Specialty Cheese

Cheese is the largest single category of specialty food in the US and continues to grow. Pic: ©GettyImages/NatashaPhoto

Specialty cheesemakers face different challenges than Big Dairy

By Beth Newhart

The American Cheese Society (ACS) has been monitoring the recent struggles facing the US dairy industry, including low milk prices and a record cheese surplus. But the non-profit trade organization sees a disconnect between Big Dairy and independent farmers....

Out-of-the-box flavors and ingredients are carving out space in healthy dairy products from cheese to beverages.

Latest trends in specialty foods at WFFS

By Beth Newhart

The Winter Fancy Food Show (WWFS) last week featured 1,400 companies and more than 25,000 attendees looking out for the latest trends in food and drink. More functional and plant-based CPGs are on the dairy horizon for 2019.

Mixing artisan with convenience: Parmigiano Reggiano cheese bars

Packaged Facts forecasts CAGR of 4%, 2014-2018

Smoky, peppery, gourmet: specialty cheese on the rise

By Rachel Arthur

The popularity of natural and specialty cheese is growing as consumers look beyond traditional varieties for indulgent and healthier products, according to market intelligence firm Packaged Facts.