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.

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The Fondue Conspiracy
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