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National Cheeseburger Day!

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 by Liz Bagot,  Finlandia Cheese  


A. NATIONAL CHEESEBURGER DAY RANKINGS 

  Two-thirds of Americans enjoy American cheese on their cheeseburgers. Shown below is our complete rankings (based on the percentage of Americans who "like" or "love" each cheese variety on a cheeseburger):

1. American Cheese: 66%

2. Cheddar: 65%

3. Swiss: 43%

4. Pepper Jack: 40%

5. Provolone: 31%

6. Colby: 27%

7. Muenster: 16%

8. Gouda: 16%

9. Havarti: 11%

10. Gruyere: 9%

B. CHEDDAR REIGNS ON THE WEST COAST

  The Western U.S. ranked #1 for preferring burgers with cheddar (67%), with the South coming in at a close second (63%).

C. NEW YORK IS A LITTLE SPICIER THAN NEW JERSEY

  New York has 39% pepper jack cheese lovers, while New Jersey has 21%.

D. MEN ENJOY GOUDA TWICE AS MUCH AS WOMEN DO

   11% of women prefer gouda, versus 23% of men.