Cheese Market

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Cheese - World's Largest Markets

RatingCountry
1United States
2Italy
3France
4Germany
5Canada

In value terms, the United States led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Italy. It was followed by France.

In the United States, the cheese market increased at an average annual rate of +4.8% over the period from 2018-2020. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Italy (-2.8% per year) and France (-1.7% per year).

Cheese Prices

Lowest Prices - FOB - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per ton
Poland371735953528-2.6%
Germany374436113649-1.3%
Belarus3846407738770.4%
New Zealand408439584026-0.7%
Denmark450841654030-5.5%
Australia433042054174-1.8%
Ireland4180377641840.0%
Belgium423440984196-0.4%
United Kingdom473943464364-4.0%
United States4197433544953.5%
Netherlands464744964579-0.7%
France559051665327-2.4%
Italy787678797738-0.9%
Average466244984577-0.9%

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Italy ($7,738 per ton), while Poland ($3,528 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the United States, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Highest Prices - CIF - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per ton
United States6639739874465.9%
Germany547852165306-1.6%
France4999511151841.8%
Sweden521749974993-2.2%
Belgium482447044591-2.4%
United Kingdom4349416644130.7%
Japan449743654379-1.3%
South Korea4173412441930.2%
Spain416340204084-1.0%
Russia3635418139294.0%
Italy390438643860-0.6%
Saudi Arabia3645358237651.6%
Netherlands389036723702-2.4%
Average4516444345290.1%

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was the United States ($7,446 per ton), while the Netherlands ($3,702 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the United States, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Cheese - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
billion USD
Germany4.44.54.73.4%
United Kingdom2.32.22.2-1.4%
France1.91.92.16.2%
Italy2.121.9-4.0%
Belgium1.51.51.64.5%

In value terms, Germany ($4.7B) constitutes the largest market for imported cheese worldwide, comprising 14% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by the UK ($2.2B), with a 6.6% share of global imports. It was followed by France, with a 6.2% share.

In Germany, cheese imports expanded at an average annual rate of +3.4% over the period from 2018-2020. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: the UK (-1.4% per year) and France (+6.2% per year).

Cheese - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
billion USD
Germany4.64.64.82.5%
Netherlands4.14.14.22.0%
Italy3.33.63.64.5%
France3.73.53.5-2.8%
United States1.51.61.64.7%

In value terms, Germany ($4.8B), the Netherlands ($4.2B) and Italy ($3.6B) appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2020, together accounting for 38% of global exports. These countries were followed by France, the United States, Denmark, New Zealand, Ireland, Belgium, Belarus, Poland, the UK and Australia, which together accounted for a further 42%.

Belarus recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, in terms of the main exporting countries over the period under review, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Cheese - Market Forecast

Driven by increasing demand for cheese worldwide, the market is expected to continue an upward consumption trend over the next decade. Market performance is forecast to retain its current trend pattern, expanding with an anticipated CAGR of for the period from 2020 to 2030, which is projected to bring the market volume to by the end of 2030.

Cheese - Top Companies

NAMIBIA DAIRIES PTY LTD, Mondelez International, Inc., FONTERRA CO-OPERATIVE GROUP LIMITED, Kraft Heinz Foods Company, Saputo Inc, Saputo Cheese USA Inc., KING ISLAND DAIRY PTY LTD, FROMAGERIES BEL, Käserei Studer AG, FDS Fromagerie de Saignelégier S.A., Emmi Fondue AG, Fromco S.A. Moudon, Lesa Lataria Engiadinaisa SA, LEPRINO FOODS COMPANY, Tine Sa, Leprino Foods Company, Schreiber Foods, Inc., Foremost Farms USA Cooperative, Sargento Foods Inc., VBD, AO

Cheese - Product Coverage

  • HS 040610 - Dairy produce; fresh cheese (including whey cheese), not fermented, and curd
  • HS 040620 - Dairy produce; cheese of all kinds, grated or powdered
  • HS 040630 - Dairy produce; cheese, processed (not grated or powdered)
  • HS 040640 - Dairy produce; cheese, blue-veined and other cheese containing veins produced by Penicillium roqueforti (not grated, powdered or processed)
  • HS 040690 - Dairy produce; cheese (not grated, powdered or processed), n.e.s. in heading no. 0406
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