Non-Dairy Cheese Market - Segmented by Source (Soy Milk, Almond Milk, Coconut Milk, and Rice Milk), Application (Snacks, Dips & Sauces, And Bakery & Confectionery), Product Type (Mozzarella, Parmesan, Cheddar, Cream Cheese), Distribution Channel, and Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2019 - 2024)

Non-Dairy Cheese Market - Segmented by Source (Soy Milk, Almond Milk, Coconut Milk, and Rice Milk), Application (Snacks, Dips & Sauces, And Bakery & Confectionery), Product Type (Mozzarella, Parmesan, Cheddar, Cream Cheese), Distribution Channel, and Geography - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2019 - 2024)

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Non-Dairy Cheese Market Insight

The non-dairy cheese market is expected to register a CAGR of 7.7% during the forecast period, 2018 to 2023. Consumers suffering from lactose intolerance, and vegan consumers act as the key factors driving the demand for non-dairy cheese in the global market. The increasing use of non-dairy cheese in snack products followed by bakery and confectionery is expected to drive the growth of non-dairy cheese in the global market.

Rising Instances of Lactose Intolerance and Increasing Vegan Population Driving the Non-Dairy Cheese Market

Demand for non-dairy cheese and other lactose free products have drastically increased in the recent years. Consumers suffering from lactose intolerance and vegan consumers act as the key factors driving the demand for non-dairy cheese in the global market. The regions such as Asia, Africa and Latin America have the highest percentage of consumers suffering from lactose intolerance. Consumers are considering vegan diet as a sustainable and a healthy choice, thus it has gained popularity in recent years. The rising concerns of consumers towards animal products due to ethical reasons are further leading to the consumption of healthier and cleaner products. The key players in the market are investing huge amount in R&D for new product development. To sustain in the competitive global market the leading manufacturers such as Daiya, Nush foods, etc. are introducing natural plant based clean label cheese products to meet the increasing demand for non-dairy cheese among the consumers.

The major segmentation in the report includes the market estimates by source – soy milk, almond milk, coconut milk, rice milk, and others. By application – snacks, dips & sauces, bakery & confectionery, and others. By product type – mozzarella, parmesan, cheddar, cream cheese, and others. By distribution channel – hypermarket/supermarket, drug & specialty stores, online channels and others. The soy milk segment dominated the non-dairy cheese market by source, owing to the prevailing awareness and the low prices of soybean.

Europe Holds the Largest Share in the Non-Dairy Cheese Market

Europe maintains the leading position in the non-dairy cheese market, due to the rising number of vegan population in the country. The abundance of natural sources of non-dairy cheese such as soybean as a raw material in the country, and its low price is the key factor driving the growth of non-dairy cheese industry in the US market. Asia-Pacific market for non-dairy cheese is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period (2018-2023)

Key Developments in the Non-Dairy Cheese Market

May 2018: Koko Dairy Free, a coconut milk brand announced a launch of soy-free vegan cheese, owing to the significant increase in sales of non-dairy products across the globe.

July 2018: Nush Foods launched vegan almond cream cheese. This spreadable plant-based cheese is perfect for sweet and savory foods products.

Non-Dairy Cheese Market Competitive Landscape

The key brands are embarking on mergers and acquisitions and new product development as some of their key strategies to achieve consolidation and optimize their offerings respectively. Major players in the market are Daiya Foods Inc., Galaxy Nutritional Foods Inc., Violife Foods, Kite Hill Cheese, Tofutti Brands Inc., Bute Island Foods Ltd, Follow Your Heart, Uhrenholt A/S, Angel Food, Miyoko’s Kitchen, Punk Rawk Labs, and Vtopian Artisan Cheeses among others.

Reasons to Purchase the Non-Dairy Cheese Market Report

  • Analyzing the outlook of the market with the recent trends and Porter’s five forces analysis
  • Market dynamics, which essentially consider the factors, which are impelling the present market scenario, along with growth opportunities of the market in the years to come
  • Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and non-economic aspects
  • Regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market
  • Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the key strategies adopted for development in the past five years
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • 3-month analyst supports, along with the Market Estimates sheet in excel

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1. INTRODUCTION                                       

                1.1 Study Deliverables                  

                1.2 Study Assumptions                 

                1.3 Scope of the Study                  

2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY                                    

3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY                                             

                3.1 Market Overview                    

4. MARKET DYNAMICS                                  

                4.1 Market Drivers                          

                4.2 Market Restraints                    

                4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis                               

                                4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants     

                                4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers    

                                4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers        

                                4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products         

                                4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry     

5. MARKET SEGMENTATION                                      

                5.1 By Product Type                       

                                5.1.1 Mozarella

                                5.1.2 Parmesan

                                5.1.3 Cheddar   

                                5.1.4 Cream Cheese       

                                5.1.5 Others      

                5.2 By Distribution Channel                         

                                5.2.1 Hypermarket/Supermarket             

                                5.2.2 Convenience Stores            

                                5.2.3 Specialty Stores    

                                5.2.4 Online Channel     

                                5.2.5 Others      

                5.3 By Source                    

                                5.3.1 Soy Milk based      

                                5.3.2 Almond Milk based             

                                5.3.3 Coconut Milk based            

                                5.3.4 Others      

                5.4 Geography                 

                                5.4.1 North America       

                                       United States



                                       Rest of North America

                                5.4.2 Europe      


                                       United Kingdom





                                       Rest of Europe

                                5.4.3 Asia Pacific              





                                       Rest of Asia-Pacific

                                5.4.4 Rest of the World 


                                       South Africa


6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE                                     

                6.1 Most Active Companies                        

                6.2 Most Adopted Strategies                     

                6.3 Market Share Analysis                           

                6.4 Company Profiles                    

                                6.4.1 Otsuka (Daiya Foods Inc.) 

                                6.4.2 Kate Hill    

                                6.4.3 Lisanatti  Foods     

                                6.4.4 Tofutti Brands, Inc.              

                                6.4.5 Bute Island Foods Ltd         

                                6.4.6 DAIRY FREE DOWN UNDER               

                                6.4.7 Angel Food             

                                6.4.8 Violife       

                                6.4.9 WayFare Foods     

                                6.4.10 Green Vie Foods

                                6.4.11 First Grade International Ltd         


8. DISCLAIMER                                     

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