Germany dairy products market is anticipated to grow at a rate of steady CAGR for the forecast period, 2022-2026. Germany is one of the leading milk-producing countries in the European region and is expected to grow continuously in the next five years. Germany sends a large number of milk deliveries to the milk firms in Europe to be distributed around the region.  Rising domestic demand for milk products such as milk, cream, cheese, butter, and others in the country is expected to contribute to the Germany dairy products market’s growth.

Health Benefits of Dairy Products Drive the Market Growth

The use of dairy products includes a variety of types of milk such as whole milk, skimmed milk, semi-skimmed milk, and other dairy-derived products from milk like yogurt, butter, cheese, and ice cream. Consumption of dairy products helps in maintaining a balanced diet. Dairy products are considered a rich source of nutrients such as Vitamin A and B, nicotinic acid, thiamine, riboflavin, calcium, Vitamin B 12, and many other minerals. Cheese, yogurt, and milk are considered the leading sources of calcium. Daily consumption of dairy products can also prevent heart disease, stroke, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, colorectal cancer, which is the major reason for the high demand for dairy products in Germany. 

Use of Dairy Products in Food & Beverage Industry Fuels Market Growth

The food and beverage industry is one of the major leading industries in Germany. The use of dairy and its products in different food and beverage preparations due to its health benefits is expected to accelerate the market demand. Dairy products including yogurt, ice cream, cheese, probiotic dairy products, flavored milk, and their high demand in the region supports the market growth in the next five years. Consumers who are leaving the habit of meat consumption are expected to create the demand for protein-rich dairy-based food products. Soft barbeque cheese is considered a healthy alternative to meat and sausages, and the adoption of flavored milk as a healthy option instead of drinking cold drinks is contributing to the market growth. Organic yogurts such as Greek yogurt have high nutritional value, and minimal sugar-containing food items and beverages are driving the market demand. The growing shift of consumers towards adopting healthy food alternatives over unhealthy food alternatives for maintaining a healthy body is a key driving factor of the Germany dairy products market growth.

Improvement in Living Conditions Supports the Market Growth

The rise in the disposable income of the consumers is enabling them to afford quality living conditions. The continuous growing population in the country, surging health awareness among consumers, and the easy availability of dairy products contribute to the market demand. Rapid urbanization and the growing infrastructural development in the country are fueling the adoption of healthy food items among consumers. Growing demand for clean and organic food items and beverages free from additives, chemicals, or artificial preservatives is expected to create lucrative opportunities for the Germany dairy products market growth. Market players are investing to launch products in different flavors and sizes, along with the introduction of organic dairy products is expected to propel the market growth in the next five years.

Market Segmentation

The Germany dairy products market is segmented on the basis of product, distribution channel, regional distribution, and company. Based on the product, the market is divided into milk, butter, cheese, yogurt, and other including ice cream and cream. Based on the distribution channel, the market is divided into supermarket/hypermarket, departmental stores, convenience stores, online channels, and others. To analyze the market based on the region, the Germany dairy products market is studied in major regions namely Western region, Central region, Eastern region, and Rest of Germany.

Market Players

DANONE GMBH, Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., Arla Foods Deutschland GmbH, DMK Deutsches Milchkontor GmbH., Molkerei Ammerland eG, Hochwald Foods GmbH, Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller, Bayernland eG, ZOTT SE & Co. KG, Fude + Serrahn Milchprodukte GmbH & Co. KG, are among the major market players in the Germany platform that lead the market growth of the Germany dairy products market.

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Base Year


Historic Data

2016 – 2019

Estimated Year


Forecast Period

2022 – 2026

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Million, and CAGR for 2016-2020 and 2021-2026

Report Coverage

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments Covered

  • Product
  • Distribution Channel

Regional Scope

Western, Central, Eastern, Rest of Germany

Key Companies Profiled

DANONE GMBH, Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., Arla Foods Deutschland GmbH, DMK Deutsches Milchkontor GmbH., Molkerei Ammerland eG, Hochwald Foods GmbH, Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller, Bayernland eG, ZOTT SE & Co. KG, Fude + Serrahn Milchprodukte GmbH & Co. KG

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Report Scope:

In this report, Germany dairy products market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Germany Dairy Products Market, By Product:
    • Milk
    • Butter
    • Cheese
    • Yogurt
    • Other
      • Ice Cream
      • Cream
  • Germany Dairy Products Market, By Distribution Channel:
    • Supermarket/Hypermarket
    • Departmental Stores
    • Convenience stores
    • Online Channels
    • Others
  • Germany Dairy Products Market, By Region:
    • Western
    • Central
    • Eastern
    • Rest of Germany

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Germany dairy products market.

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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on Germany Dairy Products Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customer

6.    Germany Dairy Products Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.     By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Product (Milk, Butter, Cheese, Yogurt, Other includes Ice Cream, Cream, etc.)

6.2.2.     By Distribution Channel (Supermarket/Hypermarket, Departmental Stores, Convenience stores, Online Channels, Others)

6.2.3.     By Company (2020)

6.2.4.     By Region

6.3.  Product Market Map

7.    Germany Milk Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Distribution Channel

8.    Germany Butter Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Distribution Channel

9.    Germany Cheese Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast

9.1.1.     By Value

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Distribution Channel

10.  Germany Yogurt Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.  By Value

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.  By Distribution Channel

11.  Market Dynamics

11.1.              Drivers

11.2.              Challenges

12.  Market Trends & Developments

13.  Policy & Regulatory Landscape

14.  Import & Export Analysis

15.  Germany Economic Profile

16.  Competitive Landscape

16.1.              Company Outlook

16.2.              Company Profile

16.2.1.  DANONE GMBH

16.2.2.  Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.,

16.2.3.  Arla Foods Deutschland GmbH

16.2.4.  DMK Deutsches Milchkontor GmbH.

16.2.5.  Molkerei Ammerland eG

16.2.6.  Hochwald Foods GmbH,

16.2.7.  Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller

16.2.8.  Bayernland eG

16.2.9.  ZOTT SE & Co. KG

16.2.10. Fude + Serrahn Milchprodukte GmbH & Co. KG

17.  Strategic Recommendations

18.  About Us & Disclaimer

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