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Butter & Cheese Production in the UK - Industry Market Research Report

Butter & Cheese Production in the UK

This industry includes establishments that manufacture butter, cheese and curd. It excludes the manufacture of non-dairy cheese or butter substitutes. Spreads made from buttermilk are included whereas margarine, which is made from vegetable oil, is excluded. Fromage frais, although technically a type of cheese, is excluded from this industry (see IBISWorld report C10.519).

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017-18)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Demand from supermarkets
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017-18)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2017-18)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To...
    • Table Business Locations 2017-18
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalisation
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Arla Foods Ltd - industry-related performance*
    • Table Arla Foods Ltd - financial performance
    • Table Dairy Crest Group plc - industryrelated performance*
    • Table Dairy Crest Group plc - financial performance
    • Table The First Milk Cheese Company Limited - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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