Scientists have discovered a link between music and cheese. Different of music affect the way cheese matures. A top Swiss cheese-maker and a of researchers from Switzerland's Bern University conducted a six-month to look into the music had on the maturation process of Emmental cheese. After the cheese had matured, it was sampled and assessed by the researchers and a of culinary cheese . The researchers found that cheese that had been played hip-hop had a aroma and flavor than the other . The cheese aficionados reached the same as the researchers - the hip-hop cheese was the .
The experiment involved exposing cheeses to a 24-hour, non-stop loop. A music player directed sound waves at the cheese for six months. The was titled "Cheese in Surround Sound". The music included Mozart's "The Magic Flute," Led Zeppelins classic "Stairway to Heaven," and A Tribe Called Quest's hip-hop "Jazz (We've Got)". A researcher explained the differences in . He said: "Bacteria are responsible for the formation of the taste of cheese, with the that influence its maturity. I am convinced that humidity, temperature or are not the only things that influence taste. Sounds, ultrasounds or music can also have effects."