Consumers are eating cheese more than ever – especially at home where cheese consumption has been on the rise over the last 30 years. Considering that home is the source of 80% of our meals and that cheese adds appeal to a wide variety of dishes, the cheese category becomes an even more important consideration for retailers. To help understand retail cheese trends and ways to best market cheese to customers, Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board has analyzed four areas to take note of in 2014.
It has been said that variety is the spice of life, and when it comes to cheese, consumers are hungry for spicy flavors and can find lots of options in the cheese case. These include chipotle, habanero, horseradish, Cajun, jalapeño and black pepper.