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Processed Cheese Market Size, Share, Outlook

Processed Cheese Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth Outlook and Opportunities to 2030-by Form (Processed cheese slices, Processed cheese blocks, Processed cheese spreads, Canned processed cheese, Others), Type (Blue Cheese, Brick Cheese, Camembert Cheese, Cheddar Cheese, Cottage Cheese, Cream Cheese, Mozzarella Cheese, Others), Milk Source (Cattle Milk, Goat Milk, Sheep Milk), Distribution Channels (Hypermarkets and Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Online, Specialty Stores and Others), and Companies Report

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  • |Published Month : February, 2024
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The global Processed Cheese Market Size stood at $27.9 Billion in 2022 and is poised to register 4.42% growth over the forecast period from 2023 to 2030.

Strong growth in online sales, an increase in demand for low-sodium processed cheese, an Increase in marketing initiatives, an Emphasis on operational efficiency, innovative packaging, and new flavors, and others are among the main market trends.

 

Processed Cheese Market Analysis

The global processed cheese market is expected to show moderate to high growth over the forecast period. Over the long term, strong demand from restaurants, hotels, outlets, and household segments, and a strong increase in fast food services worldwide will support the market growth.

Strong demand for convenience food products, such as burgers, pizzas, pasta, and sandwiches in North America, Europe, and other countries results in robust demand for processed cheese products to increase food flavors. As Aromatic and delicious cheese is an important ingredient in the manufacture of Western foods, the market is driven by a strong market for cheese. Vendors are eliminating artificial preservatives from the end products and launching products with a wide range of flavors and textures.

The increase in diverse eating habits across the Asia Pacific region has led to a rise in the consumption of various bakery and confectionery products, leading to a rise in demand for protein-rich products. Manufacturing companies in the country are increasingly targeting affluent customers, children, teenagers, and mainstream households.

The increase in focus on health requirements and high demand for transparency are the key factors shaping the consumption of clean-label product, which is produced without using any chemical additives. Further, regulatory agencies such as the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the European Economic Community Council exert stringent guidelines for the manufacturing process.

The shift in consumer demand patterns to grab-and-go foods, frequent snacking habits, and home-based cooking are supporting the market demand. On the other hand, preference for natural cheese due to rising health awareness, the demand for processed cheese is fluctuating in developed markets. Accordingly, companies are launching low-fat, low-salt, and low-lactose varieties are increasingly being marketed by manufacturers. In particular, Cheddar and mozzarella are increasingly being focused in the low-fat segment.

 

Processed Cheese Market Outlook

 

Market Dynamics

Market Driver- Strong growth in online sales supports market growth

Processed cheese is increasingly being sold through online channels, targeted marketing, and online information. However, challenges related to product quality, inadequate information, presence of a large number of brands restrain the market growth. Accordingly, companies are working on providing nutritional information, regulatory approvals, and other information through chatbots, motivation messages, and programs. Further, companies are using testimonials to attract customer confidence

 

Market Trend- Increase in demand for low-sodium processed cheese

Salt is an essential ingredient for cheese production for enhancing shelf life, enzyme activity, flavor, casein hydration, and microbial proliferation during ripening. However, health-conscious consumers in developed markets focus on reducing their overall sodium intake, mainly due to health problems such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease (CVD), stroke, and heart attacks. Accordingly, companies are focusing on R&D to reduce sodium content through limit the amount of salt used in cheese making, and replacing NaCl with potassium chloride (KCl) (with the ability to lower blood pressure and reduce CVDs). Monterey Jack, Ricotta, Parmesan, Ficek. Wensleydale, Emmental, Mozzarella, Cream cheese, and Cottage cheese are different low-sodium cheese types.

 

Market Segmentation

The global Processed Cheese Market is segmented into Forms, Types, Milk Sources, Applications, and Countries.

processed cheese slices remain the dominant type consumed worldwide

Processed cheese slices are high-quality products and are targeted at a wide range of consumers. Companies like Kraft are increasingly launching new products in the category. To promote freshness, innovative designs that allow multiple openings and closings are being launched. Individually wrapped in plastic foil, slices are used to prepare sandwiches, burgers, toast, and snacks. The demand for slices is significant both from household segments, hotels, restaurants, and other large-scale consumers. Excellent taste and high nutritional values of the slices encourage wide consumption of slices. Cheddar, High Calcium, Lower Fat High Calcium, Edam, Emmental, Toast, and other flavors are marketed in the segment. With the increasing popularity of fast food in developing markets, the demand for processed cheese slices remains strong.

 

Supermarkets and Hypermarkets continue to be the largest distribution mode of the Processed Cheese market during the forecast period

The distribution channel allows customers to shop for the required products directly and choose based on the information provided by vendors. The stalls also allow the users to compare different products and present shopping experiences, gain significant awareness, and avail of discounted product offers. Customers are historically well accustomed to procuring their groceries from these stores and accordingly, the distribution channel accounts for around 64% of total market size. Changing behavioral patterns of consumers and rising populations in developing countries such as China, India, Brazil, and others are booming the growth of supermarkets and hypermarkets. The growth of the organized retail sector will support the market growth in these countries. 

 

Asia Pacific is the fastest-growing market of Processed Cheese for the period 2023 to 2030

 Asia Pacific is the fastest growing market driven by countries like China, India, South East Asia, and other countries due to the changing lifestyles, urbanization trends, increase in spending power of families, and growing middle-class population and preference for Western foods.

China- China dominates the Asia Pacific Processed cheese market. The market is characterized by stiff competition from local manufacturers and players who provide cheaper products as compared to larger players. Compared to its dense population, the use of processed cheese is low, offering significant potential for growth. The economic growth in developing markets and the growing disposable income of people in the region support the processed cheese growth.

In addition to the presence of a large food industry, a growing population, rising incomes, and increasing urbanization drive the demand for processed cheese in both the household segment and the HRI sector. The country is witnessing demand for convenience food products, undergoing improvements in the food processing industry and cold chain networks, which will support the consumption of processed cheese.

Processed cheese slices and blocks are widely used across industrial segments in the country. Further, processed cheese snacks including cheese sticks, breaded cheese fingers, cheese balls, and others are witnessing rapid demand growth. Western dietary influences and the boom in organized retail are among the main market drivers for the market growth of these products.

In addition to the vast domestic supply market, China imports around 18.9 thousand tons of processed cheese, predominantly from New Zealand, Denmark, France, Austria, Australia, and other countries.

Domestic companies also market products by mixing different cheeses with oil and food additives for lightened taste and relative ease of use. Chinese young people craving a variety of foods will support the long-term market potential.

 

Segmentation

By Form

  • Processed cheese slices
  • Processed cheese blocks
  • Processed cheese spreads
  • Canned processed cheese
  • Others

 

by Type

  • Blue Cheese
  • Brick Cheese
  • Camembert Cheese
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Cream Cheese
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Others

 

Milk Source

  • Cattle Milk
  • Goat Milk
  • Sheep Milk

 

By Distribution Channels

  • Hypermarkets and Supermarkets
  • Convenience Stores
  • Online
  • Specialty Stores and Others

 

By Region

  • North America (United States, Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Others)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia, Others)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Argentina, Others)
  • Middle East and Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Other Middle East, South Africa, Nigeria, Other Africa)

 

Key Players

Leading companies profiled in the study include-

  • Mondelez International Inc
  • Arla Foods
  • Groupe Lactalis SA
  • Koninklijke DSM
  • Savencia
  • Le Group Bel
  • Associated Milk Producers Inc.
  • Sargento Foods Inc.
  • Kraft Heinz Foods
  • Fonterra Foods

 

Processed Cheese Market Outlook 2023

1 Market Overview

1.1 Introduction to Processed Cheese Market

1.2 Scope of the Study

1.3 Research Objective

1.3.1 Key Market Scope and Segments

1.3.2 Players Covered

1.3.3 Years Considered

 

2 Executive Summary

2.1 2023 Processed Cheese Industry- Market Statistics

3 Market Dynamics

3.1 Market Drivers

3.2 Market Challenges

3.3 Market Opportunities

3.4 Market Trends

 

4 Market Factor Analysis

4.1 Porter’s Five Forces

4.2 Market Entropy

4.2.1 Global Processed Cheese Market Companies with Area Served

4.2.2 Products Offerings Global Processed Cheese Market

5 COVID-19 Impact Analysis and Outlook Scenarios

5.1.1 Covid-19 Impact Analysis

5.1.2 Post-COVID-19 Scenario- Low Growth Case

5.1.3 Post-COVID-19 Scenario- Reference Growth Case

5.1.4 Post-COVID-19 Scenario- Low Growth Case

 

6 Global Processed Cheese Market Trends

6.1 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) and CAGR (%) by Type (2018-2028)

6.2 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) and CAGR (%) by Applications (2018-2028)

6.3 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) and CAGR (%) by Regions (2018-2028)

 

7 Global Processed Cheese Market Revenue (USD Million) by Type, and Applications (2018-2022)

7.1 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Type (2018-2022)

7.1.1 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), Market Share (%) by Type (2018-2022)

7.2 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Applications (2018-2022)

7.2.1 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), Market Share (%) by Applications (2018-2022)

 

8 Global Processed Cheese Development Regional Status and Outlook

8.1 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Regions (2018-2022)

8.2 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Type, and Application (2018-2022)

8.2.1 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Country (2018-2022)

8.2.2 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Type (2018-2022)

8.2.3 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Applications (2018-2022)

8.3 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Type, and Applications (USD Million) (2018-2022)

8.3.1 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Country (2018-2022)

8.3.2 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Type (2018-2022)

8.3.3 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Applications (2018-2022)

8.4 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), and Revenue (USD Million) by Type, and Applications (2018-2022)

8.4.1 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Country (2018-2022)

8.4.2 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Type (2018-2022)

8.4.3 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Applications (2018-2022)

8.5 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Type, and Applications (2018-2022)

8.5.1 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Country (2018-2022)

8.5.2 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Type (2018-2022)

8.5.3 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Applications (2018-2022)

8.6 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Type, Technology, Application, Thickness (2018-2022)

8.6.1 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Country (2018-2022)

8.6.2 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Type (2018-2022)

8.6.3 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Applications (2018-2022)

 

9 Company Profiles

 

10 Global Processed Cheese Market Revenue (USD Million), by Type, and Applications (2023-2028)

10.1 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) and Market Share (%) by Type (2023-2028)

10.1.1 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), and Market Share (%) by Type (2023-2028)

10.2 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) and Market Share (%) by Applications (2023-2028)

10.2.1 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), and Market Share (%) by Applications (2023-2028)

11 Global Processed Cheese Development Regional Status and Outlook Forecast

11.1 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Regions (2023-2028)

11.2 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Type, and Applications (2023-2028)

11.2.1 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD) Million by Country (2023-2028)

11.2.2 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Type (2023-2028)

11.2.3 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), Market Share (%) by Applications (2023-2028)

11.3 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Type, and Applications (2023-2028)

11.3.1 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Country (2023-2028)

11.3.2 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Type (2023-2028)

11.3.3 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Applications (2023-2028)

11.4 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) by Type, and Applications (2023-2028)

11.4.1 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Country (2023-2028)

11.4.2 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Type (2023-2028)

11.4.3 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Applications (2023-2028)

11.5 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Type, and Applications (2023-2028)

11.5.1 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Country (2023-2028)

11.5.2 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Type (2023-2028)

11.5.3 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Applications (2023-2028)

11.6 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Type, and Applications (2023-2028)

11.6.1 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Region (2023-2028)

11.6.2 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Type (2023-2028)

11.6.3 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million), by Applications (2023-2028)

 

12 Methodology and Data Sources

12.1 Methodology/Research Approach

12.1.1 Research Programs/Design

12.1.2 Market Size Estimation

12.1.3 Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation

12.2 Data Sources

12.2.1 Secondary Sources

12.2.2 Primary Sources

12.3 Disclaimer

List Of Tables

Table 1 Market Segmentation Analysis

Table 2 Global Processed Cheese Market Companies with Areas Served

Table 3 Products Offerings Global Processed Cheese Market

Table 4 Low Growth Scenario Forecasts

Table 5 Reference Case Growth Scenario

Table 6 High Growth Case Scenario

Table 7 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) And CAGR (%) By Type (2018-2028)

Table 8 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) And CAGR (%) By Applications (2018-2028)

Table 9 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) And CAGR (%) By Regions (2018-2028)

Table 10 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2018-2022)

Table 11 Global Processed Cheese Revenue Market Share (%) By Type (2018-2022)

Table 12 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2018-2022)

Table 13 Global Processed Cheese Revenue Market Share (%) By Applications (2018-2022)

Table 14 Global Processed Cheese Market Revenue (USD Million) By Regions (2018-2022)

Table 15 Global Processed Cheese Market Share (%) By Regions (2018-2022)

Table 16 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2018-2022)

Table 17 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2018-2022)

Table 18 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2018-2022)

Table 19 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2018-2022)

Table 20 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2018-2022)

Table 21 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2018-2022)

Table 22 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2018-2022)

Table 23 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2018-2022)

Table 24 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2018-2022)

Table 25 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2018-2022)

Table 26 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2018-2022)

Table 27 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2018-2022)

Table 28 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Region (2018-2022)

Table 29 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2018-2022)

Table 30 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2018-2022)

 

Table 31 Financial Analysis

Table 32 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2023-2028)

Table 33 Global Processed Cheese Revenue Market Share (%) By Type (2023-2028)

Table 34 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2023-2028)

Table 35 Global Processed Cheese Revenue Market Share (%) By Applications (2023-2028)

Table 36 Global Processed Cheese Market Revenue (USD Million), And Revenue (USD Million) By Regions (2023-2028)

Table 37 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD)By Country (2023-2028)

Table 38 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2023-2028)

Table 39 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2023-2028)

Table 40 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2023-2028)

Table 41 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2023-2028)

Table 42 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2023-2028)

Table 43 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2023-2028)

Table 44 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2023-2028)

Table 45 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2023-2028)

Table 46 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2023-2028)

Table 47 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2023-2028)

Table 48 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2023-2028)

Table 49 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Region (2023-2028)

Table 50 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Region (2023-2028)

Table 51 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2023-2028)

Table 52 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2023-2028)

Table 53 Research Programs/Design for This Report

Table 54 Key Data Information from Secondary Sources

Table 55 Key Data Information from Primary Sources

 

List Of Figures

Figure 1 Market Scope

Figure 2 Porter’s Five Forces

Figure 3 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2018-2022)

Figure 4 Global Processed Cheese Revenue Market Share (%) By Type (2022)

Figure 5 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2018-2022)

Figure 6 Global Processed Cheese Revenue Market Share (%) By Applications (2022)

Figure 7 Global Processed Cheese Market Revenue (USD Million) By Regions (2018-2022)

Figure 8 Global Processed Cheese Market Share (%) By Regions (2022)

Figure 9 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2018-2022)

Figure 10 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2018-2022)

Figure 11 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2018-2022)

Figure 12 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2018-2022)

Figure 13 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2018-2022)

Figure 14 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2018-2022)

Figure 15 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2018-2022)

Figure 16 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2018-2022)

Figure 17 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2018-2022)

Figure 18 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2018-2022)

Figure 19 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2018-2022)

Figure 20 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2018-2022)

Figure 21 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Region (2018-2022)

Figure 22 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2018-2022)

Figure 23 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2018-2022)

Figure 24 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2023-2028)

Figure 25 Global Processed Cheese Revenue Market Share (%) By Type (2028)

Figure 26 Global Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2023-2028)

Figure 27 Global Processed Cheese Revenue Market Share (%) By Applications (2028)

Figure 28 Global Processed Cheese Market Revenue (USD Million) By Regions (2023-2028)

Figure 29 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2023-2028)

Figure 30 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2023-2028)

Figure 31 North America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2023-2028)

Figure 32 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2023-2028)

Figure 33 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2023-2028)

Figure 34 Europe Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2023-2028)

Figure 35 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2023-2028)

Figure 36 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2023-2028)

Figure 37 Asia Pacific Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2023-2028)

Figure 38 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Country (2023-2028)

Figure 39 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2023-2028)

Figure 40 South America Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2023-2028)

Figure 41 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Region (2023-2028)

Figure 42 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Region (2023-2028)

Figure 43 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Type (2023-2028)

Figure 44 Middle East and Africa Processed Cheese Revenue (USD Million) By Applications (2023-2028)

Figure 45 Bottom-Up and Top-Down Approaches For This Report

Figure 46 Data Triangulation

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