Denmark Cheese Market – Industry Analysis, Forecasts and Opportunity Assessment (2016-2023)

Report on Denmark Cheese Market – Industry Analysis, Forecasts and Opportunity Assessment (2016-2023)

Introduction to Denmark Cheese Market

Cheese is a dairy product, the making of which requires pasteurization, coagulation by addition of rennet (an enzyme produced in ruminant mammals like cow etc.) and separation of liquid whey from the solid milk curd. Milk of cows, buffalos, sheep, and goats are used to obtain cheese. Known for its high content of calcium, fat, protein and phosphorous, it is also valued for its compactness and a long shelf life. Cheese is valued for its portability, long life, and high content of fat, protein, calcium, and phosphorus. US, Germany, and France are the world’s largest producers of cheese whereas France, Iceland, Finland, Denmark, and Germany are the highest consumers of cheese, averaging 25 kg (55 lb) per person. Denmark is the 5th largest exporter of cheese with 5.6% [1] of global cheese exports. There around 50 types [2] of cheese as defined by the International Dairy Federation.

Market Dynamics

The primary driver for demand for cheese is the increasing global demand for cheese in the food industry. The global demand is expected to reach $124.2 billion by 2022 with an annual growth of 5.1% [3] Other factors such as processed food consumption and fast-food industry also drive the demand for cheese in the global market. Also, due to its nutrition benefits and taste, it is used in various types of recipes.  However, due to its high saturated fat and sodium content, it is considered as a cause for various cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, strokes, diabetes, and other health issues, which is a major drawback for the cheese market. Salt is an essential ingredient for cheese production and has a major role in increasing the shelf life, enzyme activity, flavor, casein hydration, and microbial proliferation during ripening.  However, the usage of salt is opposed by the public and governmental bodies, who suggest keeping the salt amount to be less in order to reduce the health impacts and promote healthier living. Extension of the shelf life of cheese without salt is unfathomable. Opportunities lie ahead of the cheese market in terms of the developments in the packaging and processing of cheese with greater R&D contribution of the companies. Various researchers have found methods of reducing the salt component or finding salt replacing components.

Segmentation

The global cheese market report has been segmented on the basis of product type, source type, and process. On the basis of product type, Dango, Danish blue, Samso cheese, Saga, Havarti cheese, Danish Tilsit, Esrom and Tybo are the cheese types mainly produced in Denmark. Danbo, Havarti cheese and Samso being the three largest types of cheese demanded in Denmark. On the basis of source type, it can be divided into the sources from which the milk is taken.  A major source for milk is cow milk cheese. On the basis of process, the market is segmented into mozzarella, cheddar, feta, Roquefort, and others which are categorized on the basis of the processes through which they are made.

Key players

The largest cheese company in Denmark is the Arla Foods company which is also the 7th largest cheese company in the world [3]. Other major companies are Ingstrup Mejeri, Noeregar Mejeri and Nordex food [4]

The report contains a comprehensive analysis on:

  • Denmark Cheese Market Segments
  • Denmark Cheese Market Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities
  • Denmark Cheese Market Size & Forecast 2016 to 2022
  • Supply & Demand Value Chain
  • Denmark Cheese Market Current Trends
  • Competition & Major Companies
  • Technology and R&D Status
  • Porters Five Force Analysis
  • Strategic and Critical Success Factor Analysis of Key Players

This report is an elaborate aggregation of primary inputs from industry experts and participants across the supply chain. It provides in-depth market segmentation that is derived from extensive product mapping exercises, macroeconomic factors, and other qualitative and quantitative insights. The impact of all such factors is delivered across multiple market segments and geographies.

Report Highlights:

  • Detailed Historical Overview (Market Origins, Product Launch Timeline, etc.)
  • Consumer and Pricing Analysis
  • Market dynamics of the industry
  • In-depth Market Segmentation
  • Historical and Projected Market Sizing in terms of volume and value
  • Recent market trends and Impact Factors
  • R&D Status and Technology Overview
  • Extensive Industry Structure Coverage

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