Check These Out! Edible Parmesan Pencils

published Jul 22, 2011
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This box of pencils packs a cheesy punch! Leave it to a German ad agency to think up this cute — and practical! — way to transport and serve Parmesan cheese. But are they coming to the United States anytime soon?

Disguised as run-of-the-mill over-sized pencils, the “leads” of these pencils are actually flavored Parmesan cheese. Each set comes with a sharpener, allowing one to shave truffle, chili, and pesto flavored Parmesan right from the pencils. Too bad there were only 500 made — we think they’d fly off the shelves on this side of the pond!

Read more: Meet the Parmesan Cheese Pencils via the Kolle Rebbe ad agency

Related: Cheese Sticks: What’s Your Favorite Brand?

(Images: Kolle Rebbe)