U.S. Cheese Market Research Report- Forecast to 2027

U.S. Cheese Market Information by Product Type (Mozzarella, Cheddar, Other Italian Cheese, Other American Cheese, Feta, Hispanic, Muenster, Montery Jack, Colby Jack, Cream cheese, Cottage cheese, Pepper Jack and Others), Source (Whole Cow Milk, Skimmed Cow Milk and Others), Type (Fresh, Aged Fresh, Soft White, Semi Soft, Hard, Blue, Flavored and Others) and Application (Cheese Processing, Cheese Spreads, Cheese Dips, Fast Food Snacks, Alcohol accompaniments, Bakery Foods,  Processed Foods, Savory Snacks  and Other) and  by State Forecast to 2027

ID: MRFR/F-B & N/2099-CR | July 2017 | Region: Global | 114 pages

Please note that the assessment period of report has been updated from 2017-2023 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill the sample form for updated data.

Report Description:


U.S. is the major cheese producing country in the world which alone contribute around 26% of market share in world cheese production. U.S. Cheese market is projected to reach 6787 Kilo Tons by year 2023 with growth rate of 3.41% during the period 2017 to 2023.  Wisconsin and California together holds more than 50% of market share in U.S. cheese production. Wisconsin state alone captures major market share of more than 28% in 2017 and it will grow at the rate of 3.55% during the forecast period as majority of cheese producing plants are located in Wisconsin and California. California will witness significant growth rate during 2017 to 2023 due to increasing milk production in California.


Mozzarella will continue to dominate the U.S. Cheese market with more than 50% of market share in 2017. Increasing popularity of pizza and other fast foods is creating huge demand of Mozzarella cheese which will result in faster growth of Mozzarella cheese compare to other cheese types. The production of Cheddar cheese will grow at CAGR of 3.43% during the forecast period. Advancement in manufacturing process and availability of raw material is supporting the growth of various types of cheese that includes Feta, Hispanic, Montery Jack and Cream cheese.


Wisconsin is the major cheese producing state of U.S. which captures around 30% of market share in U.S. during 2017. Wisconsin cheese market is projected to reach around 1900 Kilo Tons with growth rate of 3.55% by 2023. In Wisconsin, Mozzarella cheese has large market share in 2017 and it is growing at faster rate compare to other cheese product type. Other Italian cheese mainly includes Provolone, Parmesan and Romano cheese. Other American cheese mainly includes Bergenost, Bloomsdale, Dorset, Cup Cheese and many more.


Key Players:


The leading market players in the U.S. Cheese market primarily are Land O'Lakes, Inc., Dairiconcepts L.P., The Kraft Heinz Co., Leprino Foods Company, Associated Milk Producers Inc. Foremost Farms USA Cooperative and Dairy Farmers of America Inc.


In 2013, in order to strengthen the company’s portfolio, Land O'Lakes, Inc. acquired a firm named Geosys, which is a company that provides satellite imaging and insights to agribusiness, where as in 2017, Land O'Lakes, Inc. acquired company named Vermont Creamery. In 2013, Dairy Farmers of America Inc. Dairy Maid Dairy., located in Frederick, Maryland, the U.S.


U.S. Cheese Market, By Volume, Kilo Tons (2014-2023) U.S. Cheese Market 


 Target Audience:



  • U.S. Cheese Manufacturers

  • U.S. Food Industry

  • U.S. Milk Suppliers

  • E-commerce

  • Retailers and wholesalers

  • Traders, importers and exporters


 Key Findings:

  • The U.S. Cheese market is projected to reach 6,787 kilo tons by 2023 of 3.41%

  • In U.S., application of cheese in fast food snacks is projected to reach 1,705 kilo tons by 2023 with CAGR of 4.46% during the forecast period 2017 to 2023

  • In U.S., majority of cheese is reduced from the skimmed cow milk which contributes 83% of market share in 2017


Regional and State wise Analysis of U.S. Cheese market Development and Demand Forecast to 2023 Market

The reports also cover country level analysis:


U.S

  • Wisconsin

  • California

  • Idaho

  • New York

  • New Mexico

  • Minnesota

  • Rest of U.S.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


US cheese market is projected to grow at a 3.41% CAGR between 2017-2023.

Wisconsin is expected to dominate the US cheese market.

US cheese market is predicted to touch 6787 KT by 2023.

Key players profiled in the US cheese market include Dairy Farmers of America Inc., Foremost Farms USA Cooperative, Associated Milk Producers Inc., Leprino Foods Company, The Kraft Heinz Co., Dairiconcepts L.P., and Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Skimmed cow milk will lead the US cheese market.

1 Executive Summary

2 Introduction

2.1 Scope of the Study 13

2.1.1 Research Objective 13

2.1.2 Assumptions 13

2.1.3 Limitations 13

2.2 Market Structure 14

3 Research Methodology

3.1 Introduction 16

3.2 Primary Research 17

4 Secondary Research

5 Market Dynamics

5.1 Introduction 19

5.1.1 Drivers 20

5.1.1.1 Wider applications of cheese 20

5.1.1.2 Increase in consumer acceptance of ethnic cooking, such as Italian & Mexican 20

5.1.1.3 Increase in demand for cheese based snacks 20

5.1.2 Restraints 21

5.1.2.1 Increase in imports restraining limiting domestic cheese sales 21

5.1.2.2 Hike in milk price 21

5.1.2.3 Mixed Cheese Demand 21

5.1.3 Opportunities 22

5.1.3.1 Growth in Export 22

5.1.3.2 High milk production potential 22

5.1.3.3 High downstream market base 22

5.1.4 Challenges 22

5.1.4.1 Rise in obesity population 22

5.1.4.2 Microbial spoilage of cheese 23

5.1.4.3 Lower shelf life of the product 23

6 Market Trends

6.1 Trends in Supply/Production 24

6.2 Trends in Demand/Consumption by Application 25

6.3 Emerging Markets (Supply & Demand) 26

7 Emerging Markets for U.S. Cheese

7.1 Introduction 27

7.2 Trend in Cheese and Curd exports and imports 27

7.2.1 Trend in Cheese and Curd Exports by U.S. 27

7.2.2 Trend in Cheese and curd Imports 28

7.3 Innovations in Products/Process of Cheese in U.S. 29

7.4 Macroeconomic Indicator Analysis for U.S. Market 31

7.4.1 Pestle analysis-U.S. 31

8 Market Factor Analysis

8.1 Introduction 33

8.2 Value Chain Analysis 33

8.3 Porter’s Five Forces 36

8.3.1 Threat of New Entrants 37

8.3.2 Threat of Substitutes 37

8.3.3 Bargaining power of Buyers 37

8.3.4 Bargaining power of Suppliers 37

8.3.5 Intensity of Rivalry 38

8.4 Supply Chain Analysis 38

9 U.S. Cheese Market Overview

9.1 U.S. Cheese Market, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 39

9.2 U.S. Cheese Market, by Product Type (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 41

9.3 U.S. Cheese Market, by Source (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 42

9.4 U.S. Cheese Market, by Type (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 42

9.5 U.S. Cheese Market, by Application (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 43

10 U.S. Cheese Market-By Product Type

10.1 U.S. Cheese Market, by Product Type (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 45

10.2 U.S. Cheese Market, Mozzarella, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 46

10.3 U.S. Cheese Market, Other Italian Cheese, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 47

10.4 U.S. Cheese Market, Other American Cheese, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 47

10.5 U.S. Cheese Market, Feta, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 48

10.6 U.S. Cheese Market, Hispanic, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 48

10.7 U.S. Cheese Market, Muenster, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 49

10.8 U.S. Cheese Market, Montery Jack, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 49

10.9 U.S. Cheese Market, Colby Jack, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 50

10.10 U.S. Cheese Market, Cream cheese, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 50

10.11 U.S. Cheese Market, Cottage cheese, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 51

10.12 U.S. Cheese Market, Pepper Jack, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 51

10.13 U.S. Cheese Market, Other Cheese, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 52

11 U.S. Cheese Market -By Source

11.1 U.S. Cheese Market, by Source (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 54

11.2 U.S. Cheese Market, Whole Cow Milk, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 54

11.3 U.S. Cheese Market, Skimmed Cow Milk, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 55

11.4 U.S. Cheese Market, Other Milk, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 56

12 U.S. Cheese Market-By Type

12.1 U.S. Cheese Market, by Type (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 58

12.2 U.S. Cheese Market, Fresh Cheese, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 59

12.3 U.S. Cheese Market, Aged Fresh, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 59

12.4 U.S. Cheese Market, Soft White, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 60

12.5 U.S. Cheese Market, Semi Soft, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 61

12.6 U.S. Cheese Market, Hard Cheese, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 61

12.7 U.S. Cheese Market, Blue Cheese, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 62

12.8 U.S. Cheese Market, Flavored Cheese, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 63

12.9 U.S. Cheese Market, Other Cheese, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 63

13 U.S. Cheese Market-By Application

13.1 U.S. Cheese Market, by Application (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 66

13.2 U.S. Cheese Market, Cheese Processing, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 67

13.3 U.S. Cheese Market, Cheese Spreads, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 67

13.4 U.S. Cheese Market, Cheese Dips, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 68

13.5 U.S. Cheese Market, Fast Food Snacks, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 69

13.6 U.S. Cheese Market, Alcohol Accompaniments, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 69

13.7 U.S. Cheese Market, Bakery Foods, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 70

13.8 U.S. Cheese Market, Processed Foods, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 71

13.9 U.S. Cheese Market, Savory Snacks, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 71

13.10 U.S. Cheese Market, Other Application, by State (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 72

14 Wisconsin Cheese Market

14.1 Wisconsin. Cheese Market, by Product Type (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 73

14.2 Wisconsin. Cheese Market, by Source, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 74

14.3 Wisconsin. Cheese Market, by Type, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 74

14.4 Wisconsin. Cheese Market, by Application, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 75

15 California Cheese Market

15.1 California. Cheese Market, by Product Type, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 76

15.2 California. Cheese Market, by Source, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 76

15.3 California. Cheese Market, by Type, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 77

15.4 California. Cheese Market, by Application, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 78

16 Idaho Cheese Market

16.1 Idaho Cheese Market, by Product Type, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 79

16.2 Idaho Cheese Market, by Source, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 80

16.3 Idaho Cheese Market, by Type, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 80

16.4 Idaho Cheese Market, by Application, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 81

17 New York Cheese Market

17.1 New York Cheese Market, by Product Type, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 82

17.2 New York Cheese Market, by Source, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 82

17.3 New York Cheese Market, by Type, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 83

17.4 New York Cheese Market, by Application, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 84

18 New Mexico Cheese Market

18.1 New Mexico Cheese Market, by Product Type, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 85

18.2 New Mexico Cheese Market, by Source, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 85

18.3 New Mexico Cheese Market, by Type, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 86

18.4 New Mexico Cheese Market, by Application, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 87

19 Minnesota Cheese Market

19.1 Minnesota Cheese Market, by Product Type, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 88

19.2 Minnesota Cheese Market, by Source, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 88

19.3 Minnesota Cheese Market, by Type, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 89

19.4 Minnesota Cheese Market, by Application, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 90

20 Rest of U.S. Cheese Market

20.1 Rest of U.S. Cheese Market, by Product Type, (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 91

20.2 Rest of U.S. Cheese Market, by Source (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 91

20.3 Rest of U.S. Cheese Market, by Type (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 92

20.4 Rest of U.S. Cheese Market, by Application (2020-2027), Kilo Tons 93

21 Company Profile

21.1 Land O'Lakes, Inc. (U.S.) 94

21.1.1 Overview 94

21.1.2 Company Snapshot 94

21.1.3 Product Portfolio 95

21.2 Dairiconcepts, L.P. (U.S.) 96

21.2.1 Overview 96

21.2.2 Company Snapshot 96

21.2.3 Product Portfolio 96

21.2.4 Recent Developments 97

21.3 The Kraft Heinz Co. (U.S.) 98

21.3.1 Overview 98

21.3.2 Company Snapshot 98

21.3.3 Product Portfolio 99

21.4 Leprino Foods Company (U.S.) 100

21.4.1 Overview 100

21.4.2 Company Snapshot 100

21.4.3 Product Portfolio 100

21.5 Associated Milk Producers Inc. (U.S.) 102

21.5.1 Overview 102

21.5.2 Company Snapshot 102

21.5.3 Product Portfolio 102

21.6 Foremost Farms USA Cooperative (U.S.) 104

21.6.1 Overview 104

21.6.2 Company Snapshot 104

21.6.3 Product Portfolio 104

21.7 Dairy Farmers of America Inc. (U.S.) 106

21.7.1 Overview 106

21.7.2 Company Snapshot 106

21.7.3 Product Portfolio 106

22 Competitive Landscape

22.1 Introduction 108

22.2 New Product Launch 110

22.3 Business Expansion 110

22.4 Investment 111

22.5 Acquisitions 111

22.6 Merger and Partnership 112


23 List of Tables

TABLE 1 INNOVATIONS IN PRODUCTS/PROCESS IN PROTEINS 29

TABLE 2 PESTLE ANALYSIS-U.S. 31

TABLE 3 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 39

TABLE 4 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 41

TABLE 5 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BY SOURCE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 42

TABLE 6 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 42

TABLE 7 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BY APPLICATION (2020-2027), KILO TONS 43

TABLE 8 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 45

TABLE 9 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, MOZZARELLA, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 46

TABLE 10 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, CHEDDAR, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 46

TABLE 11 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, OTHER ITALIAN CHEESE, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 47

TABLE 12 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, OTHER AMERICAN CHEESE, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 47

TABLE 13 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, FETA, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 48

TABLE 14 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, HISPANIC, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 48

TABLE 15 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, MUENSTER, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 49

TABLE 16 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, MONTERY JACK, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 49

TABLE 17 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, COLBY JACK, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 50

TABLE 18 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, CREAM CHEESE, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 50

TABLE 19 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, COTTAGE CHEESE,, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 51

TABLE 20 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, PEPPER JACK,, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 51

TABLE 21 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, OTHER CHEESE, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 52

TABLE 22 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BY SOURCE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 54

TABLE 23 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, WHOLE MILK POWDER, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 54

TABLE 24 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, SKIMMED MILK POWDER, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 55

TABLE 25 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, SKIMMED MILK POWDER, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 56

TABLE 26 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 58

TABLE 27 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, FRESH CHEESE, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 59

TABLE 28 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, AGED FRESH, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 59

TABLE 29 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, SOFT WHITE, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 60

TABLE 30 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, SEMI SOFT, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 61

TABLE 31 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, HARD CHEESE, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 61

TABLE 32 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BLUE CHEESE, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 62

TABLE 33 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, FLAVORED CHEESE, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 63

TABLE 34 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, OTHER CHEESE, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 63

TABLE 35 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BY APPLICATION (2020-2027), KILO TONS 66

TABLE 36 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, CHEESE PROCESSING, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 67

TABLE 37 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, CHEESE SPREADS, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 67

TABLE 38 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, CHEESE DIPS, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 68

TABLE 39 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, FAST FOOD SNACKS, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 69

TABLE 40 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, ALCOHOL ACCOMPANIMENTS, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 69

TABLE 41 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BAKERY FOODS, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 70

TABLE 42 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, PROCESSED FOODS, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 71

TABLE 43 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, SAVORY SNACKS, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 71

TABLE 44 U.S. CHEESE MARKET, OTHER APPLICATION, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 72

TABLE 45 WISCONSIN CHEESE MARKET, PRODUCT TYPE, BY STATE (2020-2027), KILO TONS 73

TABLE 46 WISCONSIN CHEESE MARKET, BY SOURCE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 74

TABLE 47 WISCONSIN CHEESE MARKET, BY TYPE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 74

TABLE 48 WISCONSIN CHEESE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 75

TABLE 49 CALIFORNIA CHEESE MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 76

TABLE 50 CALIFORNIA CHEESE MARKET, BY SOURCE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 76

TABLE 51 CALIFORNIA CHEESE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 78

TABLE 52 IDAHO CHEESE MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 79

TABLE 53 IDAHO CHEESE MARKET, BY SOURCE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 80

TABLE 54 IDAHO CHEESE MARKET, BY TYPE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 80

TABLE 55 IDAHO CHEESE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 81

TABLE 56 NEW YORK CHEESE MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 82

TABLE 57 NEW YORK CHEESE MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 82

TABLE 58 NEW YORK CHEESE MARKET, BY TYPE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 83

TABLE 59 NEW YORK CHEESE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 84

TABLE 60 NEW MEXICO CHEESE MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 85

TABLE 61 NEW MEXICO CHEESE MARKET, BY SOURCE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 85

TABLE 62 NEW MEXICO CHEESE MARKET, BY TYPE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 86

TABLE 63 NEW MEXICO CHEESE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 87

TABLE 64 MINNESOTA CHEESE MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 88

TABLE 65 MINNESOTA CHEESE MARKET, BY SOURCE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 88

TABLE 66 MINNESOTA CHEESE MARKET, BY TYPE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 89

TABLE 67 MINNESOTA CHEESE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 90

TABLE 68 REST OF U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BY PRODUCT TYPE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 91

TABLE 69 REST OF U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BY SOURCE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 91

TABLE 70 REST OF U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BY TYPE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 92

TABLE 71 REST OF U.S. CHEESE MARKET, BY APPLICATION, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 93

TABLE 72 LAND O'LAKES, INC., CHEESE PRODUCTS 95

TABLE 73 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 95

TABLE 74 DAIRICONCEPTS, L.P., CHEESE PRODUCTS 96

TABLE 75 THE KRAFT HEINZ CO., CHEESE PRODUCTS 99

TABLE 76 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 99

TABLE 77 LEPRINO FOODS COMPANY, CHEESE PRODUCTS 100

TABLE 78 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 101

TABLE 79 ASSOCIATED MILK PRODUCERS INC, CHEESE PRODUCTS 102

TABLE 80 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 103

TABLE 81 FOREMOST FARMS USA COOPERATIVE, CHEESE PRODUCTS 104

TABLE 82 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 105

TABLE 83 DAIRY FARMERS OF AMERICA INC., CHEESE PRODUCTS 106

TABLE 84 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS 107

TABLE 85 COMPETIVE LANDSCAPING: U.S. CHEESE MARKET: BY STRATEGY 109

24 List of Figures

FIGURE 1 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 16

FIGURE 2 PRIMARY RESEARCH 17

FIGURE 3 SECONDARY DATA ANALYSIS APPROACH 18

FIGURE 4 MARKET DYNAMICS ANALYSIS 19

FIGURE 5 KEY DRIVERS IN U.S. CHEESE MARKET 20

FIGURE 6 KEY RESTRAINTS IN U.S. CHEESE MARKET 21

FIGURE 7 GLOBAL CHEESE MARKET SUPPLY TRENDS AND FORECAST (2020-2027) 24

FIGURE 8 U.S. CHEESE MARKET DEMAND TRENDS AND FORECAST, BY APPLICATION (2020-2027) 25

FIGURE 9 EMERGING MARKETS (SUPPLY & DEMAND) 26

FIGURE 10 TREND IN CHEESE AND CURD EXPORT BY U.S. TO OTHER COUNTRIES 27

FIGURE 11 TREND IN CHEESE AND CURD IMPORTS BY U.S. FROM OTHER COUNTRIES 28

FIGURE 12 ATENTS ON CHEESE (2015-2017) 30

FIGURE 13 VALUE CHAIN OF CHEESE 33

FIGURE 14 PORTER FIVE FORCES- U.S. CHEESE MARKET 36

FIGURE 15 SUPPLY CHAIN OF CHEESE 38

FIGURE 16 U.S. MARKET GROWTH ANALYSIS BY STATE : 2017 TO 2023 40

FIGURE 17 CALIFORNIA CHEESE MARKET, BY TYPE, (2020-2027), KILO TONS 77

FIGURE 18 LAND O'LAKES, INC., COMPANY SNAPSHOT 94

FIGURE 19 DAIRICONCEPTS, L.P. ,COMPANY SNAPSHOT 96

FIGURE 20 THE KRAFT HEINZ CO., COMPANY SNAPSHOT 98

FIGURE 21 LEPRINO FOODS COMPANY, COMPANY SNAPSHOT 100

FIGURE 22 ASSOCIATED MILK PRODUCERS INC, COMPANY SNAPSHOT 102

FIGURE 23 FOREMOST FARMS USA COOPERATIVE, COMPANY SNAPSHOT 104

FIGURE 24 DAIRY FARMERS OF AMERICA INC., COMPANY SNAPSHOT 106

FIGURE 25 COMPETIVE LANDSCAPING: U.S. CHEESE MARKET: BY STRATEGY 108