Trends in the cheese market
All over the world, cheese is on the rise! According to Planetoscope, an average of 17 kg of cheese is consumed per person per year in Europe.
Elsewhere around the globe, the same upward trend can be seen. The potential for market development is significant in Asia, Russia and South America. The United States of America and Canada are both major producers and consumers of cheese.
But which cheese are we talking about here? Traditional cheese serve different purposes:
- trendy cheese is a great option for gourmet snacks, easy to bring along and eat on the go,
- gourmet cheese is the key ingredients of delicious and original recipes.
Nutritionally rich (calcium, proteins, B vitamins), these dairy products are also appreciated by consumers, including flexitarians and vegetarians.
Whatever their type of consumption, they must still respect naturalness, health and transparency criteria. This applies to packaging, ingredients and origin, as well as to manufacturing processes.