Processed Cheese Market By Type (Spreadable processed cheese, Un spreadable processed cheese) By Application (Industrial segment Catering Retail) and Region - Global Forecast to 2026
11 December 2017
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Processed Cheese Market Overview:
The Processed Cheese Market report also offers insightful and detailed information regarding the various key players operating in the global processed cheese market, and their financials, apart from strategies, acquisitions & mergers, and market footprint. The global processed cheese market is segmented on the basis of type, application, and region.
“The Processed Cheese Market size is expected to be worth around US$ xx Billion by 2021 from US$ X.xx million in 2031, growing at a CAGR of X.x% during the forecast period 2021 to 2031.”
Processed cheese is a food product made using cheese with added salt, sugar, saturated vegetable oils, and emulsifiers.
The basic difference between natural cheese and processed cheese is whey, which is removed from natural cheese, whereas processed cheese contains whey. The growth of the global processed cheese market is primarily driven owing to processed cheese having longer shelf life than regular cheese.
Increasing demand from the food and service industry is a key factor driving the growth of the global processed cheese market currently. In addition, consumers rely to a significant extent on processed and ready-to-eat foods, thereby increasing the production rate and capacity in the food processing industry.
Also, private label processed cheese is becoming popular among consumers as it represents the choice and opportunity to regularly purchase quality products at a lower cost as compared to manufacturer brands, without waiting for promotional pricing are the factors boosting the growth of the global processed cheese market.
Moreover, high-value dairy nutrition product, their properties to add taste to various food products and their low production cost is another major factor driving demand from the fast-food industry.
In addition, with rapid urbanization and increasing consumption and budgets for food products in a growing number of households, the global processed cheese market is expected to witness constant and steady growth over the forecast period.
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Processed cheese has significant advantages over natural/ unprocessed cheese such as extended shelf life due to addition of additives, resistance to separation when cooked, and uniformity depending on its smooth look and physical behavior.
One of the major consumer benefits of processed cheese is that it melts easily with a smooth texture when heated owing to the addition of emulsifiers.
Furthermore, it is used in a variety of dishes as it does not separate nor change in terms of texture or taste when heated and therefore is a popular addition to processed and ready-to-eat foods.
Packaging each slice separately is a major convenience factor for some brands of processed cheese. This is attributed to boosting the demand for processed cheese across the globe.
Major challenges restraining the growth of the global processed cheese market include increasing health concerns among a major consumer base and shorter shelf life of processed cheese.
However, growing concerns regarding high-calorie food products and associated obesity issues are expected to impact demand for processed cheese among some consumers.
Furthermore, demand for natural and organic cheese containing vegetable oils, sodium phosphate, potassium phosphate, coloring agents, tartrates, and trisodium phosphate is primarily attributed to the increasing incidence of lifestyle diseases, including rising cholesterol levels, the prevalence of diabetes, hypertension which is expected to hamper the growth of the global processed cheese market during the forecast period.
Major manufacturers are focusing on the production of higher quality processed cheese including more organic content and nutritional value can create high potential revenue opportunities for players in the global processed cheese market.
Furthermore, the production of processed cheese products that cause fewer health-related issues by reducing the use of ingredients that are harmful such as sodium phosphate and potassium phosphate is expected to further create opportunities for existing as well as new players in the target market over the forecast period.
Key vendors are focusing on increasing merger & acquisition activities among key market players of different regions is expected to create opportunities to expand the customer base in untapped markets and emerging economies.
Due to the shift of consumer preference towards low-fat content, the manufacturers are emphasis on producing processed chees with low-fat content and in snack-sized portions.
The players are increasing merger & acquisition activities among key market players of different regions, in order to enhance their product portfolio as well as expand their geographical presence.
Market Analysis by Type:
On the basis of type, the un-spreadable processed cheese segment is expected to dominate the market as well as to witness the highest CAGR of over 2%, in terms of revenue over the forecast period, owing to the consumption of un-spreadable processed cheese being relatively higher than that of spreadable processed cheese.
Market Analysis by Application
Among all the application segments, industrially processed cheese is expected to register the highest CAGR of over 3%. This is attributed due to the use of processed cheese in various food industries as an ingredient for products such as cheese chips, nuggets, popcorn, cheese balls, dips, etc. has been increasing in the recent past.
However, the retail processed cheese is expected to dominate the market and is expected to continue its dominance during the forecasted period.
Market Analysis by Region:
The Europe market is expected to dominate the global processed cheese market and is expected to account for the largest market revenue share as compared to that of markets in other regions.
The driving factor for this region is the presence of major fast food outlets such as Goody’s, McDonald’s, and Domino’s in countries in the region is driving demand for processed cheese to a significant extent.
In addition, Germany and France are major cheese-consuming countries in the region, which is an essential factor for the growth of the processed cheese market in this region. In addition, the wide availability of processed cheese products by major international players in retail is also contributing significantly to the growth of the processed cheese market in Europe.
In contrast, Asia Pacific is expected to register the highest CAGR of approximately 3% over the forecasted years. This can be attributed to rising demand from the general population for value-added products coupled with the rapidly changing lifestyles in India is expected to further drive the growth of the Asia Pacific processed cheese market.
Moreover, China has been the biggest importer of processed cheese in the Asia Pacific region and is expected to continue this trend over the forecast period.
This can be attributed to the rapidly growing number of fast-food restaurant outlets and rising demand for cheese products from various end-use industries in the country.
Global Processed Cheese Market Segmentation:
Global Processed Cheese Market Segmentation on the basis of types:
- Spreadable processed cheese
- Un-spreadable processed cheese
Global Processed Cheese Market Segmentation on the basis of application:
- Industrial segment
Global Processed Cheese Market Segmentation on the basis of region:
- North America
- Asia Pacific
- South America
- Middle East & Africa
Attribute Report Details Market Size Ask For Market Size Growth Rate Ask For Growth Rate Key Companies Ask For Companies Report Coverage Revenue analysis, Competitive landscape, Key company analysis, Market Trends, Key segments, Distribution Channel, Market Dynamics, COVID-19 Impact Analysis and more… Historical Data Period 2015-2020 Base Year 2022 Forecast Period 2022-2031 Region Scope North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East & Africa Country Scope United States, Canada and Mexico, Germany, France, UK, Russia and Italy, China, Japan, Korea, India and Southeast Asia, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia etc.Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa Revenue in US$ Mn
- SAVENCIA SA
- Bright Food Global
- Fonterra Foodservice
- The Kraft Heinz Company
- Arla Foods amba
- Uhrenholt A/S
- Mulia Boga Raya (PROCHIZ)
- Devondale Murray Goulburn
- PT Diamond Cold Storage Indonesia
- Fromageries Bel SA
- Groupe Lactalis S.A.
- Alba Cheese Manufacturing Pty Ltd.
- Koninklijke ERU Kaasfabriek BV
1.0 Chapter 1
- 1.1 Preface
- 1.2 Assumptions
- 1.3 Abbreviations
- 2.1 Report Description
- 2.1.1 Market Definition and Scope
- 2.2 Executive Summary
- 2.2.1 Market Snapshot, By Type
- 2.2.2 Market Snapshot, By Application
- 2.2.3 Market Snapshot, By Region
- 3.1 Global Processed Cheese Market Dynamics
- 3.1.1 Drivers
- 3.1.2 Restraints
- 3.1.3 Opportunities
- 3.1.4 Trends
- 3.1.5 PEST Analysis
- 3.1.6 PORTER’S Five Forces Analysis
- 4.0.1 Global Processed Cheese Market Analysis, by Type
- 4.0.2 Overview
- 4.0.3 Segment Trends
- 4.0.4 Market Share and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2022, (US$ Million)
- 4.1 Spreadable Processed Cheese
- 4.1.1 Overview
- 4.1.2 Market Share and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2022, (US$ Million)
- 4.2 Un-spreadable Processed Cheese
- 4.2.1 Overview
- 4.2.2 Market Share and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2022, (US$ Million)
- 5.0.1 Global Processed Cheese Market Analysis, by Application
- 5.0.1 Overview
- 5.0.2 Segment Trends
- 5.0.3 Market Share and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2022, (US$ Million)
- 5.1 Catering
- 5.1.1 Overview
- 5.1.2 Market Share and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2022, (US$ Million)
- 5.2 Industrial segment
- 5.2.1 Overview
- 5.2.2 Market Share and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2022, (US$ Million)
- 5.3 Retail
- 5.3.1 Overview
- 5.3.2 Market Share and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2022, (US$ Million)
- 6.0.1 Global Processed Cheese Market Analysis, by Region
- 6.0.2 Overview
- 6.0.3 Regional Trends
- 6.0.4 Market Share and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2022, (US$ Million)
- 6.1 North America
- 6.1.1 Overview
- 6.1.2 Country Trends
- 6.1.3 Market Share and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2022, (US$ Million)
- 6.1.4 US
- 6.1.5 Canada
- 6.1.6 Mexico
- 6.2 Europe
- 6.2.1 Overview
- 6.2.2 Country Trends
- 6.2.3 Market Share and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2022, (US$ Million)
- 6.2.4 Germany
- 6.2.5 UK
- 6.2.6 France
- 6.2.7 Russia
- 6.2.8 Italy
- 6.3 Asia Pacific
- 6.3.1 Overview
- 6.3.2 Country Trends
- 6.3.3 Market Share and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2022, (US$ Million)
- 6.3.4 China
- 6.3.5 India
- 6.3.6 Japan
- 6.3.7 South Korea
- 6.3.8 Southeast Asia
- 6.4 South America
- 6.4.1 Overview
- 6.4.2 Country Trends
- 6.4.3 Market Share and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2022, (US$ Million)
- 6.4.4 Brazil
- 6.4.5 Argentina
- 6.4.6 Colombia
- 6.5 Middle East & Africa
- 6.5.1 Overview
- 6.5.2 Country Trends
- 6.5.3 Market Share and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016–2022, (US$ Million)
- 6.5.4 Saudi Arabia
- 6.5.5 UAE
- 6.5.6 Egypt
- 6.5.7 Nigeria
- 6.5.8 South Africa
- 7.0.1 Company Profiles
- 7.1 SAVENCIA SA *
- 7.1.1 Company Overview
- 7.1.2 Product Portfolio
- 7.1.3 Financial Overview
- 7.2 Bright Food Global
- 7.3 Fonterra Foodservice
- 7.4 The Kraft Heinz Company
- 7.5 Arla Foods amba
- 7.6 Uhrenholt A/S
- 7.7 PT. Mulia Boga Raya (PROCHIZ)
- 7.8 Devondale Murray Goulburn
- 7.9 PT Diamond Cold Storage Indonesia
- 7.10 Fromageries Bel SA
- 7.12 Groupe Lactalis S.A.
- 7.13 Alba Cheese Manufacturing Pty Ltd.
- 7.14 Regal Cream Products Pty. Ltd.
- 7.15 Alfa Cheese Industries Sdn. Bhd.
- 7.16 Koninklijke ERU Kaasfabriek BV
- 7.17 LAÏTA
- 8.1 About Us
- 8.2 Research Methodology
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