New Zealand Cheese on China’s Market:
According to market research ran by Daxue Consulting (contact us for more information), New Zealand is the largest supplier of cream cheese to China’s market. During the period of 2005 and 2007, New Zealand exported fresh cheese, processed cheese, and other cheese related product with 3453.71 ton, 3907.73ton, and 4092.1 ton respectively. That figure had already taken up 1/3 trade of cheese between New Zealand and China. The reason why Chinese companies and customers prefer New Zealand cheese is because the good reputation of quality, even the price is much higher than other suppliers. The main function of cheese imported from New Zealand is for China’s food companies to make pastry, biscuit, and others.
American Cheese on China’s Market:
As the largest producer of cheese among the world, the United States provides the amount of cheese that has already exceeded more than 30 percent of global yield to consumers. At present, the demand of cheese within the United States reaches a state of saturation, which stimulates it to enter China’s market for developing. The U.S.A is eager, optimistic, and active to look for partners in China for collaboration and the potential competitiveness of China’s market. According to the data issued by United States Department of Agriculture, China is one of the most important importers of whey for the U.S.A., which shows in the trade record in 2011 that a great export growth of cheese from the U.S.A. to China significantly speed up and accelerate in a consecutive 3 months.
French Cheese on China’s Market:
From the sales performance of French cheese from 2009 to 2011 to see, the total sales of French cheese in China increased from 400 ton to 800 ton, which was an encouraging and satisfactory result. However, from the total volume of cheese importation in China to see, French cheese fell behind New Zealand, the United States and other countries.
German Cheese on China’s Market:
Germany has a long tradition of cheese-making and because of its varying landscapes, methods of production and regional traditions; it boasts more than 600 different types of cheese. While 75% of Germany’s cheeses are produced in Bavaria, the areas of Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania and Saxony-Anhalt in the northern part of Germany also produce some of Germany’s more famous cheeses such as Wilstermarsch, Tilsit and Altenburger Ziegenkäse (goat cheese).
Various Brands of Cheese in China:
Cheese Brands From New Zealand & Australia:
Cheese Brands From the United States:
- Lucky cow
Edited by Amy Wang from Daxue China consultants.
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