Earliest evidence for cheese making in the sixth millennium bc in northern Europe

  title={Earliest evidence for cheese making in the sixth millennium bc in northern Europe},
  author={M{\'e}lanie Salque and Peter Bogucki and Joanna Pyzel and Iwona Sobkowiak-Tabaka and Ryszard Grygiel and Marzena Szmyt and Richard P. Evershed},
The introduction of dairying was a critical step in early agriculture, with milk products being rapidly adopted as a major component of the diets of prehistoric farmers and pottery-using late hunter-gatherers. The processing of milk, particularly the production of cheese, would have been a critical development because it not only allowed the preservation of milk products in a non-perishable and transportable form, but also it made milk a more digestible commodity for early prehistoric farmers… 
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