RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 5th edition of the "Mondial du Fromage et des Produits Laitiers de Tours," a world cheese competition, had Brazil as one of the main countries on the medals table. Behind only France, Brazilian cheeses won 57 medals, 5 of which were super gold, the top award.
According to the SerTãoBras institution, 183 cheeses from Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Pará, Goiás, Mato Grosso do Sul, and Paraná took part in the competition.
Traditionally known for its dairy products, the state of Minas Gerais won 40 of the 57 Brazilian medals. In total, Brazil . . .