Global Lactose-free Cheese Market 2017-2021

  • Published: Aug 2017
  • Pages: 70
  • SKU: IRTNTR14303

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This industry research report identifies Arla Foods, McNeil Nutritionals, OMIRA Oberland-Milchverwertung, and TINE as the key vendors in the global lactose-free cheese market. This industry research report also presents a competitive analysis of the market by product (slices, spreads, and blocks), by distribution (hypermarkets and supermarkets, convenience stores, and independent retailers), and by geography (the Americas, APAC, and EMEA).

Overview of the global lactose-free cheese market

Technavio’s market research analysis identifies the rising levels of lactose intolerance as one of the primary growth factors for the lactose-free cheese market. Rising incidence of food allergies such as lactose intolerance is increasing the demand for lactose-free products that are highly digestible. Self-diagnosed cases of lactose-intolerance are also rising significantly that influences the demand for lactose-free cheese and food products. Vendors are introducing new flavors and varieties of products to increase their market share. Our market research analysts estimate that this market will grow steadily at a CAGR of more than 8% by 2021. 

Vendors are collaborating with packaging manufactures to develop advanced packaging technology for their lactose-free products and to increase their consumer base. The retention power of a package for lactose-free products regards to the vitamin content, color, product quality, texture, taste, and shelf life is integral to the buying decision of the consumers. The vendors are primarily focusing on factors such as quality, wet strength, and durability of packaging materials to retain the food quality of the lactose- free products. Such increase in packaging innovations will be one of the key trends behind the growth of the lactose-free cheese market.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The level of competition in the lactose-free cheese market is steadily increasing due to the improved living standards, increased disposable income, and altered spending patterns and lifestyles. The market is highly fragmented due to the presence of several large and medium vendors competing based on parameters such as price, innovation, quality, and distribution. The vendors with strong financial and technical resources will have better competitive advantage in the lactose free cheese market.

The leading vendors in the market are -

  • Arla Foods
  • McNeil Nutritionals
  • OMIRA Oberland-Milchverwertung
  • TINE

The 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.

Segmentation by product and analysis of the lactose-free cheese market

  • Slices
  • Spreads
  • Blocks

Lactose-free cheese slices are primarily used in burgers and sandwiches due to the ease to incorporate and its ability to be paired with countless ingredients. Additionally, the rising demand for fast food also contributes to the growth of this segment.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of the lactose-free cheese market

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA

EMEA is witnessing a rise in lactose intolerance. The disposable income of the people in this region is also increasing considerably. This region primarily depends on cheese for protein and calcium requirement. The expansion of the various distribution channels will be a major factor contributing to the growth of the market in this region.

Key questions answered in the report include

  • What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2021?
  • What are the key factors driving the global lactose- free cheese market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global lactose-free cheese market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in the global lactose-free cheese market?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global lactose-free cheese market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA.
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global lactose-free cheese market?

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This upcoming report on the global lactose-free cheese market offers insights into the major trends and forthcoming drivers influencing the growth of the food and beverage industry. Our reports for the food and beverage industry also follow a scrupulous data collection methodology and presents an extensive analysis of fast growing market segments like food.  

By considering the market forecast and size, surging demand for various segments in the food sector, the market research professionals at Technavio present an all-inclusive picture of the lactose-free cheese market for the period of 2017 to 2021. Furthermore, our research practices support clients develop impactful growth strategies and keep pace with the continually changing market dynamics. This market research report also presents an extensive analysis of various products and services based on the insights from the information gathered from specific resources such as channel partners and market stakeholders.

This forthcoming market research report on the lactose-free cheese market also covers vendors like Johnson and Johnson, Land o lakes, Deans, DSM, GCMF, and Danone. According to our market research experts, the increasing number of people having lactose intolerance are expected to influence the global market significantly during the next few years.

The upcoming industry research report for lactose-free cheese market also categorizes the key drivers, major trends, along with the imminent restraints that the food sector currently experiences. This upcoming report on the lactose-free cheese market presents insights into the rapidly changing competitive landscape to give clients a complete picture of the forthcoming events within the food and beverage industry. Technavio also offers in-depth market assessments into the sectors such as food services and non-alcoholic beverages.

Our market research methodology for the global lactose-free cheese market

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PART 01: Executive summary

PART 02: Scope of the report

PART 03: Research Methodology

PART 04: Introduction

  • Market outline
  • Market size and forecast

PART 05: Market landscape

  • Market overview
  • Market size and forecast
  • Five forces analysis

PART 06: Market segmentation by product

  • Segmentation of global lactose-free cheese market by product type
  • Global lactose-free cheese slices market
  • Global lactose-free cheese spreads market
  • Global lactose-free cheese blocks market
  • Global other lactose-free cheese products market

PART 07: Market segmentation by distribution

  • Segmentation of global lactose-free cheese market by distribution channels

PART 08: Geographical segmentation

  • Global lactose-free cheese market by geography
  • Lactose-free cheese market in EMEA
  • Lactose-free cheese market in the Americas
  • Lactose-free cheese market in APAC

PART 09: Key leading countries

  • Lactose-free cheese market in the US
  • Lactose-free cheese market in Germany
  • Lactose-free cheese market in the UK

PART 10: Decision framework

PART 11: Drivers and challenges

  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges

PART 12: Market trends

  • Packaging innovations
  • Increase in promotional and marketing initiatives
  • Rapidly increasing private label offerings

PART 13: Vendor landscape

  • Competitive scenario
  • Other prominent vendors

PART 14: Key vendor analysis

  • Arla Foods
  • McNeil Nutritionals
  • OMIRA Oberland-Milchverwertung
  • TINE

PART 15: Appendix

  • List of abbreviations

Research Framework

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key industry influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.


Primary sources

  • Manufacturers and suppliers
  • Channel partners
  • Industry experts
  • Strategic decision makers

Secondary sources

  • Industry journals and periodicals
  • Government data
  • Financial reports of key industry players
  • Historical data
  • Press releases


Data Synthesis

  • Collation of data
  • Estimation of key figures
  • Analysis of derived insights

Data Validation

  • Triangulation with data models
  • Reference against proprietary databases
  • Corroboration with industry experts



  • Market drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Market trends
  • Five forces analysis


  • Market size and forecast
  • Market segmentation
  • Geographical insights
  • Competitive landscape
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