DUBLIN, Mar. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mrhfjr/cheese_market) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Cheese Market - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering.
Cheese is one of the oldest, richest and most delicious of foods and a rich source of calcium, potassium, vitamin A, D and B, proteins and fats. It is categorized on the basis of its processing method as natural and processed cheese. Cheese is available in different forms such as shredded cheese; strings, grated, spreads and chunks are the common cheese forms. Milk is the central raw material for cheese production. Most of the major dairy companies such as Arla Foods, Inc., Fonterra Co-Operative Group Ltd., and Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. (GCMMF) are highly integrated with a farm-owned co-operative structure. The global market for cheese was worth USD 72.45 billion in 2012.
Italian cheese accounted for the largest share of 40.5% in 2012 and is expected to maintain its dominance over the next five years. This is due to growing demand for Italian cheese in from the fast food industry. Another segment which accounted for a large market share in 2012 was American cheese at 13.1%. Its sale is expected to decrease because of the growth of other varieties of cheese forms such as brie, strings, cream cheese and spreads. Market for soft and fresh cheese is expected to be unaltered, as fresh cheese is consumed by health conscious people and has highly perishable qualities whereas soft cheese is used as spread for bread and crackers and also served as a snack. Other types of cheese are also expected to grow at a consistent rate with a good export value.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 Cheese market - Industry Analysis
4 Cheese Market - Product Segment Analysis
5 Cheese Market - Regional Analysis
6 Company Profiles
- Almarai Company
- Arla Foods
- Fonterra Co-Operative Group
- Fromageries Bel
- GCMMF - AMUL
- Kraft Foods Group
- Royal FrieslandCampina
- Sargento Foods
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