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Mintel’s Annual Overviews take a look back at 2016 and provide a detailed overview of the key issues faced by key categories through the year. Including; a full market overview, an in-depth review of the big stories from the year as well as our forecast for the future of these markets.

What's included

What's included

Table of contents

Table of contents

  1. Overview

      • Figure 1: Cheese, volume sales (000 tonnes), top five markets, 2016*
      • Figure 2: Cheese, fastest/slowest growing markets, last five years
      • Figure 3: Cheese, new product launches, top five countries, 2016
      • Figure 4: Cheese, new product launches, top five claims, per region, 2016
      • Figure 5: Cheese, global market performance
  2. The Big Stories

      • The “craft movement” is slowly emerging in cheese
        • Flexitarian diets open up opportunities for cheese
          • Figure 6: “I eat cheese as an alternative to meat” (% agree), select European countries, 2016
        • Affordability or the risk of commoditisation*
          • Figure 7: Important qualities when buying cheese, select European countries, 2016
          • Figure 8: Cheese, new product launches, private label vs. brands, per region, 2016
      • Notable Products

          • Brands hope to encourage consumers to snack on cheese
            • Cheese designed for snacking occasions
              • Broadening choice of cheese as a cooking ingredient
                • Cheese designed for cooking
                  • Cheese dipping offers fun and taste
                    • Cheesy dips
                    • Looking to the Future

                        • Concerns around GMOs are to impact cheese
                          • Figure 9: Cheese, new product launches, ethical and environment claims, per region, 2016
                        • Consumers’ appetite for plant-based diets can fuel vegan cheese 
                          • Sweet is the future taste of cheese*
                              • Figure 10: Attitudes towards and knowledge of cheese, China, August 2016
                          • The Analyst’s View

                            About the report

                            This report will give you a complete 360-degree view of your market. Not only is it rooted in robust proprietary and high-quality third-party data, but our industry experts put that data into context and you’ll quickly understand:

                            • The Consumer

                              What They Want. Why They Want It.

                            • The Competitors

                              Who’s Winning. How To Stay Ahead.

                            • The Market

                              Size, Segments, Shares And Forecasts: How It All Adds Up.

                            • The Innovations

                              New Ideas. New Products. New Potential.

                            • The Opportunities

                              Where The White Space Is. How To Make It Yours.

                            • The Trends

                              What’s Shaping Demand – Today And Tomorrow.

                            Please Note: This is a sample report. All of the figures, graphs, and tables have been redacted.

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