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U.S. cream cheese market - statistics & facts

Cream cheese is a type of soft and mild-tasting cheese. Made from milk and cream, it is intended to be consumed fresh, hence, it differs from other soft cheeses like Brie and Neufchâtel. As of 2020, U.S. total soft cream cheese sales amounted to about 830.8 million U.S. dollars. That year, U.S. retail sales of natural cheese amounted to approximately 13.29 billion U.S. dollars

Biggest players in the market

Kraft Heinz was the leading manufacturer of brick cream cheese in the U.S. in 2020. That year, the company generated over 170 million U.S. dollars in nationwide sales of brick cream cheese. Kraft Heinz’s brand portfolio includes leading cream cheese brand, Philadelphia. In 2020, Philadelphia brick cream cheese held almost 65 percent of the market share of soft cream cheese. Currently, Philadelphia Cream Cheese spreads feature fresh fruits and vegetables and contain no artificial flavors.

Cream cheese consumption

Americans enjoyed their cream cheese, as the per capita consumption totalled 2.6 pounds in 2020. According to a survey, almost three-fourths of U.S. households had consumed cream cheese. That year, regular cream cheese was the most popular cream cheese variety among U.S. consumers, followed by light/low-fat, fat-free/non-fat, and flavored types. In addition to that, brick cream cheese was the preferred form of cream cheese in the country, as opposed to soft/spread or whipped.



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U.S. cream cheese market - statistics & facts

Cream cheese is a type of soft and mild-tasting cheese. Made from milk and cream, it is intended to be consumed fresh, hence, it differs from other soft cheeses like Brie and Neufchâtel. As of 2020, U.S. total soft cream cheese sales amounted to about 830.8 million U.S. dollars. That year, U.S. retail sales of natural cheese amounted to approximately 13.29 billion U.S. dollars

Biggest players in the market

Kraft Heinz was the leading manufacturer of brick cream cheese in the U.S. in 2020. That year, the company generated over 170 million U.S. dollars in nationwide sales of brick cream cheese. Kraft Heinz’s brand portfolio includes leading cream cheese brand, Philadelphia. In 2020, Philadelphia brick cream cheese held almost 65 percent of the market share of soft cream cheese. Currently, Philadelphia Cream Cheese spreads feature fresh fruits and vegetables and contain no artificial flavors.

Cream cheese consumption

Americans enjoyed their cream cheese, as the per capita consumption totalled 2.6 pounds in 2020. According to a survey, almost three-fourths of U.S. households had consumed cream cheese. That year, regular cream cheese was the most popular cream cheese variety among U.S. consumers, followed by light/low-fat, fat-free/non-fat, and flavored types. In addition to that, brick cream cheese was the preferred form of cream cheese in the country, as opposed to soft/spread or whipped.



Interesting statistics

In the following 4 chapters, you will quickly find the 24 most important statistics relating to "Cream cheese market in the U.S.".

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