When it comes to cheese, many of us are a fragrant gently golden slice with huge holes. And this is Maasdam - the main competitor of Swiss cheese. Initially, the maasdam was conceived as a budget analog of the Swiss delicacy emmental. But the resultant product was so delicious and original that it was given its own name, which is now known all over the world. Still would! Today Maasdam, along with edam and gouda, is on the list of the most popular cheeses created in Holland.