Episode 575: The Fondue Conspiracy by NPR
Note: This episode originally aired in October 2014.
The popularity of fondue wasn’t an accident. It was planned by a cartel of Swiss cheese makers, which ruled the Swiss economy for 80 years.
On today’s show: Swiss cheese. A story about what happens when well-meaning folks decide that the rules of economics don’t apply to them — and got the world to eat gobs of melted fat.