Chocolate Market, by Price Range (Economic Chocolate, Mid-Range Chocolate, Premium Chocolate), by Flavor (White Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate), by Product Types (Box Chocolate, Chocolate Countlines, Chocolate Straightlines, Molded Bars, Novelties, and Others), by Distribution Channels (Supermarket, Hypermarket, Convenience Store, Online Channel, Departmental Store, and Others), and by Geography - Insights, Size, Share, Opportunity Analysis, and Industry Forecast till 2025

  • Published On : Nov 2017 |
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Global Chocolate Market – Insights

Chocolate is the ultimate comfort food type and flavor in the world. It is made in the form of blocks, liquid or paste. In many types of foodstuff, it is used as flavoring ingredients, such as chocolate brownies, cakes, chocolate cookies, bars, and candies. Cocoa is the main ingredient in the production of chocolate. Cocoa provides phytochemicals that can improve health by acting as an antioxidant. Dark chocolate has high phytochemical content. Chocolate eating triggers the release of serotonin within the brain that contributes to the pleasant experience.  

Major driver propelling the growth of the chocolate market is the increased awareness regarding the health benefits of chocolate, such as blood pressure suppressing property, antioxidant enrichment, and anti-aging property. In addition, increasing consumption of chocolate on seasonal and festival occasion are the reasons for the growth of the chocolate market. Moreover, with the growth in the confectionery market demand for chocolate is also rising, according to coherent market insights, the confectionery market is growing at CAGR of 3.8% during the forecast period of 2017 - 2025.

Europe led the chocolate market and is expected to grow at CAGR of 4.6% during the forecast period, 2017-2025. It is expected to be valued at US$ 43.20 billion by 2025. According to National Confectionary Association (NCA), Germany led one-fourth of the Western European in sales and consumption in 2016. North America is the second largest chocolate market with the U.S being major economy in the region. It has the highest consumption of chocolate and presence of international players such as Mars, Mondelez, etc. Asia Pacific is the fastest growing region in chocolate market, owing to the growth of multinational companies in the region such as Mars, Hershey’s, Ferrero, and Ghirardelli. Also, high consumption of chocolate by growing population is propelling the demand for the growth of chocolate market over the forecast period.  

By price range, economy range chocolate has the highest demand. During festivals such as Christmas, Easter, and Diwali demand for economy range and mid-range chocolate is high due to large population of low-income economy. According to World Bank PovcalNet Database, around 56% of global population is low-income and around 13% is middle-income population. Among products type, molded bars have the highest shares and it was valued at US$ 35.34 billion in 2016.   

Figure 1. Global Chocolate Market Share, By Flavor, 2016

chocolate market

Source: Coherent Market Insights (2017)

Among flavored chocolates, milk chocolates dominates the global chocolate market, which was valued at US$ 39.49 billion in 2016 and it is growing at a CAGR of 6.0% during the forecast period of 2017 - 2025. Dark chocolates have the second largest market growing with a CAGR of 8.3% during the forecast period of 2017 - 2025. Owing to various health benefits and increased awareness among the peoples regarding dark cocoa chocolates is expected to propel the demand for dark chocolates over forecast period.

According to the International Cocoa Organization, the net sales of the Mars Inc. was at the peak in 2016 with US$ 18000 Million followed by, Mondelez International with US$ 12,900 Million.

Major Players in the Chocolate Market:

Some of the major players in the chocolate market include Mars, Hershey, Nestlé, Barry Callebaut, Kraft Foods, Ferrero, Moonstruck Chocolatier Co., Ghirardelli Chocolate Co., and Mondelez International (Cadbury).

Chocolate is regarded as one of the highly profitable components and is denoted as a multibillion-dollar market, which is expected to conquer new levels over the forecast period. It is a type of sweet mainly prepared from cacao seeds, which are roasted and ground. Amount of cacao added while preparing decides the different variety of chocolates to be produced. It has also made its way in vast number of food items, such as cookies, cakes, brownies, pudding, mouse, hot and cold beverages, and various other dishes with increase in demand and innovation. As taste is the major preference among the consumers, companies are focusing on making a product that is accepted worldwide.

Market Dynamics

Major drivers propelling the growth of chocolate market includes wide range of application such as flavored food items and confectionary products. Milk chocolates dominates the flavored chocolate market, followed by dark chocolate. According to coherent market insights, global milk chocolate market is valued US$ 39.49 billion in 2016. Rising awareness about the health benefits of dark chocolate, such as potential cancer prevention, improved heart health, maintaining cholesterol level, and high antioxidant level is expected to boost the growth of chocolate market over the forecast period. According to National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), cocoa chocolate has cancer protective properties along with it is strong antioxidant effects with a pleasurable eating experience.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of chocolate market, market size (US$ Million), and Cumulative Annual Growth Rate (CAGR %) for the forecast period (2017 – 2025), considering 2016 as the base year.
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market.
  • This study also provides key insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approval, regional outlook, and competitive strategy adopted by the leading players.
  • It profiles leading players in the global Chocolate market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, distribution strategies, key developments and strategies and future plans.
  • Key companies covered as a part of this study include Mars, Hershey, Nestlé, Barry Callebaut, Kraft Foods, Ferrero, Moonstruck Chocolatier Co., Ghirardelli Chocolate Co., Mondelez International (Cadbury).
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and the management authorities of the companies to make informed decision regarding their future product launch, technology up-gradation, market expansion and marketing tactics.
  • The global chocolate market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry including investors, suppliers, Chocolate manufacturers, distributors, new entrants, and financial analysts.
  • Stakeholders would have ease in decision making through the various strategy matrices used in analyzing the Chocolate market.

Detailed Segmentation:

  • Global Chocolate Market, By Price Range:
    • Economic Chocolate
    • Mid-Range Chocolate
    • Premium Chocolate
  • Global Chocolate Market, By Flavor:
    • White Chocolate
    • Milk Chocolate
    • Dark Chocolate
      • Bittersweet
      • Semi-sweet
      • Others
  • Global Chocolate Market, By Product Types:
    • Box Chocolate
    • Chocolate Countlines
    • Chocolate Straightlines
    • Molded Bars
    • Novelties
    • Others
  • Global Chocolate Market, By Distribution Channel:
    • Supermarket
    • Hypermarket
    • Convenience Store
    • Online Channel
    • Departmental Store
    • Others
  • Global Chocolate Market, By Geography:
    • North America
      • U.S.
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • Canada
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
    • Europe
      • U.K.
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • Germany
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • Italy
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • France
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • Russia
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • Rest of Europe
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • India
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • Japan
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • ASEAN
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • Australia
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • South Korea
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • Rest of Asia Pacific
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
    • Latin America
      • Brazil
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • Mexico
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • Rest of Latin America
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
    • Middle East
      • GCC
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • Israel
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
    • Africa
      • North Africa
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • Central Africa
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
      • South Africa
        • By Price Range:
          • Economic Chocolate
          • Mid-Range Chocolate
          • Premium Chocolate
        • By Flavor:
          • White Chocolate
          • Milk Chocolate
          • Dark Chocolate
            • Bitter Chocolate
            • Semi-sweet
            • Others
        • By Product Types
          • Box Chocolates
          • Chocolate Countlines
          • Chocolate Straightlines
          • Molded Bars
          • Novelties
          • Others
        • By Distribution Channel
          • Supermarket
          • Hypermarket
          • Convenience Store
          • Online Channel
          • Departmental Store
          • Others
  • Company Profiles
    • Mars*
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Strategies
      • Recent Developments
      • Future Plans
    • Hershey
    • Nestlé
    • Barry Callebaut
    • Kraft Foods
    • Ferrero        
    • Moonstruck Chocolatier Co.
    • Ghirardelli Chocolate Co.
    • Mondelez International (Cadbury) 

“*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.

Table of Contents

  1. Research Objective and assumption
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Purview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Snippet By Price Range
      • Market Snippet By Flavor
      • Market Snippet By Product Types
      • Market Snippet By Distribution Channel
      • Market Snippet By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
        • Supply Side Drivers
        • Demand Side Drivers
        • Economic Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
      • Regulatory Scenario
      • Industry Trend
      • Epidemiology/Prevalence/Incidence
      • Merger and Acquisitions
      • New Product Approvals/Launch
      • Promotion and Marketing Initiatives
    • Cost Tier Down Analysis
  4. Chocolate Market, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2016 and 2025 (%)
      • Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 - 2025
      • Segment Trends
    • Economic Chocolate  
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Mid-Range Chocolate
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Premium Chocolate
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
  5. Chocolate Market, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2016 and 2025 (%)
      • Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 - 2025
      • Segment Trends
    • White Chocolate 
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Milk Chocolate
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Dark Chocolate
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
      • Sub-segment
        • Bitter Chocolate
        • Semi-sweet Chocolate
        • Others
  6. Chocolate Market, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2016 and 2025 (%)
      • Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 - 2025
      • Segment Trends
    • Box Chocolate
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Chocolate Countlines
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Chocolate Straightlines
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Molded Bars
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Novelties
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Others
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
  7. Chocolate Market, By Distribution Channels, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2016 and 2025 (%)
      • Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 - 2025
      • Segment Trends
    • Supermarket
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Hypermarket
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Convenience Store
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Online Channel
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Departmental Store
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
    • Others
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth, 2017 - 2025, (USD Million)
  8. Chocolate Market, By Regions, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2016 and 2025 (%)
      • Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, For Regions, 2017 - 2025
    • North America
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2016 and 2025 (%)
      • Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2017 - 2025
        • U.S.
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Canada
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
    • Europe
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2016 and 2025 (%)
      • Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2017 - 2025
        • U.K.
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Germany
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Italy
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • France
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Russia
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Rest of Europe
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
    • Asia Pacific
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2016 and 2025 (%)
      • Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2017 - 2025
        • China
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • India
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Japan
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • ASEAN
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Australia
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • South Korea
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
    • Latin America
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2016 and 2025 (%)
      • Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2017 - 2025
        • Brazil
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Mexico
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Rest of Latin America
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
    • Middle East
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2016 and 2025 (%)
      • Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2017 - 2025
        • GCC Countries
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Israel
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
    • Africa
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2016 and 2025 (%)
      • Y-O-Y Growth Analysis, By Country, 2017 - 2025
        • Northern Africa
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • Central Africa
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
        • South Africa
          • Country Trends
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Price Range, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Flavor, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Types, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
          • Market Size and Forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2017 - 2025 (USD Million)
  9. Competitive Landscape
    • Heat Map Analysis
    • Market Share Analysis (3x3 Matrix)
    • Company Profiles
      • Mars
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Hershey
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Nestlé
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Barry Callebaut
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Kraft Foods
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Ferrero
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Moonstruck Chocolatier Co.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Ghirardelli Chocolate Co.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
      • Mondelez International (Cadbury)
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Developments/Updates
        • Future Plans
    • Analyst Views
  10. Section
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About us and Sales Contact

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Research Methodology

Coherent Market Insights followsa comprehensive research methodology focused on providing the most precise market analysis. The company leverages a data triangulation model which helps company to gauge the market dynamics and provide accurate estimates. Key components of the research methodologies followed for all our market reports include:

  • Primary Research (Trade Surveys and Experts Interviews)
  • Desk Research
  • Proprietor Data Analytics Model

In addition to this, Coherent Market Insights has access to a wide range of the regional and global reputed paid data bases, which helps the company to figure out the regional and global market trends and dynamics. The company analyses the industry from the 360 Degree Perspective i.e. from the Supply Side and Demand Side which enables us to provide granular details of the entire ecosystem for each study. Finally, a Top-Down approach and Bottom-Up approach is followed to arrive at ultimate research findings.


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Coherent Market Insights desk research is based on a principle set of research techniques:

  • National level desk research: It Includes research analysis of regional players, regional regulatory bodies, regional trade associations, and regional organization.
  • Multinational level desk research: The research team keeps a track of multinational players, global regulatory bodies, global trade associations, and global organization.

Coherent Market Insights has a large amount of in-house repository of industry database. This is leveraged as a burner for initiating a new research study. Key secondary sources include:

  • Governmental bodies, National and international social welfare institutions, and organizations creating economic policies among others.
  • Trade association, National and international media and trade press.
  • Company Annual reports, SEC filings, Corporate Presentations, press release, news, and specification sheet of manufacturers, system integrators, brick and mortar - distributors and retailers, and third party online commerce players.
  • Scientific journals, and other technical magazines and whitepapers.

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Preliminary Data Mining

The raw data is obtained through the secondary findings, in house repositories, and trade surveys. It is then filtered to ensure that the relevant information including industry dynamics, trends, and outlook is retained for further research process.

Data Standardization:

Holistic approach is used to ensure that the granular and uncommon parameters are taken into consideration to ensure accurate results. The information from the paid databases are further combined to the raw data in order to standardize it.

Coherent Statistical model

We arrive at our final research findings through simulation models. Coherent Data Analytics Model is a statistical tool that helps company to forecast market estimates. Few of the parameters considered as a part of the statistical model include:

  • Micro-economic indicators
  • Macro-economic indicators
  • Environmental indicators
  • Socio-political indicators
  • Technology indicators

Data Processing

Once the findings are derived from the statistical model, large volume of data is process to confirm accurate research results. Data analytics and processing tools are adopted to process large chunk of collected informative data. In case, a client customizes the study during the process, the research finding till then are benchmarked, and the process for new research requirement is initiated again.

Data Validation

This is the most crucial stage of the research process. Primary Interviews are conducted to validate the data and analysis. This helps in achieving the following purposes:

  • It provides first-hand information on the market dynamics, outlook, and growth parameters.
  • Industry experts validates the estimates which helps the company to cement the on-going research study.
  • Primary research includes online surveys, face-to face interviews, and telephonic interviews.

The primary research is conducted with the ecosystem players including, but not limited to:

  • Raw Material Suppliers
  • Manufacturers
  • System Integrators
  • Distributors
  • End-users

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