flagMalaysia
9%
53%
16%
19%
81
flagPoland
10%
52%
3%
32%
29910
flagGermany
13%
52%
3%
29%
555
flagPakistan
10%
50%
14%
23%
180
flagAustralia
13%
50%
10%
23%
153
flagthe United Kingdom
12%
48%
7%
29%
607
flagthe United Arab Emirates
8%
48%
14%
28%
35
flagthe United States
13%
46%
7%
31%
1539
flagthe Philippines
12%
43%
14%
28%
170
flagAustria
19%
42%
2%
32%
92
flagCanada
15%
41%
11%
30%
104
flagRepublic of Ireland
13%
37%
9%
39%
53
flagNigeria
15%
36%
29%
18%
125
flagSingapore
12%
27%
10%
48%
47