Global Chocolate Market, By Type (Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, and White Chocolate), By Category (Molded, Countlines, Pouches & Bags, Boxed & Others), By Distribution Channel (Retail Stores, Specialty Retailers and Online Distributors), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America), Growth Potential, Competitive Market Size and Forecast, 2015-2025

Report Code: BWC19123
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Global Chocolate Market: Overview

Chocolate is one of the most consumed and popular food product in the food processing sector among consumers across the globe.  The main reason behind the growing confectionary industry is an increase in demand for chocolates. Chocolates are one of the excellent pressure suppressants and anti-aging confectionery items. Owing to changing taste preferences, rising disposable incomes, and changing lifestyles are the major factor for increasing demand for chocolate is increasing day by day. Another big reason is the young population, the chocolate lovers showing great potential for varying kinds of chocolates in the country. Dark chocolate is known to have health benefits which such as reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and improving blood flow.

Additionally, the huge demand for chocolate on seasonal and festival occasions is driving the expansion of this market. Moreover, changing consumer preferences have increased sales of seasonal and premium chocolates during festive seasons instead of traditional Indian sweets which are anticipated to further augment chocolate demand. The demand for premium chocolate is increasing driven by rising customer interest in foreign brands.

Global Chocolate Market: Type Analysis

On the basis type, the global chocolate market is divided into Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate & White Chocolate. Milk chocolate segment holds the largest market share of the Global chocolate market followed by the dark chocolate during the forecast period 2019-2025. Milk chocolate boosts memory, cuts the risk of heart strokes, hydrates and smoothens the skin.  Dark chocolate comprises of over 50% cocoa content which helps in reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and improving blood flow are likely to propel its demand.  However, the bitter taste of dark chocolate is likely to restrain its demand in a country like India, Middle East nations. The rising trend of gifting chocolates, changing consumer taste preferences, and growing awareness about health benefits of chocolate driving the demand of chocolate across the globe.

Global Chocolate Market: Distribution Channel Analysis

On the basis of the distribution channel, the Global chocolate market has been segmented into Retail Stores, Specialty Retailers, and Online Distributors. The retail store’s channel is witnessing high growth. Retail stores have high growth potential due to the presence of large middle-income group further new wave of expansion through the compact store format will favor the chocolate demand in retail stores. Convenience stores represent the largest segment followed by supermarkets and hypermarkets owing to the rising number of health-conscious consumers, expanding the working population and increasing urbanization are boosting the country’s chocolate market. Apart from normal stores e-commerce is the next big sector. The growing online sales of chocolates, increasing demand for premium chocolates, and westernization tend is the key driver for the market.

Global Chocolate Market: Regional Insights

Geographically, the Global chocolate market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. North America accounted for the maximum market share in 2018 followed by Europe and projected to dominate the overall chocolate market over the forecast period. Owing to the escalation in product innovations, and high disposable income. Changing consumer preferences has increased sales of foreign and premium chocolates during festive seasons will propel the market. With increasing purchasing power, consumers are readily paying for taste and quality products.  The arrival of chocolate manufacturing multinationals, modern retail trade, changing urban lifestyles fuelled the growth of the chocolate industry. 

Objective of the Study

·         To analyze and forecast market size of the Global Chocolate market, in terms of value & volume.

·         To examine the careful market segmentation and forecast the market size, in terms value, on the basis of region by segmenting entire Chocolate market into five regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and their leading countries.

·         To outline, categorized and forecast the global chocolate market on the basis of type, category, and distribution channel.

·         To examine competitive developments like expansions, technological advancement, services, and regulative framework within the Global Chocolate market.

·         To highlight the impact analysis of the factors, affecting the market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges.

·         To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their market shares along with detailing the competitive landscape for market leaders.

Global Chocolate Market Competitive Landscape

Companies such as Mondelez International, Nestlé SA, Ferrero SpA, Mars, Incorporated, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd., The Hershey Company, Meiji Co Ltd, Lindt & Sprüngli, Surya Food & Agro Ltd., ITC Limited, August Storck KG, Barry Callebaut, Ezaki Glico Co., Ltd., and Lotus Chocolate Company Limited are the leading player in chocolate market.  

Key Target Audience:

·         Market research and consulting firms

·         Industry associations

·         Global chocolate manufacturers

·         Research organizations and consulting companies

·         Organizations, associations and alliances related to chocolate market

·         Regulatory bodies

Scope of the Report

By Type

·         Milk Chocolate

·         Dark Chocolate

·         White Chocolate

By Category

·         Molded

·         Countlines

·         Pouches & Bags

·         Boxed

·         Others

By Distribution Channel

·         Retail Stores

·         Specialty Retailers

·         Online Distributors

In addition, the report provides analysis of the global chocolate market with respect to the following geographic segments and their high performing regions:

·         North America

·         Europe

·         Asia Pacific (APAC)

·         LATAM

·         MEA

Business Questions answer by the report

·         How will the market drivers, restraints and opportunities affect the market dynamics?

·         What will be the market size in terms of value and volume and market statistics with detailed classification

·         Which segment dominates the market or region and one will be the fastest growing and why?

·         A comprehensive survey of the competitive landscape and the market participant players

·         Analysis of strategy adopted by the key player and their impact on other players.

Customization Scope for the Client

Client satisfaction is our first and last priority. And that’s why BlueWeave Consulting offers customization according to Company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Additional Company Information

·         With five additional company detail analysis.

·         Additional country analysis.

·         Detailed segment analysis.

1.     Research Framework

1.1.   Research Objective

1.2.   Product Overview

1.3.   Market Segmentation

2.     Research Methodology

3.     Executive Summary

4.     Voice of Customer

4.1.   Brand Awareness

4.2.   Factors Influencing Purchase Decision

4.3.   Place of Purchase

5.     Industry Insights

5.1.   Industry Value Chain Analysis

5.1.1.      Vendor Matrix

5.2.   Pricing Analysis

5.3.   Industry Impact and Forces

5.3.1.      Growth Drivers

5.3.2.      Challenges

5.4.   Technological Landscape

5.5.   Company market share analysis,2018

5.6.   Growth Potential analysis,2018

5.7.   Porter’s Five forces analysis

5.7.1.      Bargaining Power of Suppliers

5.7.2.      Bargaining Power of Buyers

5.7.3.      Threat of New Entrants

5.7.4.      Threat of Substitutes

5.7.5.      Intensity of Rivalry

5.8.   PESTEL Analysis

5.9.   Strategic Outlook

6.      Global Chocolate Market Overview

6.1.   Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.      By Value

6.1.2.      By Volume

6.2.   Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.      By Type

6.2.2.      By Category

6.2.3.      By Distribution Channel

6.2.4.      By Region

7.      Global Chocolate Market, By Type

7.1.   Key Type Trends

7.2.   Milk Chocolate

7.2.1.      Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

7.3.   Dark Chocolate

7.3.1.      Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

7.4.   White Chocolate

7.4.1.      Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

8.      Global Chocolate Market, By Category

8.1.   Key Category Trends

8.2.    Molded

8.2.1.      Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

8.3.   Countlines

8.3.1.      Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

8.4.   Pouches & Bags

8.4.1.      Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

8.5.   Boxed

8.5.1.      Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

8.6.   Others

8.6.1.      Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

9.      Global Chocolate Market, By Distribution Channel

9.1.   Key Distribution Channel Trends

9.2.    Retail Stores

9.2.1.      Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

9.3.   Specialty Retailers

9.3.1.      Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

9.4.   Online Distributors

9.4.1.      Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

10.  Global Chocolate Market, By Region

10.1. Key Regional Trends

10.2. North America

10.2.1.  Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

10.2.2.  Market estimates & forecast, By Type, 2015-2025

10.2.3.  Market estimates & forecast, By Category, 2015-2025

10.2.4.  Market estimates & forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025

10.2.5.  Market estimates & forecast, By Country, 2015-2025

10.3. Europe

10.3.1.  Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

10.3.2.  Market estimates & forecast, By Type, 2015-2025

10.3.3.  Market estimates & forecast, By Category, 2015-2025

10.3.4.  Market estimates & forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025

10.3.5.  Market estimates & forecast, By Country, 2015-2025

10.4. Asia Pacific

10.4.1.  Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

10.4.2.  Market estimates & forecast, By Type, 2015-2025

10.4.3.  Market estimates & forecast, By Category, 2015-2025

10.4.4.  Market estimates & forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025

10.4.5.  Market estimates & forecast, By Country, 2015-2025

10.5. Latin America

10.5.1.  Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

10.5.2.  Market estimates & forecast, By Type, 2015-2025

10.5.3.  Market estimates & forecast, By Category, 2015-2025

10.5.4.  Market estimates & forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025

10.5.5.  Market estimates & forecast, By Country, 2015-2025

10.6. Middle east & Africa

10.6.1.  Market estimates & forecast, 2015-2025

10.6.2.  Market estimates & forecast, By Type, 2015-2025

10.6.3.  Market estimates & forecast, By Category, 2015-2025

10.6.4.  Market estimates & forecast, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025

10.6.5.  Market estimates & forecast, By Country, 2015-2025

11.  Company Profile (Company Overview, Financial Matrix, Key Product landscape, Key Personnel, Key Competitors, Contact Address, SWOT Analysis and Strategic Outlook)

11.1 Mondelez International

11.2 Nestlé SA

11.3 Ferrero SpA

11.4 Mars, Incorporated

11.5 Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd.

11.6 The Hershey Company

11.7 Meiji Co Ltd

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