A thicker slice: As global disposable income levels rise, revenue and profit will grow

The value of the Global Cheese Manufacturing industry has shrunk over the past five years, despite stable demand for dairy products, improved per capita consumption of cheese worldwide and continued product innovation. While the industry performed well during the first half of the reporting period, in 2015, an appreciation in the US dollar alongside a sharp decline in the price of milk, the industry's primary input, placed significant downward pressure on cheese prices and resulted in diminishing industry revenue figures in dollar terms. Economic recovery and relative stability in dairy product prices will grow demand for cheese and support industry growth over the next five years...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Higher disposable income levels and stable input prices will increase demand for cheese
  • Economic growth and rising affluence in emerging markets are stimulating cheese consumption
  • Industry revenue and profitability are largely guided by volatility in the price of milk
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Cheddar and cheddar typesCheddar is the world's most popular cheese variety, accounting for an estimated 34.8% of global production. Cheddar is a relatively hard yellow to off-white cheese originally produced in the English village of Cheddar, Somerset. It is the most popular cheese in Australia, North America and the United Kingdom, accounting for the majority of production and consumption in their respective domestic markets. There are various cheddar styles across the world, including many processed, industrial and artisanal varieties. Industrial cheese is the most common in most major markets and is sold in many variations such as mild, medium, strong, tasty, sharp, mature, old or vintage, depending on its flavor and strength. Ove...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Global Cheese Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Cheese Manufacturing Industry are

  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Product differentiation and innovation
  • Ability to pass on cost increases
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as World price of wheat and Global consumer spending in the Global Cheese Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Global Cheese Manufacturing Industry?

    The industry encompasses natural and processed dairy-based cheese production. It excludes the manufacturing of plant-based cheese products, as well as other dairy products.

    Industry Products
  • Cheddar and cheddar types
  • Mozzarella and semi-soft cheeses
  • Processed cheese products
  • Cream and soft cheeses
  • Fresh and natural cheeses
  • Goat and sheep cheese varieties
  • Industry Activities
  • Cheese from cow milk
  • Cheese from sheep milk
  • Cheese from goat milk
  • Cheese from buffalo milk
  • Cheese from other animal milk
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • World price of wheat
  • Global consumer spending
  • GDP of the BRIC nations
  • Global population

  • Current Performance
    Falling EmploymentIndustry structure and tradeProduct innovation and consumer trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Continued globalizationEnvironmental and regulatory constraints
  • Table: Global Cheese Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Cheese Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Global Wholesale Trade
  • Global Convenience Store Chains
  • Global Supermarkets
  • Global Fast Food Restaurants

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing
  • Global Milk & Cream Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Cheddar and cheddar types
  • Mozzarella and semi-soft cheeses
  • Processed cheese products
  • Cream and soft cheeses
  • Fresh and natural cheeses
  • Goat and sheep cheese varieties
  • Other
  • Chart: Global Cheese Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Income
  • Price
  • Health, nutritional and dietary preferences
  • Culture and tradition
  • Demographics

  • Major Markets
  • Grocery stores, supermarkets and hypermarkets
  • Foodservice industry and food processors
  • Convenience stores
  • Discount stores and other specialty retailers, including farmers mar
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Cheese Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Cheese Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price and quality
  • Innovation and differentiation
  • Relationship with key suppliers
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Cheese Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Groupe Lactalis,
  • Table: Groupe Lactalis - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Cheese Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Cheese Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Price of milk (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A dairy product obtained by curdling (coagulating) milk with rennet or an edible acidic substance, such as lemon juice or vinegar, and then draining off the liquid portion (called whey).
  • Pasteurization
  • A process that slows microbial growth in food.
  • Probiotics
  • Live microorganisms thought to be healthy for the host organism.
  • Rennet
  • A natural complex of enzymes produced in any mammalian stomach to digest the mother's milk, and is often used in the production of cheese.
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