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Spreadable and Processed Cheese

As the name suggest, cream cheese is a soft fresh cheese obtained from milk and milk’s cream. Cream cheese is consumed by mixing it with spices and herbs or with other cheeses. It is like cottage cheese but is having high-fat content. It is sometimes used with, or in place of butter in the production of cookies and cream cake frostings. Cream cheese is an unripened cheese known for its smooth texture and sweet acidic taste.


Market trends

The U.S. cheese market size was valued at $32,291 million in 2017, and is projected to reach $40,467 million by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 2.8% from 2018 to 2025. Cheese is one of the most consumed food products, owing to its high nutritious value along with the presence of necessary vitamins, proteins, and other nutrients.

Cream cheese is an unripened cheese known for its smooth texture and sweet acidic taste. In many countries cream cheese is highly used for the filling of sandwiches and constitutes as a component of few pastries and frostings. In current era, the utilization of cream cheese as an ingredient of different beverages has increased because of the change in lifestyles of the consumers, such as the changing in dining habits, which takes the consumers towards restaurants for consumption of unique beverages, growth of multi-cuisine restaurants which promotes innovation of the new products, and growth of travel and tourism of the public which, in turn, increases the consumption of various desserts.



  • Europe
  • North America
  • South America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa

In North America and Europe, the focus is on diversifying the segment as producers look to expand their portfolio by developing cream cheese varieties with different fat contents, additives (such as herbs) and mixtures (for instance cream cheese with yoghurt).


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