United States Cheese Market 2015-2019 with Crystal Farms, Kraft Foods, Sargento & Tillamook County Creamery Association Dominating

Aug 19, 2015, 08:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pqndgz/cheese_market_in) has announced the addition of the "Cheese Market in the US 2015-2019" report to their offering.

The cheese market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 2.71% over the period 2014-2019.

The rise in demand for the natural cheese is driving the cheese market in the US. The other factor driving the market is the rising awareness of the high nutritional value of cheese. The rise in demand from the fast food industry is another factor contributing to the growth of the market.

The report, Cheese Market in the US 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from various industry experts. The report includes a comprehensive discussion on the market, an extensive coverage on various applications, geography, and types of cheese. The report provides comments on both the existing market landscape and the growth prospects in the coming years. The report further includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market and uses Porter's generic strategies to explain the competitive nature of various vendors in the market.

With increasing instances of health issues people prefer a healthy diet. Low-fat cheeses are more in demand. The fast-paced lifestyle means people actually don't have time to exercise and in such cases they try to reduce their intake of calories and extra fats in their diet. All these factors have pushed demand for low-fat food. Low-fat cheese contains less saturated fat and a low sodium content. Most low-fat cheese is made from skimmed milk, which contains less fat in comparison to normal cheese. Low fat is also preferred by parents for their children because they do not want them to become obese. Almost every leading cheese manufacturing organization, including Groupe Lactalis, Kraft Foods, and Arla Foods, offers low-fat cheese in the US. The growing popularity of low-fat cheese in the US is expected to drive the cheese market in the country in the future.

According to the report, natural cheese includes Cheddar, Mozzarella, blue, Provolone, Romano, and many others. The consumption of natural cheese in all forms has increased over the processed cheese in the US. Varieties made from organic milk, milk from a cow fed on grass, and milk free from artificial growth hormones are surging more in popularity. People tend to demand more of safer and healthy food. Kraft leads the natural and specialty cheese market in US. Greater demand is for the gourmet, organic and unprocessed cheese. Sales of natural cheese have been steadily rising over past years and this isn't going to change.

Further, the report states that increased health consciousness has posed a big challenge for the cheese market in the US.

The report covers market size by volume and by revenue generated from the following segments:

  • Natural cheese: Cheddar cheese, Provolone cheese, Ricotta cheese, Romano cheese, Mozzarella cheese, Other Italian cheese, Swiss cheese, Munster cheese, Blue cheese, Brick cheese, Cream cheese, Hispanic cheese, and Cottage cheese
  •  Processed cheese: processed cheese, and cheese-based foods and spreads

Key Vendors

  • Crystal Farms
  • Kraft Foods Group
  • Sargento
  • Tillamook County Creamery Association

Other Prominent Vendors

  • A.M.P.I
  • Arla Foods
  • Great value
  • La prefer da
  • Winona foods

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