GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Cheese Industry Statistics

The cheese industry continues to grow steadily, with the United States leading in production and consumption globally.

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"Vegan cheese sales are projected to grow at a CAGR of 12.8% from 2021 to 2028."

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"Cheese is expected to account for about 28% of all dairy products sold globally by 2023."

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"The United States produced approximately 6.2 million metric tons of cheese in 2019."

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"The cheese industry generates approximately $50 billion in revenue annually in the United States."

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"The global organic cheese market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.2% from 2020 to 2027."

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"Cheese accounts for around 30% of total dairy consumption globally."

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"The average price of cheese in the U.S. was $5.66 per pound in 2020."

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"Cheese production in the European Union reached 10.2 million metric tons in 2020."

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"Global demand for cheese is estimated to increase by 3.5% annually through 2025."

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"Germany is the leading cheese consumer in Europe, with an average consumption of 24 kg per capita annually."

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"France is the largest exporter of cheese in the world, with an export value of approximately $3.5 billion in 2020."

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"By 2027, the global market for plant-based cheese is projected to reach $4.4 billion."

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"Europe accounted for over 40% of the global cheese market share in 2020."

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"Mozzarella is the most consumed cheese in the United States, with a market share of over 30%."

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"The global cheese market was valued at $107 billion in 2020."

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"Artisanal cheese sales have been increasing by about 8% annually."

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"Over 300 types of cheese are produced in Italy."

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"The consumption of cheese in the United States reached 38 pounds per person in 2018."

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"In 2020, the United States exported approximately 390,000 metric tons of cheese."

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"Cheddar is the second most popular cheese in the United States, with a market share of around 20%."

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