But that's not the amazing part. What's amazing is that since the webcam went live, the site has had more than 525,000 hits. That's a lot of fans of fromage.
The BBC reports that Thursday, March 28 was a big day for the cheese. More than 17,000 viewers logged in to watch as a professional cheese-maker peformed the first quality check on the cheddar. He was pleased to report that it "tasted fresh, nutty and very buttery."
I will spare you the pain of a joke which refers to the cheese and computer mice in any way, shape or form.