Organic Cheese Market Research Report – Forecast to 2030

Organic Cheese Market Research Report by product type (mozzarella, parmesan), by form (blocks, spreads) by distribution channel (store based, non-store based), by region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, RoW)-Forecast period from 2020 to 2030

ID: MRFR/F-B & N/5009-HCR | 90 Pages | Published By Snehal Singh on March 2023         

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Organic Cheese Market

Organic Cheese Market Size is anticipated to reach USD 8.28 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 5.50% during 2022-2030.

By Product Type Mozzarella Parmesan
By Form Blocks Spreads
By Distribution Channel Store based Non-store based
By Region North America Europe Asia-Pacific Rest Of The World
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Unilever (Netherlands)    Eden Foods Inc. (US)    Danone (France)    The Kroger Co. (US)    Aurora Organic Dairy (US)    The Lactalis Group (France)    Fonterra Co-operative Group (New Zealand)    The WhiteWave Foods Company (US)    Purity Foods Inc. (US)    Organic Valley (US)
Market Driving Forces   Growing concerns about animal health problems in the dairy sector
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Organic cheese Market overview

Organic cheese market is expected to grow USD 8.28 billion at a CAGR 5.50% during the forecast 2022-2030.According to the latest research report, the global organic cheese market size is predicted to grow significantly during the forecast period. Cheese is a milk product made by coagulating the protein in milk to form a coagulate. Natural cheese is a form of cheese made from cow's milk that has been given an organic diet and has not been exposed to chemical additives. Furthermore, farmers manage their grazing pastures without using pesticides or artificial fertilizers, and they avoid the use of hormonal or genetic modification in their livestock operations (GMOs). Natural cheese is in great demand due to its nutritional content; in addition, raw cheese is manufactured in various flavors, tastes, and shapes to appeal to a broad range of customer tastes and preferences.

While organic cheese is made using the same production process as regular cheese, certain ingredients are not permitted in natural cheeses. Organic cheese is created using the same manufacturing technology as traditional cheese. It is impossible to manufacture organic cheese using materials such as genetic modification microbes (GMO) or chemicals such as colorants, taste modifiers, or stabilizers. The organic cheese industry is gradually expanding due to the healthy benefits of natural cheese compared with conventional cheese.

This report contains all the information on the global organic cheese market analysis and its strengths. The report also includes the culmination of dynamics, segmentation, key players, regional analysis, and other essential factors. And a detailed analysis of the organic cheese market forecast for 2030 is also included in the report.

 Covid 19 Analysis

In the aftermath of the Covid-19 epidemic, cheese production has been halted partly or totally because of a lack of available raw ingredients and bottlenecks in the distribution chain. When the lockdown was in effect, distributors such as groceries, supermarket chains, specialized shops, and other outlets were shut down. As a consequence, sales volumes and total revenue were down, as was overall revenue. The demand is expected to grow during the post-lockdown period as distribution channels capability approaches and the distribution network begins to recover from the shutdown effects.

Market Dynamic      


Scientific proof of the detrimental health effects of artificial pesticide residues, along with growing concerns about animal health problems in the dairy sector, has resulted in a significant increase in the organic cheese market growth in recent years.


Organic cheese is becoming a more good alternative to ordinary cheese, leading to a wider market for organic cheese. As a result, the use of natural cheese in the production of snacks is expected to rise exponentially.


The massive price of organic cheese as compared to ordinary cheese, on the other hand, is expected to restrain the development of the worldwide organic cheese market shortly.


Another element that will have an adverse influence on the market is that organic cheese did not involve any additives that shorten its life span, which is another reason why organic cheese is more expensive and hence creates challenges for the major key players in the market.

Cumulative Growth Analysis

Companies in the Organic Cheese Market trends are becoming more active in implementing strategies such as direct advertising, CSR initiatives, etc., to increase their worldwide prominence. Many organizations are increasingly looking to run their company in countries with advantageous legislation, which is a prominent trend. Businesses may save expenses while still using industry experts at all of their pivotal points by implementing this strategy. Trade taxes and penalties are being lowered to entice international investments to engage in the industrial industry in developing nations like India, Taiwan, China, and Indonesia.

Value Chain Analysis

According to the reports, Products, forms, distribution channels, and regions have all been identified as important segments in the worldwide organic cheese industry. The market has been split into four types of cheese: mozzarella, feta, parmesan, and cheddar, among others. According to the report, due to the extensive usage of cheese in various culinary recipes, the cheddar category is likely to dominate the market over the projection period.

The market has been divided into many categories based on their shape, including blocks and cubes, slices, spreads, etc. When it comes to cooking, cubes and partnerships are the most common shapes, whereas spaces and sliced are by far the handiest. The market is bifurcated into two categories depending on the distribution channel used: store-based and non-store-based. The store-based distribution category is likely to have a considerable increment of value throughout the forecast timeframe, owing to the robust, organized distribution infrastructure of store-based distribution companies.

Segmentation Overview

The market is segmented based on Products, forms, distribution channels, and regions. The global organic cheese Market value is expected to witness decent growth during the forecast period.

By Application

The Application is segmented into mozzarella, feta, parmesan, and cheddar.

By end-users

The market is segmented into store-based and non-store-based.

Regional Analysis

According to the reports, the organic cheese market has been split into four regions based on geography: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. European organic cheese is expected to lead the worldwide market share throughout the forecast period due to the high output, usage, and attractiveness of organic cheese in this area. As a result of a rising desire for milk products and rising consumer buying power in nations such as China, Japan, Australia, and India, the Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to witness the fastest expanding area in the market.

Competitive landscape

There are several participants in the organic cheese business, and competition is fierce among these players. The participants in the global market outlook engage in a lot of research and innovation. An increase in the organic cheese market's annual growth is a result of these actions.

Major Key Players

  • Unilever (Netherlands)

  • Eden Foods, Inc. (US)

  • Danone (France)

  • The Kroger Co. (US)

  • Aurora Organic Dairy (US)

  • The Lactalis Group (France)

  • Fonterra Co-operative Group (New Zealand)

  • The WhiteWave Foods Company (US)

  • Purity Foods, Inc. (US)

  • Organic Valley (US)

Report Overview

The following report comprises of –

  • Market overview

  • Covid 19 Analysis

  • Market Dynamic

  • Drivers

  • Opportunities

  • Restraints

  • Challenges

  • Cumulative Growth Analysis

  • Value Chain Analysis

  • Segmentation Overview

  • By Application

  • By End-Users

  • Regional Analysis

  • Competitive landscape

Recent Developments

  • Kraft Heinz Company's natural cheese businesses were to be taken over by Groupe Lactalis S.A. in 2021.

  • To grow its organic food business, Danone acquired the purchase of WhiteWave Foods in 2020, which was finalised in 2020.

Global Organic Cheese Market, by Type

  • Parmesan

  • Mozzarella

  • Feta

  • Cheddar

Global Organic Cheese Market, by Form

  • Blocks & Cubes

  • Spreads

  • Slices

  • Others

Global Organic Cheese Market, by Distribution channel

  • Store Based

  • Non-store Based

Global Organic Cheese Market, by Region

North America

  • US

  • Canada

  • Mexico


  • Germany

  • France

  • Italy

  • Spain

  • UK

  • Rest of Europe


  • China

  • India

  • Japan

  • Australia & New Zealand

  • Rest of Asia-Pacific

Rest of the world

  • South America

  • Middle East

  • Africa

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 8.28 Billion
  CAGR   5.50%
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2022-2030
  Historical Data   2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   By Product Type, Form, Distribution Channel, and Region
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Unilever (Netherlands), Eden Foods, Inc. (US), Danone (France), The Kroger Co. (US), Aurora Organic Dairy (US), The Lactalis Group (France), Fonterra Co-operative Group (New Zealand), The WhiteWave Foods Company (US), Purity Foods, Inc. (US), Organic Valley (US)
  Key Market Opportunities   Organic cheese is becoming a more good alternative to ordinary cheese
  Key Market Drivers   Growing concerns about animal health problems in the dairy sector

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Compared to the regular cheese, the organic cheese is filledwith all the goodness. Organic cheese contain high amount of protein and calcium. But, research proved that the cows have natural pasture-fed diet. Organic cheese is made from organic milk since it has more nutritional value.

Organic cheese is definitely one of the best things since it comes with various health benefits. On top of that, organic cheese comes with great taste, amazing quality, etc. Since it is made with organic milk and it contains omega-3 fatty acids compared to regular milk. As a result, this makes organic cheese one of the healthiest option.

Unilever (Netherlands), Eden Foods, Inc. (US), Danone (France), The Kroger Co. (US), Aurora Organic Dairy (US), The Lactalis Group (France), Fonterra Co-operative Group (New Zealand), The WhiteWave Foods Company (US), Purity Foods, Inc. (US), Organic Valley (US) are some of the top players in the global organic cheese market.

Some of the end users of the global organic cheese industry includes speciality stores, convenience stores, online store, traditional grocery stores, modern trade, etc.

The product types involved in the global organic cheese market involves cheddar, hard continental, Territorials Ex.Blue, etc.

The regions involved in the organic cheese industry includes North America (U.S. and Canada), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, Australia, South Korea, India, and rest of Asia Pacific) Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America), Europe (Germany, UK, France, Russia, Spain, and Rest of Europe), and MEA (GCC, South Africa, and rest of Middle East and Africa).

Grass fed organic milk automatically have high price. The reason behind this is cheesemakers who are involved in milk production often have to pay extra for refining the raw product. Due to this reason, the price of the organic cheese is high.