Cheesy whiffs

BBC News: ‘World’s smelliest cheese’ named.

Scientists at a Bedfordshire university have found what could be the smelliest cheese in the world. Vieux Boulogne, a soft cheese from northern France, beat 14 other whiffy varieties in tests. Experts at Cranfield University – who led the research – used an "electronic nose" to analyse the cheese odours, along with a panel of 19 human testers. English Cheddar, aged between six and 24 months, was one of the least smelly cheeses tested, along with Parmesan.

I smell an Ig Nobel Prize in the air…