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Global Lactose-free Cheese Market 2017-2021

Global Lactose-free Cheese Market 2017-2021

About Lactose-free Cheese

Lactose is the natural sugar present in milk or milk products. Lactase is an enzyme that helps in the digestion of lactose. Therefore, deficiency of lactase leads to the accumulation of lactose in the body, which causes gas, cramps, bloating, nausea, and diarrhea. The foods that do not contain lactose are termed as lactose-free food products. Many consumers are now opting for lactose-free products due to the perceived health benefits of these products. Most consumers feel that drinking cow's milk can upset their digestive system and cause bloating. The growing demand for lactose-free products, in turn, is encouraging many manufacturers to make modifications to their processing techniques and dosages, and focus on lactose-free product formulations.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global lactose-free cheese market to grow at a CAGR of 11.10% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global lactose-free cheese market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the sales/volume/value.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Lactose-free Cheese Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Arla Foods
  • McNeil Nutritionals
  • OMIRA Oberland-Milchverwertung
  • TINE
Other prominent vendors
  • Alpro
  • Amy's Kitchen
  • Barry Callebaut
  • Cargill
  • Chr. Hansen
  • Daiya Foods
  • Dean Foods
  • Edlong Dairy Technologies
  • Emmi
  • Fonterra
  • Galaxy Nutritional Foods
  • General Mills
  • Green Valley Organics
  • HP Hood
  • Land O Lakes
  • Murray Goulburn
  • TINE Laktosefri
  • WhiteWave Foods
Market driver
  • Rising levels of lactose intolerance
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High price of lactose-free products
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Introduction of lactose-free ice-creams
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Lactose-free Cheese Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global lactose-free cheese market: Arla Foods, McNeil Nutritionals, OMIRA Oberland-Milchverwertung, and TINE

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Alpro, Amy's Kitchen, Cabot Creamery, Dairy Farmers of America, Daiya Foods, Dean Foods, Edlong Dairy Technologies, Emmi Group, Fonterra Co-operative Group, Green Valley Organics, HP Hood, Devondale Murray Goulburn, and THE WHITEWAVE FOOD COMPANY.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is Introduction of lactose-free ice-creams. Food allergies, like lactose intolerance, usually result in bloating, improper digestion, and related concerns. With an increase in the number of people with lactose intolerance across the globe, many manufacturers have started formulating lactose-free food products like ice-creams.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is Rising levels of lactose intolerance. Lactose intolerance is an inability of the body to digest a significant amount of lactose present in milk and dairy products. Some ethnic groups are more lactose intolerant than others. The demand for lactose-free food products is driven by the increasing incidences of food allergies and lactose intolerances. Lactose intolerance can be seen in approximately 90% of the adults in the East Asian population segment. In the US, occurrences of food allergies are estimated to have increased by 18% in the last decade.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is High price of lactose-free products. Although lactose-free foods are healthy alternatives for people with lactose intolerance and celiac disease, the high price of these foods is a major concern among consumers. One of the major factors for the high pricing is the high production costs. Removing lactose from dairy products is an expensive process, thereby increasing the cost of the final products. Some lactose-free foods cost over 50% more than their regular variants. For instance, Amul's lactose-free milk costs around $1.55 per liter in the Indian market, whereas the regular milk costs around half of that. The following are the price difference between various products with and without lactose.

Companies Mentioned

Arla Foods, McNeil Nutritionals, OMIRA Oberland-Milchverwertung, and TIN

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Alpro, Amy's Kitchen, Cabot Creamery, Dairy Farmers of America, Daiya Foods, Dean Foods, Edlong Dairy Technologies, Emmi Group, Fonterra Co-operative Group, Green Valley Organics, HP Hood, Devondale Murray Goulburn, and THE WHITEWAVE FOOD COMPANY.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table Global lactose-free cheese market in global lactose-free food market 2016
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global lactose-free food market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global lactose-free cheese market: An overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global lactose-free cheese market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Segmentation of global lactose-free cheese market by product type
      • Table Global lactose-free cheese market by product 2016 and 2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Global lactose-free cheese slices market
      • Table Global lactose-free cheese slices market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Global lactose-free cheese spreads market
      • Table Global lactose-free cheese spreads market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Global lactose-free cheese blocks market
      • Table Global lactose-free cheese blocks market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Global other lactose-free cheese products market
      • Table Global other lactose-free cheese products market 2016-2021 ($ millions)
  • Market segmentation by distribution
    • Segmentation of global lactose-free cheese market by distribution channels
      • Table Global lactose-free cheese market by distribution channels 2016 (% share of revenue)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global lactose-free cheese market by geography
      • Table Global lactose-free cheese market by geography 2016 and 2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Lactose-free cheese market in EMEA
      • Table Lactose-free cheese market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Lactose-free cheese market in the Americas
      • Table Lactose-free cheese market in the Americas 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Lactose-free cheese market in APAC
      • Table Lactose-free cheese market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ millions)
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries by market share 2016 (%)
    • Lactose-free cheese market in the US
      • Table Lactose-free cheese market in the US 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Lactose-free cheese market in Germany
      • Table Lactose-free cheese market in Germany 2016-2021 ($ millions)
    • Lactose-free cheese market in the UK
      • Table Lactose-free cheese market in the UK 2016-2021 ($ millions)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Packaging innovations
    • Increase in promotional and marketing initiatives
    • Rapidly increasing private label offerings
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Major vendors in global lactose-free cheese market
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Arla Foods
      • Table Arla Foods: Product portfolio
    • McNeil Nutritionals
      • Table McNeil Nutritionals: Product portfolio
    • OMIRA Oberland-Milchverwertung
      • Table OMIRA Oberland-Milchverwertung: Product portfolio
      • Table OMIRA Oberland-Milchverwertung: Product portfolio
    • TINE
      • Table TINE: Product portfolio
      • Table TINE: Lactose-free cheese products
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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