Stay Fresh Cheese Bags refers to a popular image macro screenshot of a Twitter post, displaying a box of cheese bags, that could keep your Fromunda Cheese fresh for good.
The meme is closely associated with the Chef Excellence image macro series.
Online, the phrase is referred to as a new, funny catchphrase one can use for saying goodbye to friends.
Both the Stay Fresh System products, and the meme figure, Chef Excellence have been popularized by YouTube comedian ashens, first being referenced in his video, uploaded on January 9th, 2010 under the title Poundland Special 2.
It is in this video, the line “Stay Fresh Cheese Bags” was featured, serving as the first in the series of parodies, revolving around Stay Fresh System and Chef Excellence, creating a trope around the products.
A photo of “Stay Fresh Cheese Bags” was first shared by Twitter user @RichNeville on January 31st, 2019, marking the beginning of the meme’s further rise in popularity.
A screenshot of the post was swiftly shared on Reddit’s r/BrandNewSentence sub by u/wayfareringbloke on February 1st, 2019.
February 2019 saw the spread of the “Stay Fresh Cheese Bags” image macro to numerous subreddits, as well as other social media sites, including Twitter and Facebook.
The phrase was first defined on Urban Dictionary on March 28th, 2019, with a few other entries having been added since.
Since then, “Stay Fresh Cheese Bags” merchandize have been popping up, enabling people to get their own T-shirt with the catchphrase.