Indian Cheese Market Size, Growth, Business Opportunity By 2026

IMARC Group’s latest research report, titled “Indian Cheese Market : Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity, and Forecast 2021-2026,” offers a detailed analysis of the market drivers, segmentation, growth opportunities, trends, and competitive landscape to understand the current and future market scenarios.

Cheese is a dairy product that can be either firm or soft. Consisting of compressed and usually ripened curd of milk separated from the whey, it is a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin B-12, calcium, fat, protein, phosphorus, riboflavin, and zinc. It is extensively used in the preparation of numerous dishes, such as pasta, pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, tacos, cheesecakes, and garlic bread. The cheese market in India reached a value of INR 44.8 Billion in 2020. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the India cheese market to grow at a CAGR of 24.80% during 2021-2026.

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Key Players Included in Indian Cheese Market Research Report:

  • Parag Milk Foods
  • Britannia
  • Mother Dairy

Important Attribute and highlights of the Report:

  • Detailed analysis of the market share
  • Market Segmentation by type, format, application and retail/institutional.
  • Historical, current, and projected size of the market in terms of volume and value
  • Latest industry trends and developments
  • Competitive Landscape for Indian Cheese Market
  • Strategies of major players and product offerings

The market in India is majorly driven by significant growth in the food and beverage industry. This, in confluence with the rising influence of western culture and the inflating disposable incomes of the masses, is significantly contributing to the market growth. Furthermore, the easy availability of different varieties of cheese via online and offline organized retail channels is providing a boost to market growth. Moreover, the increasing working population and the changing food consumption patterns of individuals are also creating a positive outlook for the market across the country.

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COVID-19 Impact Overview:

We are regularly tracking the direct effect of COVID-19 on the market, along with the indirect influence of associated industries. These observations will be integrated into the report.

Key Market Segmentation:

Breakup by Type:

  • Processed Cheese
  • Mozzarella
  • Cheddar
  • Emmental
  • Ricotta
  • Others

On the basis of types, the market has been divided into processed cheese, mozzarella, cheddar, Emmental, ricotta and others. At present, processed cheese represents the most popular product type in India.

Breakup by Format:

  • Slices
  • Diced/Cubes
  • Shredded
  • Blocks
  • Liquid
  • Crème
  • Cheese Spreads

Based on formats, the market has been classified into slices, diced/cubes, shredded, blocks, liquid, crème and cheese spreads. Amongst these, cheese slices hold the dominant share as they are widely used in homes and restaurants for preparing sandwiches and burgers.

Breakup by Application:

  • Pizzas
  • Burgers
  • Sandwiches
  • Wraps
  • Cakes
  • Others

On the basis of applications, the market has been segregated as pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, cakes, and others. Currently, pizza represents the leading application area of cheese, accounting for the majority of the market share.

Breakup by Retail/Institutional:

  • Retail
  • Institutional

The cheese market in India has been bifurcated into retail and institutional channels, wherein retail sales exhibit a clear dominance in the market. Cheese is supplied to supermarkets/hypermarkets, department stores, malls and retail shops for further distribution to consumers.

Regional Insights:

  • Karnataka
  • Maharashtra
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Delhi
  • Gujarat
  • Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • West Bengal
  • Kerala
  • Haryana
  • Punjab
  • Rajasthan
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Bihar
  • Orissa

On a geographical front, Maharashtra enjoys the leading position in the cheese market in India. Other regions include Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Kerala, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Orissa.

TOC for the Indian Cheese Market Research Report:

  • Preface
  • Scope and Methodology
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Indian Cheese Market
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Value Chain Analysis
  • Price Analysis
  • Competitive Landscape

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