GCC Cheese Market by Source (Cow Milk, Buffalo Milk, Goat Milk and Others) by Type (Natural and Processed) by Product (Mozzarella, Cheddar, Feta, Parmesan, Roquefort and Others) by Distribution Channel (Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Specialty Stores, Online and Others) by Format (Slices, Diced/Cubes, Shredded, Blocks, Spreads, Liquid and Others): Industry Analysis, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2023-2028

GCC Cheese Market Overview:

The GCC cheese market was worth US$ XX Billion in 2022, expanding at a CAGR of X% during 2017-2022. Looking forward, the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of around X% during 2023-2028, reaching a value of US$ XX Billion by 2028. Cheese is a nutritious dairy food produced by coagulating the protein casein found in cow, camel, goat, and buffalo milk. Some of the most common cheese types available in the market are mozzarella, cheddar, feta, taleggio, parmesan, and Roquefort. Its variety depends on the origin of butterfat, pasteurization, milk, protein, mold, aging, bacteria, and processing. It is a rich source of vital nutrients, including fat, protein, phosphorous, zinc, riboflavin and vitamins A and B-12. Cheese assists in minimizing the risk of developing cancer, blood pressure, osteoporosis, and immunity-related problems. It possesses a longer shelf life and can be combined with numerous sweet and savory food products. In recent years, cheese has gained momentum due to the shifting consumer preference toward a high-protein diet.

One of the primary factors driving the market is the growing consumption of dairy products across the GCC region. In addition, the escalating demand for fast-food items, such as burgers, pizza and pasta, in which cheese is one of the major ingredients, is contributing to product sales. Additionally, the rapidly growing population, changing food patterns and increasing adoption of healthy eating habits is positively influencing the market growth. Other than this, the utilization of innovative membrane filtration technology to enhance and retain the nutritional content of cheese is boosting the demand for the product. Besides this, the introduction of numerous innovative and premium products, including low-fat, vitamin-enriched, or sugar-free variants, is creating a positive market outlook. Apart from this, the inclination of the masses toward ready-to-eat (RTE) processed food products due to the hectic lifestyle and lack of time is creating lucrative growth opportunities for the key players operating in the industry. Furthermore, the launch of various new products such as processed cheese slices, cheddar cheese in tubs and cans, and cream cheese in jars is catalyzing the market growth.

Beginning with a regional overview, the report explores the dynamics that have a strong influence on the GCC cheese market and can also impact its future growth. Taking 2022 as the base year, the report covers historical market scenario from 2017-2022 and provides forecasts till 2028. This includes the study of value and volume trends and pricing history. Growth inducing factors, market restraints and recent developments have also been analysed in the report in order to provide a deeper knowledge about the industry. On a regional basis, the report examines the GCC cheese market in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain. For each of these regions, the report studies the GCC cheese market in detail for latest trends, outlook and opportunities.

The report analyses the competitive structure of the GCC cheese market industry and provides the profiles of major players operating in the market. The price margins for the products along with the various success and risk factors for manufacturers have also been covered in the report. Moreover, in order to determine market attractiveness, the report analyses the GCC cheese market industry along the parameters of the Porter’s Five Forces model. This model examines the degree of competition in the GCC cheese market industry by analysing the threat posed by new entrants and substitutes, and the bargaining power of suppliers and buyers. SWOT analysis of the market has also been presented in the report which highlights the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats pertaining to the GCC cheese market industry. Furthermore, the value chain analysis of the GCC cheese market industry has also been covered in the report. This comprises of all the activities in the value chain, such as the procurement of various raw materials, manufacturing, sales and distribution. 

GCC Cheese Market Segment Insights:

The GCC cheese market has been analysed as followed:

By Source:

  • Cow Milk
  • Buffalo Milk
  • Goat Milk
  • Others

By Type:

  • Natural
  • Processed

By Product:

  • Mozzarella
  • Cheddar
  • Feta
  • Parmesan
  • Roquefort
  • Others

By Distribution Channel:

  • Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
  • Convenience Stores
  • Specialty Stores
  • Online
  • Other

By Format:

  • Slices
  • Diced/Cubes
  • Shredded
  • Blocks
  • Spreads
  • Liquid
  • Others

By Country:

  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Qatar
  • Kuwait
  • Oman
  • Bahrain

Country-wise, the market has been segmented into Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain. Amongst these, Saudi Arabia represents the largest market, accounting for majority of the GCC region.

Competative Landscape: 

The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players.

Highlights of the GCC Cheese Market Report:

  • Historical and current scenario
  • Trends and developments
  • Impact of COVID-19
  • Market forecast
  • Price analysis and forecast
  • Porter’s five forces analysis
  • SWOT analysis
  • Value chain analysis

 

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1    Preface
2    Scope and Methodology 

    2.1    Objectives of the Study
    2.2    Stakeholders
    2.3    Data Sources
        2.3.1    Primary Sources
        2.3.2    Secondary Sources
    2.4    Market Estimation
        2.4.1    Bottom-Up Approach
        2.4.2    Top-Down Approach
    2.5    Forecasting Methodology
3    Executive Summary
4    Introduction

    4.1    Overview
    4.2    Key Industry Trends
5    GCC Cheese Market
    5.1    Market Overview
    5.2    Market Performance
    5.3    Impact of COVID-19
    5.4    Market Forecast
6    Market Breakup by Source
    6.1    Cow Milk
        6.1.1 Market Trends
        6.1.2 Market Forecast
    6.2    Buffalo Milk
        6.2.1 Market Trends
        6.2.2 Market Forecast
    6.3    Goat Milk
        6.3.1 Market Trends
        6.3.2 Market Forecast
    6.4    Others
        6.4.1 Market Trends
        6.4.2 Market Forecast
7    Market Breakup by Type
    7.1    Natural
        7.1.1 Market Trends
        7.1.2 Market Forecast
    7.2    Processed
        7.2.1 Market Trends
        7.2.2 Market Forecast
8    Market Breakup by Product
    8.1   Mozzarella
        8.1.1 Market Trends
        8.1.2 Market Forecast
    8.2   Cheddar
        8.2.1 Market Trends
        8.2.2 Market Forecast
    8.3   Feta
        8.3.1 Market Trends
        8.3.2 Market Forecast
    8.4   Parmesan
        8.4.1 Market Trends
        8.4.2 Market Forecast
    8.5   Roquefort
        8.5.1 Market Trends
        8.5.2 Market Forecast
    8.6    Others
        8.6.1 Market Trends
        8.6.2 Market Forecast
9    Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
    9.1    Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
        9.1.1 Market Trends
        9.1.2 Market Forecast
    9.2    Convenience Stores
        9.2.1 Market Trends
        9.2.2 Market Forecast
    9.3    Specialty Stores
        9.3.1 Market Trends
        9.3.2 Market Forecast
    9.4    Online 
        9.4.1 Market Trends
        9.4.2 Market Forecast
    9.5    Others
        9.5.1 Market Trends
        9.5.2 Market Forecast
10   Market Breakup by Format
    10.1    Slices
        10.1.1 Market Trends
        10.1.2 Market Forecast
    10.2    Diced/Cubes
        10.2.1 Market Trends
        10.2.2 Market Forecast
    10.3    Shredded
        10.3.1 Market Trends
        10.3.2 Market Forecast
    10.4    Blocks
        10.4.1 Market Trends
        10.4.2 Market Forecast
    10.5    Spreads
        10.5.1 Market Trends
        10.5.2 Market Forecast
    10.6    Liquid
        10.6.1 Market Trends
        10.6.2 Market Forecast
    10.7    Others
        10.7.1 Market Trends
        10.7.2 Market Forecast
11    Market Breakup by Country
    11.1    Saudi Arabia
        11.1.1 Market Trends
        11.1.2 Market Breakup by Source
        11.1.3 Market Breakup by Type
        11.1.4 Market Breakup by Product
        11.1.5 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
        11.1.6 Market Breakup by Format
        11.1.7 Market Forecast
    11.2    UAE
        11.2.1 Market Trends
        11.2.2 Market Breakup by Source
        11.2.3 Market Breakup by Type
        11.2.4 Market Breakup by Product
        11.2.5 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
        11.2.6 Market Breakup by Format
        11.2.7 Market Forecast
    11.3    Qatar
        11.3.1 Market Trends
        11.3.2 Market Breakup by Source
        11.3.3 Market Breakup by Type
        11.3.4 Market Breakup by Product
        11.3.5 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
        11.3.6 Market Breakup by Format
        11.3.7 Market Forecast
    11.4    Oman
        11.4.1 Market Trends
        11.4.2 Market Breakup by Source
        11.4.3 Market Breakup by Type
        11.4.4 Market Breakup by Product
        11.4.5 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
        11.4.6 Market Breakup by Format
        11.4.7 Market Forecast
    11.5    Kuwait
        11.5.1 Market Trends
        11.5.2 Market Forecast
    11.6    Bahrain
        11.6.1 Market Trends
        11.6.2 Market Forecast
12    SWOT Analysis
    12.1    Overview
    12.2    Strengths
    12.3    Weaknesses
    12.4    Opportunities
    12.5    Threats
13    Value Chain Analysis
14    Porters Five Forces Analysis

    14.1    Overview
    14.2    Bargaining Power of Buyers
    14.3    Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    14.4    Degree of Competition
    14.5    Threat of New Entrants
    14.6    Threat of Substitutes
15    Price Analysis
16    Policy and Regulatory Landscape
17    Competitive Landscape

    17.1    Market Structure
    17.2    Key Players
    17.3    Profiles of Key Players

List of Figures

Figure 1: GCC: Cheese Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
Figure 2: GCC: Cheese Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017-2022
Figure 3: GCC: Cheese Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 4: GCC: Cheese Market: Breakup by Source (in %), 2022
Figure 5: GCC: Cheese Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2022
Figure 6: GCC: Cheese Market: Breakup by Product (in %), 2022
Figure 7: GCC: Cheese Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2022
Figure 8: GCC: Cheese Market: Breakup by Format (in %), 2022
Figure 9: GCC: Cheese Market: Breakup by Country (in %), 2022
Figure 10: GCC: Cheese (Cow Milk) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 11: GCC: Cheese (Cow Milk) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 12: GCC: Cheese (Buffalo Milk) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 13: GCC: Cheese (Buffalo Milk) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 14: GCC: Cheese (Goat Milk) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 15: GCC: Cheese (Goat Milk) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 16: GCC: Cheese (Other Sources) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 17: GCC: Cheese (Other Sources) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 18: GCC: Cheese (Natural) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 19: GCC: Cheese (Natural) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 20: GCC: Cheese (Processed) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 21: GCC: Cheese (Processed) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 22: GCC: Cheese (Mozzarella) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 23: GCC: Cheese (Mozzarella) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 24: GCC: Cheese (Cheddar) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 25: GCC: Cheese (Cheddar) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 26: GCC: Cheese (Feta) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 27: GCC: Cheese (Feta) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 28: GCC: Cheese (Parmesan) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 29: GCC: Cheese (Parmesan) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 30: GCC: Cheese (Roquefort) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 31: GCC: Cheese (Roquefort) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 32: GCC: Cheese (Other Products) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 33: GCC: Cheese (Other Products) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 34: GCC: Cheese (Supermarkets and Hypermarkets) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 35: GCC: Cheese (Supermarkets and Hypermarkets) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 36: GCC: Cheese (Convenience Stores) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 37: GCC: Cheese (Convenience Stores) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 38: GCC: Cheese (Specialty Stores) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 39: GCC: Cheese (Specialty Stores) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 40: GCC: Cheese (Online) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 41: GCC: Cheese (Online) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 42: GCC: Cheese (Other Distribution Channels) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 43: GCC: Cheese (Other Distribution Channels) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 44: GCC: Cheese (Sliced) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 45: GCC: Cheese (Sliced) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 46: GCC: Cheese (Diced/Cubes) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 47: GCC: Cheese (Diced/Cubes) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 48: GCC: Cheese (Shredded) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 49: GCC: Cheese (Shredded) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 50: GCC: Cheese (Blocks) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 51: GCC: Cheese (Blocks) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 52: GCC: Cheese (Spreads) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 53: GCC: Cheese (Spreads) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 54: GCC: Cheese (Liquid) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 55: GCC: Cheese (Liquid) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 56: GCC: Cheese (Other Formats) Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 57: GCC: Cheese (Other Formats) Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 58: Saudi Arabia: Cheese Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 59: Saudi Arabia: Cheese Market: Breakup by Source (in %), 2022
Figure 60: Saudi Arabia: Cheese Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2022
Figure 61: Saudi Arabia: Cheese Market: Breakup by Product (in %), 2022
Figure 62: Saudi Arabia: Cheese Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2022
Figure 63: Saudi Arabia: Cheese Market: Breakup by Format (in %), 2022
Figure 64: Saudi Arabia: Cheese Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 65: UAE: Cheese Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 66: UAE: Cheese Market: Breakup by Source (in %), 2022
Figure 67: UAE: Cheese Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2022
Figure 68: UAE: Cheese Market: Breakup by Product (in %), 2022
Figure 69: UAE: Cheese Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2022
Figure 70: UAE: Cheese Market: Breakup by Format (in %), 2022
Figure 71: UAE: Cheese Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 72: Qatar: Cheese Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 73: Qatar: Cheese Market: Breakup by Source (in %), 2022
Figure 74: Qatar: Cheese Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2022
Figure 75: Qatar: Cheese Market: Breakup by Product (in %), 2022
Figure 76: Qatar: Cheese Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2022
Figure 77: Qatar: Cheese Market: Breakup by Format (in %), 2022
Figure 78: Qatar: Cheese Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 79: Oman: Cheese Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 80: Oman: Cheese Market: Breakup by Source (in %), 2022
Figure 81: Oman: Cheese Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2022
Figure 82: Oman: Cheese Market: Breakup by Product (in %), 2022
Figure 83: Oman: Cheese Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2022
Figure 84: Oman: Cheese Market: Breakup by Format (in %), 2022
Figure 85: Oman: Cheese Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 86: Kuwait: Cheese Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 87: Kuwait: Cheese Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 88: Bahrain: Cheese Market: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2017 & 2022
Figure 89: Bahrain: Cheese Market Forecast: Volume Trends (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Figure 90: GCC: Cheese Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 91: GCC: Cheese Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 92: GCC: Cheese Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

List of Tables

Table 1: GCC: Cheese Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2022 and 2028
Table 2: GCC: Cheese Market Forecast: Breakup by Source (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Table 3: GCC: Cheese Market Forecast: Breakup by Type (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Table 4: GCC: Cheese Market Forecast: Breakup by Product (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Table 5: GCC: Cheese Market Forecast: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Table 6: GCC: Cheese Market Forecast: Breakup by Format (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Table 7: GCC: Cheese Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (in ‘000 Metric Tons), 2023-2028
Table 8: GCC: Cheese Market: Competitive Structure
Table 9: GCC: Cheese Market: Key Players

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