Could Cheese as an Ingredient Spark Health-Conscious Consumers’ Interest in Packaged Foods?

People primarily eat cheese because it tastes great. Yet 1 in 5 consumers also say the health benefits cheese provides are one of the top three reasons why they choose it. Datassential research further indicates that consumers define a “healthy” cheese as one that lacks additives such as stabilizers and preservatives (60%) and is rich in calcium (57%), vitamins (56%), and protein (54%). Other health-related attributes that appeal to many shoppers include no added colors or flavors (49%) or hormones (48%).

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