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Switzerland's Next Top Cheese

Staff inspect the presentation before the Swiss Cheese Awards competition in Le Sentier, Switzerland September 23, 2016. One hundred and forty-two experts have to choose the best out of 777 cheeses from 353 producers competing in 28 categories. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Staff inspect the presentation before the Swiss Cheese Awards competition in Le Sentier, Switzerland September 23, 2016. One hundred and forty-two experts have to choose the best out of 777 cheeses from 353 producers competing in 28 categories....more

Staff inspect the presentation before the Swiss Cheese Awards competition in Le Sentier, Switzerland September 23, 2016. One hundred and forty-two experts have to choose the best out of 777 cheeses from 353 producers competing in 28 categories. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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Judges inspect a piece of cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards competition. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Judges inspect a piece of cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards competition. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Judges inspect a piece of cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards competition. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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A married couple is displayed on a pile of cheeses in the "Specialty" category during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A married couple is displayed on a pile of cheeses in the "Specialty" category during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A married couple is displayed on a pile of cheeses in the "Specialty" category during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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Judges inspect a piece of cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Judges inspect a piece of cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Judges inspect a piece of cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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A judge scrapes melted Raclette cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A judge scrapes melted Raclette cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A judge scrapes melted Raclette cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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A judge smells a piece of Emmental cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A judge smells a piece of Emmental cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A judge smells a piece of Emmental cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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Pieces of Sbrinz cheese are displayed during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Pieces of Sbrinz cheese are displayed during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Pieces of Sbrinz cheese are displayed during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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Judges inspect pieces of cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Judges inspect pieces of cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Judges inspect pieces of cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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A judge inspects a piece of Emmental cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A judge inspects a piece of Emmental cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A judge inspects a piece of Emmental cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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Judges inspect a piece of Vacherin cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Judges inspect a piece of Vacherin cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Judges inspect a piece of Vacherin cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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A judge cuts a slice of Emmental cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A judge cuts a slice of Emmental cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A judge cuts a slice of Emmental cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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Staff inspect the presentation before the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Staff inspect the presentation before the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Staff inspect the presentation before the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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A judge inspects a piece of Emmental cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A judge inspects a piece of Emmental cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A judge inspects a piece of Emmental cheese during the Swiss Cheese Awards. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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