The market for cheese as a food ingredient has increased rapidly in recent years and now represents upto approximately 50 per cent of cheese production in some countries. Volume II entitled "Major Cheese Groups" will focus on major cheese groups which is devoted to the characteristics of the principle families of cheese. "Cheese: Chemistry, Physics, and Microbiology Two-Volume Set, 3E" is available for purchase as a set, and as well, so are the volumes individually. This volume reflects the major advances in cheese science during the last decade. Produced in a new 2-color format, it illustrates numerous figures and tables.