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Nov, 06 2023

Hilmar Cheese Company Inc., Saputo Inc., Glanbia PLC, Leprino Foods Company, are Dominating the Europe Smoked Cheese Market in 2021

The Europe Smoked Cheese Market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 5.0% in the forecast period of 2020 to 2028. The years considered for the study are as mentioned below.

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The smoked cheese market is a highly consolidated market, which includes a specific number of key players as well as local players. The market has witnessed increased strategic developments owing to favorable market scenarios.

The major player dealing in the smoked cheese market is introducing a strong range of product portfolios. This helped companies to maximize sales with an enhanced product portfolio.

For instance,

  • In September 2019, Dairygold Co-Operative Society Ltd s launched pastureland – Dairygold's guarantee milk sourced from grass-fed cows. This will help the company meet its customer's demand for its highest food traceability, sustainability, and milk quality sourced from cows.

Hilmar Cheese Company Inc is the dominating player in Europe Others are Saputo Inc., Glanbia PLC, Leprino Foods Company, Arla Foods amba, Ashley Chase Estate Limited Company, Cabot Creamery, Lioni Latticini, Inc., among others

Europe Smoked Cheese Market, By DevelopmentHilmar Cheese Company

Hilmar Cheese Company is headquartered in Hilmar, US, founded in 1984. The company focuses on manufacturing different types of cheese such as cheddar, Monterey Jack, and Colby from pasteurized cow milk. The company-wide range of product categories such as American, Hispanic/Continental/Italian, among these the market focused category is American smoked cheese products.

  • In April 2019,  Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. entered the agreement to sell the Turlock milk powder facility to California Dairies. In 2015, the milk powder facility was integrated with advanced technology to produce whole milk powder and skimmed milk powder for export. Moreover, the milk powder facility's sales will support the company to focus on cheese products and strengthen the business growth in the future.

The company has a presence in the US.

Ashley Chase Estate limited Company 

Ashley Chase Estate limited Company is headquartered in Dorchester, England, which was established in 1972. The company focuses on making traditional and innovative ways of cheddar cheese. The company uses innovative technologies and R&D to process the best quality smoked cheese. The company offers a wide range of product categories such as cave-aged cheddar, coastal cheddar, cave-aged goats cheese, oakwood, dorset red, flavors, dorset crofter, and cheese celebration cakes, where the market focused category is oakwood and dorset red

  • In October 2017, Ashley Chase Estate limited Company launched a red poppy dorset cheddar cheese. The poppy cheddar is prepared by hand from a milk source. The nine-month-aged cheese is rich in taste, and the creamy texture is dipped in red wax to preserve its freshness.

The company has a presence in the UK.


SWALEDALE CHEESE COMPANY  is headquartered in Richmond, U.K. The company focuses on making the finest artisan cheese without preservatives. The company offers various product categories such as natural rind cheese, waxed cheese, and smoked cheese, among which smoked cheese, natural rind cheese is the focused category.

  • In November 2019, a group of Yorkshire entrepreneurs had acquired the SWALEDALE CHEESE COMPANY in Richmond. The first product made under the new owner hits the shelves of retailers and wholesalers in the region. Additionally, the Swaledale cheese products are available from wholesalers to include Cryer & Stott and Michael Lee Finn Cheese, and Lewis & Cooper, a retailer in Northallerton. Moreover, this acquisition has expanded the Swaledale business in a wide range.

The company has a presence in the UK

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