Cheese Market

Published 21 February 19

In the 52 weeks to 27 January 2019:

  • Shoppers bought more cheese than in the same period last year with volumes sold up 1.2% and spend up 2.7%.
  • Continental style cheeses have continued to increase their volume sales with soft continentals up 6.6% year on year.
  • The hard discounters Aldi and Lidl have increased their volume of cheese sold by 11.5%. They now sell 20.7% of cheese in the GB market by weight.