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U.S. cheese market - statistics & facts

Among the major cheese producing countries, the United States was ranked second with around six million metric tons manufactured in 2020, following the European Union with over 10 million metric tons of cheese production that year. Wisconsin was the leading cheese producing state in the U.S. with a cheese quantity that amounted to 3.36 billion pounds in 2019. California and Idaho rounded off the top three states.

Retail sector

In the U.S. retail sector, total natural cheese sales value amounted to about 13.3 billion U.S. dollars in 2020. The total cream cheese category brought in sales amounting to 830 million U.S. dollars in the United States in that year. Shredded cheese was the best-selling cheese form in the United States, accounting for five billion U.S. dollars of cheese sales in 2020.

Cheese consumption

The per capita consumption of cheese amounted to about 40.4 pounds in 2019. That year, Americans consumed about 15.5 pounds of American cheese per capita and 15.87 pounds of Italian cheese per capita. According to a 2020 survey, the Kraft Singles was the leading American cheese brand eaten most often in the United States

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U.S. cheese market - statistics & facts

Among the major cheese producing countries, the United States was ranked second with around six million metric tons manufactured in 2020, following the European Union with over 10 million metric tons of cheese production that year. Wisconsin was the leading cheese producing state in the U.S. with a cheese quantity that amounted to 3.36 billion pounds in 2019. California and Idaho rounded off the top three states.

Retail sector

In the U.S. retail sector, total natural cheese sales value amounted to about 13.3 billion U.S. dollars in 2020. The total cream cheese category brought in sales amounting to 830 million U.S. dollars in the United States in that year. Shredded cheese was the best-selling cheese form in the United States, accounting for five billion U.S. dollars of cheese sales in 2020.

Cheese consumption

The per capita consumption of cheese amounted to about 40.4 pounds in 2019. That year, Americans consumed about 15.5 pounds of American cheese per capita and 15.87 pounds of Italian cheese per capita. According to a 2020 survey, the Kraft Singles was the leading American cheese brand eaten most often in the United States

Interesting statistics

In the following 5 chapters, you will quickly find the {amountStatistics} most important statistics relating to "Cheese market".

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