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Cheese

Cheese

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Cheese in Thousand Metric Tons. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2006 through 2015. The report profiles 364 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Arla Foods, amba., Belaya Reka Holding, Bongrain, SA., Belgioioso Cheese, Inc., Crystal Farms, Cabot Creamery Cooperative, Inc., Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., Derivados De Leche La Esmeralda, Dairy Crest Group, Plc., Fonterra Group Cooperative Limited, Fromageries Bel, SA., Groupe Danone, S.A., Great Lakes Cheese Company, Inc., Grupo Industrial Lala, S.A. de C.V., Kraft Foods, Inc., Kraft Foods, Inc., Leprino Foods Company, Inc., Lactalis McLelland, Ltd., Meiji Dairies, Corp., North Downs Dairy Co, Ltd., Parmalat, S.p.A., Snow Brand Milk Products Co, Ltd., Sancor Cooperativas Unidas Limitada, Saputo, Inc., Specialty Cheese Co, Inc., Tillamook County Creamery Association, Valio Ltd., Wyke Farms, Ltd., and Wisconsin Cheese Group Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

  • I.Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions
  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study
  • II. Executive Summary
  • 1.Industry Overview
    • Recession Alters The Cheese Industry's Dynamics: A Review
    • International Cheese Prices in A State of Flux
    • International Trade in Cheese Derails
    • Cheese Consumption Patterns Falter
    • Pricey Cheese: A Business Buster
    • New Marketing Strategies in The Offing, Post Recession
    • Organic Cheese to Make Cash Registers Ring, Post Recession
    • Developing Nations to Drive World Cheese Consumption in The Post Recession Period
    • Key Statistical Findings
    • Table 1: Global Production of Cheese (2007 & 2009e): Breakdown of Production Volume by Select Country/Region (in 000' Metric Tons) (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 2: Global Cheese Market (2006): per Capita Consumption in Select Countries (in Kilograms) (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: Global Exports of Cheese (2007 & 2008): Breakdown of Export Volume (in 000' Metric Tons) by Country (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 4: Global Imports of Cheese (2007 & 2008): Breakdown of Import Volume (in 000' Metric Tons) by Country (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 2.Product Overview
    • Cheese: A Definition
    • Cheese: Nutritional Facts
    • Table 5: Calories, Milk Fat and Nutrient Value per ½-Cup Serving (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Cheese: An Evolution Scan
    • Cheese Production Process: A Review
    • Types of Cheese by Texture
    • Fresh & Processed Cheese: A Classification
    • Legal & Regulatory Issues
    • Controversies Surrounding ""cheese Consumption""
    • Cultural Influences on Cheese Consumption Patterns
    • The Lighter Side of Cheese: ""linguistic Connotations""
  • 3.Recent Industry Activity
    • Emmi Takes over Roth Kase
    • Milk Link Takes over Llandyrnog
    • Hilco and Monomoy Take over Atkins
    • Fonterra Inks Deal with Arab Dairy
    • Arla Inks Agreement with Green Meadows
    • Toobro Takes over Ahava
    • Perdigao Gets European Commission Clearance for Merger with Sadia
    • Lactalis Mclelland Takes over Lubborn Cheese
    • Saputo Takes over F&a Dairy
    • Arthur Schuman Purchases Wisconsin Farmers Union Specialty Cheese
    • Britannia Purchases Stake in Fonterra
    • Jeffrey's Enters into Alliance with Cheese Works
    • Glanbia and Greater Southwest Enhance Business
    • Dmi and Domino Enter into An Alliance
    • Kerry Group Takes over Breeo Foods
    • Irish Dairy Board Expands Operation of Kerrygold Company
    • Friesland Foods and Campina Receive Approval for Merger
    • Bega Cheese to Acquire Kraft Facility
    • Organic to Go Food Takes over A Store of Marvelous Market
    • Wcb and Nf Signs Joint Venture Agreement for Cheese Production
    • Artisanal Premium Cheese to Ink Marketing, Distribution Deals with Harvest Song
    • Norseland to Acquire Ilchester Cheese Company
    • Albalact Acquires 77% Interest in Raraul Campulung Moldovenesc
    • Erkonprodukt and Bel to Form Cheese Joint Venture
    • Kroger Inaugurates Murray's Cheese Unit in Its Store
    • Glanbia Takes over Optimum Nutrition
    • Dairy UK Merges with Bcb
    • Kirin Holdings to Acquire Dairy Farmers' Cheese and Yogurt Labels
    • Swiss Cheese Producer Taken over by Mifroma
    • Monterey Gourmet Foods Acquires The Outstanding 20% Interest in Sonoma Foods
    • Southern Fulfillment Services Acquires Pittman & Davis
    • Best Cheese Corp. Completes Coach Farm Acquisition
    • Saputo Acquires The US Operations of Alto Dairy Cooperative
    • Lactalis Takes over Kraft's Spanish Cream Cheese Business
    • Artisanal Premium Cheese Inks Distribution Agreement with Coastal Sunbelt
    • National Foods Secures Accc Approval for Proposed Dairy Farmers Acquisition
    • Agropur Acquires Trega Foods
    • Monterey Gourmet Announced Plans to Expand Sonoma Cheese Distribution Agreement
    • Artisanal and Baldor Sign Distribution Agreement
    • Kraft Foods & Sadia Ink Partnership
    • Caledonian Cheese Recruits 20 Farmer Suppliers
    • Arla Foods Announces Capacity Expansion at Cheese Plant
    • Velikoluksky Dairy Plans Euro 5.2 Mln Investment for Production Modernization
    • Foodland Takes over Controlling Stake in Semikarakorskiy
    • Sapal Sa to Acquire The Assets of Kimaco Sa
    • Nascent Takes over Commercial Targa
    • American Home Foods Products Takes over Artisanal Cheese Llc
    • Palladium Equity Partners Acquires Castro Cheese
    • Associated Milk Producers Completes Cass Clay Creamery Acquisition
    • Nascent Wine Co Acquires Commercial Targa Sa
    • Saputo Takes over Cheese & Protein International
    • Sigma Alimentos Takes over Mexican Cheese Producers
    • Tine Ba to Acquire Wernersson Ost, The Swedish Cheese Importer
    • Emmi Acquires Stakes in Ambrosi S.P.A.
    • Brewster Dairy to Acquire Cheese Production Facility in Idaho from Kraft
    • Gencor Takes over Thornloe Cheese Factory
    • Valcrest Acquires Stakes in Chevrechard
    • Novel Group Completes Cheese Cellar Company Acquisition
    • Arla Divests Stake in Delimo to Lactalis
    • Kroger and Murray's Cheese Agree to Expand Specialty Cheese Program
    • Bel and Sahar Dairy Form A Joint Venture
    • Arla Foods Forms Joint Venture with Artis
    • Campina to Divest Goat's Cheese Business
    • Unilever Divests Boursin Cheese Brand
    • Glanbia Foods Commences Production of Organic Cheeses
    • Bograin's Cheese Jv with Sodiaal Receives Ec Approval
    • Abs Global Forges An Alliance Agreement with Agrícola Panquehue
    • Land O'lakes to Divest Assets of Cpi to Saputo
    • Kovelmoloko Plans The Launch of Curd-Cheese Plant
    • Dfa Plans The Closure of Its California-Based Cheese Plant
    • Olam International Purchases 2.86% Stake in Open Country Cheese
    • Arla Foods Ceases The Production of Emmental Cheese
    • Campina Sells Its Belgian Cheese Unit to Bongrain
    • Dairy Trust Plans to Acquire Open Country Cheese Company
    • Fromageries Bel Announces 100% Acquisition over Shostka
    • Ukrproduct Group Plans to Set-up New Cheese Production Plant
    • Bega Cheese Announces Majority Share Take-over in Tatura Milk
    • G. Willi-Food International Inks Agreement with The Distributor for New Jv
    • Unilever to Sell Bousin Cheese Business to Le Groupe Bel
  • 4.Product Launches/Innovations
    • Arla Augments Lactofree Dairy Collection
    • Bradbury to Launch Go Dutch Edam Cheese
    • Alouette® Launches All-New Baby Brie® Wedge
    • Cabot Creamery Introduces New Cabot Ou Kosher Sharp Cheddar
    • Land O'lakes Unveils American Deli Cheese
    • Almarai Introduces White Cheese in Sig Combibloc's Carton Package
    • Kraft to Re-Introduce Dairylea Cheeses with A Multi-Million Pound Media Program
    • Sargento Adds Authentic Latin Cheese to The Artisan Blends Cheese Range
    • Cabot Launches New Low-Fat Omega-3 Dha-Based Cheddar Cheese
    • Dfa Introduces All-New Borden® Cheese Containing Antioxidants
    • Lucini to Launch Lucini Organic Stravecchio Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese
    • Sara Lee Unveils Sara Lee Cheesecake Bites
    • Sorrento Launches Two Offerings under Sorrento® Cheese Range
    • First Milk Announces New Regional Cheese Range
    • Lactalis Expands Scottish Cheese to Asia and Middle East
    • Kraft Unveils 'liveactive' Cheddar Cheese with Probiotics
  • 5.Focus on Select Global Players
    • Arla Foods, Amba., (Denmark)
    • Belaya Reka Holding, (Russia)
    • Bongrain, Sa., (France)
    • Belgioioso Cheese, Inc., (USA)
    • Crystal Farms (USA)
    • Cabot Creamery Cooperative, Inc., (USA)
    • Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., (USA)
    • Derivados De Leche La Esmeralda, (Mexico)
    • Dairy Crest Group, Plc., (UK)
    • Fonterra Group Cooperative Limited, (New Zealand)
    • Fromageries Bel, Sa., (France)
    • Groupe Danone, S.A., (France)
    • Great Lakes Cheese Company, Inc., (USA)
    • Grupo Industrial Lala, S.A. De C.V., (Mexico)
    • Kraft Foods, Inc., (USA)
    • Land O' Lakes, Inc., (USA)
    • Leprino Foods Company, Inc., (USA)
    • Lactalis Mclelland, Ltd., (UK)
    • Meiji Dairies, Corp., (Japan)
    • North Downs Dairy Co, Ltd., (UK)
    • Parmalat, S.P.A., (Italy)
    • Snow Brand Milk Products Co, Ltd., (Japan)
    • Sancor Cooperativas Unidas Limitada, (Argentina)
    • Saputo, Inc., (Canada)
    • Specialty Cheese Co, Inc., (USA)
    • Tillamook County Creamery Association, (USA)
    • Valio Ltd (Finland)
    • Wyke Farms, Ltd., (UK)
    • Wisconsin Cheese Group Inc., (USA)
  • 6.Global Market Perspective
    • Table 6: World Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Cheese by Geographic Region - United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption Figures in Thousand Metric Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: World 10-Year Perspective for Cheese by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • III. Market
  • 1.The United States
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Market Overview
    • Table 8: US Cheese Market (2007 & 2009e): Annual Breakdown of Production Volume (in 000' Metric Tons)
    • Table 9: The US Cheese Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Cheese Types - Mozzarella, Cheddar Cheese, Other Italian, Other American, Swiss, and Others (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Cheese: The US Federal Regulatory Framework
    • Key Trends & Issues in A Capsule
    • Table 10: US Cheese Market: Average Price of Cheese (US$/ Per100 Kg) for The Years 2006 through 2012 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: US Exports of Cheese (2008): Breakdown of Volume and Value Exports by Key Destination Countries (in Mt, in US$ 000) (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: US Exports of Cheese (H1 2009): Breakdown of Volume and Value Exports by Key Destination Countries (in Mt, in US$ 000) (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 13: US Imports of Cheese (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Imports by Select Countries of Origin (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 14: Top 10 Natural/Slice Cheese Brands in The United States: Breakdown of Unit Sales and Value Sales through Supermarkets, Drugstores & Discount Stores for The Year Ended November 2008 (in Million Units, US$ Million) (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 15: Top 10 Natural Chunk Cheese Brands in The United States: Breakdown of Unit Sales and Value Sales through Supermarkets, Drugstores & Discount Stores for The Year Ended November 2008 (in Million Units, US$ Million) (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: Top 10 Natural Shredded Cheese Brands in The United States: Breakdown of Unit Sales and Value Sales through Supermarkets, Drugstores & Discount Stores for The Year Ended November 2008 (in Million Units, US$ Million) (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Product Launches
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
    • Belgioioso Cheese, Inc., (USA)
    • Cabot Creamery Cooperative, Inc., (USA)
    • Crystal Farms (USA)
    • Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., (USA)
    • Great Lakes Cheese Company, Inc., (USA)
    • Kraft Foods, Inc., (USA)
    • Land O' Lakes, Inc., (USA)
    • Leprino Foods Company, Inc., (USA)
    • Specialty Cheese Co, Inc., (USA)
    • Tillamook County Creamery Association, (USA)
    • Wisconsin Cheese Group Inc., (USA)
    • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 17: US Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Cheese with Annual Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for The Years 2006 through 2015 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 2.Canada
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Key Statistical Findings:
    • Table 18: Canadian Cheese Market (2007 & 2009e): Annual Breakdown of Production Volume (in 000' Metric Tons)
    • Table 19: Cheese Production in Canada (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Produced by Variety (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 20: Canadian Cheese Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Cheese Category (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 21: Canadian Exports of Cheese: Percentage Share Breakdown of Value and Volume Exports by Cheese Variety for The Year Ended September 2008 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 22: Canadian Cheese Exports (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Exports by Destination Region (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 23: Canadian Cheese Imports (2008) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Imports by Cheese Type - Natural, Processed and Grated (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: Canadian Imports of Cheese (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Imports by Select Countries of Origin (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Key Player
    • Saputo, Inc., (Canada)
    • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 25: Canadian Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Cheese with Annual Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for The Years 2006 through 2015 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 3.Japan
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Cheese Consumption Trends
    • Artisanal Cheese in Vogue
    • Innovative Marketing: An Ace Strategy in Promotion
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Key Players
    • Meiji Dairies, Corp., (Japan)
    • Snow Brand Milk Products Co, Ltd., (Japan)
    • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 26: Japanese Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Cheese with Annual Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for The Years 2006 through 2015 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 4.Europe
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Table 27: European Cheese Market (2007 & 2009e): Year Wise Breakdown of Production (in '000 Mt)
    • Table 28: European Cheese Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production by Region
    • Table 29: Western European Cheese Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production by Country (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: Eastern European Cheese Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production by Country (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Cheese Making in Europe: An Age-Old Tradition
    • Growth Drivers
    • Innovation and Trade Liberalization Boosts Cheese Sales in Europe
    • Western Europe Drives The European Cheese Industry
    • Roaring Demand for Industrial Cheese
    • Focus on Select Regional Markets
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • The United Kingdom
    • Market Overview
    • Cheshire Cheese: The Earliest Known Cheese in Britain
    • British Market for Specialty Cheese Rides High
    • Cheddar Cheese Fuels Cheese Market
    • Increase in Sales of Goat Cheese in The UK
    • Organic Cheese Segment Continues to Grow
    • Consumers Shift to Small-Sized Packs Impacts Volume Sales
    • Functional (Probiotic) Cheese Continue to Be Niche Segment
    • Key Statistical Findings
    • Table 31: Top 20 Cheese Brands in The United Kingdom: Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for The Year Ended October 2008 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 32: UK Cheese Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Cheese Variety (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 33: UK Branded Cheddar Cheese Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Cheese Brands - Cathedral City, Seriously Strong, Pilgrims Choice, Davidstow, Wyke Farms, and Others (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Russia
    • Market Overview
    • Innovation to Mark The Russian Cheese Industry
    • Local Manufacturers Dominate The Cheese Market
    • Packaged Cheese: The Current Flavor
    • Product Launches
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
    • Arla Foods, Amba., (Denmark)
    • Belaya Reka Holding, (Russia)
    • Bongrain, Sa., (France)
    • Dairy Crest Group, Plc., (UK)
    • Fromageries Bel, Sa., (France)
    • Groupe Danone, S.A., (France)
    • Lactalis Mclelland, Ltd., (UK)
    • North Downs Dairy Co, Ltd., (UK)
    • Parmalat, S.P.A., (Italy)
    • Valio Ltd (Finland)
    • Wyke Farms, Ltd., (UK)
    • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 34: European Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Cheese by Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Sweden, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, and Rest of European Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for The Years 2006 through 2015 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 35: European 10-Year Perspective for Cheese by Country - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Sweden, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, and Rest of Europe for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 5.Asia Pacific
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Table 36: Market for Cheese in Asia Pacific (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Production Volume by Country (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Focus on Select Regional Markets
    • Key Statistical Findings
    • Table 37: Australian Exports of Cheese (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Exports by Key Destination Regions (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 38: Australian Cheese Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Retail Channel
    • Table 39: Australian Supermarket Cheese Sales (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Cheese Type
    • Table 40: Australian Supermarket Cheese Sales (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Package Size (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 41: Australian Supermarket Cheese Sales (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Cheese Form (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 42: Indian Cheese Imports (2008) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Imports by Countries of Origin - Netherlands, Denmark, France, Italy, Nepal and Others (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 43: Indian Cheese Market - Imports (in Tons) of French Cheese into Indian Market during The Years 2004 to 2008 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 44: Indian Cheese Market (2007-2008) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption Volume, by Major Indian Cities (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
    • Fonterra Group Cooperative Limited, (New Zealand)
    • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 45: Asia-Pacific Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Cheese by Country -australia, China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for The Years 2006 through 2015 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 46: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Cheese by Country - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Australia, China, South Korea, and Rest of Asia Pacific for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 6.Latin America
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Focus on Key Regional Markets
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • Key Players
    • Derivados De Leche La Esmeralda, (Mexico)
    • Grupo Industrial Lala, S.A. De C.V., (Mexico)
    • Sancor Cooperativas Unidas Limitada, (Argentina)
    • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 47: Latin American Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Cheese by Country -argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for The Years 2006 through 2015 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 48: Latin American 10-Year Perspective for Cheese by Country - Percentage Breakdown of Consumption Volume for Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.Rest of The World
    • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • French Is The Flavor in UAE Cheese Market
    • Product Launch
    • Strategic Corporate Development
    • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 49: Rest of World Recent past, Current & Future Analysis for Cheese with Annual Consumption in Thousand Metric Tons for The Years 2006 through 2015 (Includes Corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • IV. Competitive Landscape
    • Total Companies Profiled: 364 (Including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 380)
    • Region/Countryplayers
    • The United States
    • Canada
    • Japan
    • Europe
    • France
    • Germany
    • The United Kingdom
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
    • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
    • Latin America
    • Middle-East
    • Africa
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