Non-Dairy Cheese Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2027

Non-Dairy Cheese Market Global Research Report by Product Type (Mozzarella, Parmesan, Cheddar, Cream Cheese and others), Source (Soy, Almond, Coconut, Rice and others), Distribution Channel (Store-Based and Non-Store-Based) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/F-B & N/2241-HCR | 169 Pages | Published By Tejas Chaudhary on March 2023         

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Non-Dairy Cheese Market

Non-Dairy Cheese Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% during the forecast period of 2020-2027.

By Product Type Mozzarella Parmesan Cheddar Cream Cheese others
By Source Soy Almond Coconut Rice others
By Distribution Channel Store-Based Non-Store-Based
By Region North America Europe Asia-Pacific Rest of the World
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Daiya Foods Inc.    Galaxy Nutritional Foods Inc.    Otsuka    Violife Foods    Tofutti Brands Inc.    Bute Islands Foods ltd    Wayfare foods
Market Driving Forces   Increasing lactose intolerance    Increasing demand foe convenience food
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Non-Dairy Cheese Market Overview

Non-Dairy Cheese Market Size is anticipated to reach USD 3 Billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 7.8% during 2020-2027. Expansion of the use of lactose-free products and excessive use of non-dairy cheese have increased its demand. Nondairy cheese products are cheese variants that are produced from plant-based and other sources. It is of various forms like soft, hard, and mature forms. The most notable aspect of this non-dairy cheese is the absence of any type of animal product. It is highly proteinaceous and is rich in vegetable oil. As with vegetable milk, these cheeses have been made from seeds like sunflower, sesame, nuts, and almonds and are thus cholesterol-free and are rich in protein. Concerning on welfare of an animal, human health and the environment have become the rise in the non-dairy cheese market trend of veganism which has become the mainstream nowadays.

COVID 19 Analysis

The breakdown of COVID has increased the uncertainty of employment. Due to COVID, seating capacity in certain restaurant’s reduced. There was a reduction in the number of employees working in the restaurants. The return of laborers to their own country might affect the availability of skilled labor which led to the reduction of people who were well adjusted to the limited work so available. Many small companies deteriorated while some companies merged with other large companies. Globally all the non-dairy cheese market is facing an unprecedented situation where the market is having difficulty making decisions that are hampering the business.

 The government has taken all the necessary steps to protect the people from being infected. He has spread awareness among the people and has imposed countrywide lockdown and shutdown.

Market Dynamics

  • Drivers- people suffering from lactose intolerance helps in the growth of the non-dairy cheese market. The vegetarians opt for having dairy products like paneer, nondairy cheese, and many more. This is so because non-dairy cheese is said to be a plant-based cheese given much priority to vegan consumers. Consumers consuming non-dairy cheese in snack products followed by confectionary foods improves the non-dairy cheese market growth. The presence of vegan celebrities and social media has played a great role in influencing people and is proved to be the major factor promoting the non-dairy cheese market size.

  • Opportunities- arise in the obese population and bearing a trendy lifestyle among the consumers is propelling up the non-dairy market industry. Veganism is linked with a variety of beneficial health issues like heart health, diabetes, and many more. Non-dairy cheese is a convenient and alternative ingredient for vegan consumers. Availability of non-dairy cheese in various flavors like caramel, cranberry, and blueberry increases the growth opportunities of the market.

  • Challenges- during COVID, the non-dairy industry was hampered which disrupted the supply chain. It was accompanied by the hampering of the production of raw materials which deteriorated the industry. This was the most challenging factor so faced. The unavailability of skilled labor was also a challenging factor.

  • Cumulative growth- the rise in popularity of the vegetarian diet is driving the market to a large extent shortly. Market growth also depends on the rise in health consciousness among the consumers and their dietary restrictions have led to increasing the demand of the non-dairy cheese market. Dietary restrictions and a vegan diet are nowadays considered to be the healthy choice. Concern towards animal foods due to ethical reasons has increased the demand for having healthier and sustainable products.

  • Restraints- researchers have found out that the use of antibiotics, allergens, and hormones in livestock to increase the number of livestock production is the major restraint of this industry. Lack of awareness among the public about meat products can hinder market growth.

Segment Overview

  • By type-The non-dairy cheese, the market is bifurcated into the source, product type, and distribution channels. Based on the source, the non-dairy cheese market is split into soy milk, almond milk, coconut milk, and many more. Based on product type, the market is bifurcated into mozzarella, parmesan, cheddar, and many more. Based on distribution channels, the market is categorized into stores, supermarkets, retail shops, and others. Based on geography, a better non-dairy cheese market analysis can be done. This is hugely marked in the developing regions of North America, European region, Asia Pacific region, South American and other African regions.

  • By technology- advancement of technology helped the clients in getting solutions to their research equipment. Technological innovations satisfied the non-dairy cheese market outlook which followed today’s non-dairy cheese market trends.

Regional Analysis

Globally, it is marked that North America covers the largest non-dairy cheese market share due to the presence of a large number of intolerant lactose populations. Europe follows the North American region is dominating major market share due to a large number vegan population so present. This growing non-dairy cheese market trend is being continued and has expanded to the Asia Pacific region during the non-dairy cheese market forecast period. This has increased the growing awareness among the consumers especially dealing with the unmatched benefits so given by the plant-based dairy products expanding the global non-dairy cheese market business to other parts of the developing regions.

Recent Developments

  • Burger King is said to be one of the dominant fast-food chains in the region of the United States which discovers a meatless burger. Burger King in collaboration with Impossible food has discovered a new burger that is very much suitable for vegan consumers. This startup company has formed a partnership with White Castel and Red Robin. Impossible food has found its vegan recipes and has launched it in supermarkets during the forecast periods.

  • The Canadian food inspection agency has rejected the fraud going in the company, Blue Hero Creamery which has been labeling its products like cheese for years.

  • In October 2020, Upfield Company, the owner of Stork and Flora is planning to collaborate with Violife Foods at the rate of 500 million. This helps to increase the demand for the non-dairy cheese market all across the globe.

  • It is being reported that the very famous company, Unilever owned by KKR is the dominant bidder among the non-dairy cheese maker market.

  • The plant-based Canadian food manufacturer and distributor undergoes collaboration with the Japanese company Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. This collaboration will follow the new non-dairy cheese market trends and should help increase Daiya’s presence in North American regions and the regions beyond it thus creating a glob innovative platform.

  • Owing to the growth of the non-dairy market, Domino’s and Mcdonald’s have started serving vegan products like burgers, pizzas, and many more.

Competitive Landscape

The market players are concerned about mergers and acquisitions and the launching up of new products. They have put forward various strategies for gaining consolidation and optimizing their offerings. Some of the major key players in the market are Daiya Foods Inc., Galaxy Nutritional Foods Inc., Otsuka, Violife Foods, Tofutti Brands Inc., Bute Islands Foods ltd, Wayfare foods, and many more. The competitive landscape elaborates the market ranking of the key players and developing partnerships with other companies. They create a company profile that consists of a company overview and insights, and SWOT analysis of the key players.

Report Overview

Globally the non-dairy cheese market gives analysis about the major factors affecting the industry size, share, volume, growth, and also about the growing non-dairy market trends and revenue structure. It provides a detailed overview of the segmentation done in the market and about the export, import, and supply chain undergoing in the nondairy market. It provides a detailed analysis of the key players who introduce the market competition among the vendors. It provides details about the recent developments and the developmental policies and plans so imposed for the manufacturing processes. It summaries the international market as well as non-dairy cheese market trends and the developmental status in the key regions.  It provides a comprehensive understanding of the supply chain of raw materials.

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size    USD 3 Billion
  CAGR    7.8% (2020-2027)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units    Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage    Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   By Product Type, By Source, By Distribution Channel, and By Region
  Geographies Covered    North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Daiya Foods Inc., Galaxy Nutritional Foods Inc., Otsuka, Violife Foods, Tofutti Brands Inc., Bute Islands Foods ltd, Wayfare foods
  Key Market Opportunities   Increasing demand foe convenience food
  Key Market Drivers   Increasing lactose intolerance

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Non-dairy cheese market projected to grow at a 7.80% CAGR between 2020-2027.

Europe is expected to lead the non-dairy cheese market.

Non-dairy cheese market is predicted to touch USD 3 billion by 2027.

Non-dairy cheese is widely used in bakery and confectionery, dips and sauces, fast food snack, and others.

Rising incidence of lactose intolerance and growing health awareness are the key factors driving the non-dairy cheese market.