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Cheese Innovation Report 2016

Zenith’s Cheese Innovation 2016 report provides a comprehensive overview of current trends and new product development in the global cheese market. By featuring over 60 innovative brand profiles this report provides an ultimate guide to explore opportunities in the international dairy market.

Background and report description

Following an incremental volume decline in 2014 the global retail cheese market has returned to growth, with consumption having reached 11.5 million tonnes in 2015. Natural cheese is the more commonly consumed cheese type, accounting for 83% market share by volume, and over 85% in value terms. In the fragmented global market manufacturers have created a number of new products in an effort to capture share in the market, with innovation spanning a number of trends from flavours and food pairings to portion size and consumption occasion.

Zenith’s report on cheese innovation examines the key trends and themes driving innovation and new product launches from 2014 through to early 2016. The report provides an ultimate guide of the most innovative and leading products in a user-friendly presentation format to help you quickly gain an understanding of new cheese product development worldwide.

What this report covers

  • Category overview: overview of key global market trends in addition to country-level consumption trends.
  • Key trends in new product development: overview of main themes driving product development and innovation worldwide.
  • Brand profiles: Over 60 profiles of innovative cheese brands including product image, detailed product information, date of launch, packaging size & type, pricing, key ingredients and description of variants.
Brand profiles featured by 5 key categories: Dips & spreads, cheese slices, cheese snacks, blocks & rounds and grated, cheese & others.


  • Introduction and scope
    • Cheese innovation
  • Category overview
    • Overview of cheese
    • Commentary - global trends and developments
    • Commentary - cheese categories
    • Cheese category challenges and barriers
    • Cheese category opportunities
  • Brand profiles
    • Dips & spreads
      • Alouette
      • Bayernland
      • Chavroux Basilic
      • Kaukauna
      • Grubentaler
      • Wholesome Goat
      • Primula
      • Queso Dip
      • Odysea
      • Deliciously Whipped
      • Duo Cremoso
      • Lactose Free
      • 2xProtein
      • Rupp
      • Cheesy
    • Cheese slices
      • Jalapeno
      • Roq'Croque
      • Castello Burger Blue
      • Der Scharfe Maxx
      • Really Thin
      • Rauchkäse
      • Weight Watchers
    • Cheese snacks
      • The Laughing Cow
      • PRO2snax
      • Roltini Singles
      • Balanced Breaks
      • Croc Bites
      • The Laughing Cow
      • Cathedral City
      • Selections Mini Bag
      • Jarlsberg Minis
      • Horizon Organic
      • Kids Cheese Sticks
      • Mozzarella Herzen
      • The Laughing Cow
      • Cheese Dog
      • Beemster
    • Blocks & rounds
      • Bacon Cheddar
      • Zauberburg Rose
      • Landana
      • Citrus Ginger
      • Dragon Cheddar
      • Frico
      • Le Brugge Prestige
      • Ländle Raclette
      • Bio Fiete
      • Higher Protein
      • Queso Tierno Larsa
      • Fabulous 5
      • Amazing Cheddar
      • Kingdom
      • Quicke's
      • Faixa Azul
      • Farmer's Rope Sticks
      • Wensleydale
      • Schärdinger
    • Grated, cubes & others
      • Sharp White Cheddar
      • Joan of Arc
      • Dziugas
      • Baking Iberico
      • Taverna
      • Mascarpone Frozen

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