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Chocolate Market: Global Market Synopsis, Growth Factors, Industry Segmentation, Regional Analysis And Competitive Analysis 2017 - 2025

ID: 148576 April, 2018 Region : Global Pages Reports Monitor

Global Chocolate Market Analysis by chocolate type (sweet chocolate, dark chocolate, milk and white chocolate), by applications (cosmetics, food and beverages, confectionary and pharmaceuticals) and Forecast 2017-2025
Market Scenario:

Chocolate is a sweet product, which is manufactured from cocoa a major ingredient required for preparation of chocolates. It has gained world-wide popularity owing to its diverse end products such as cakes, puddings, chocolate brownies and chocolate cookies. It has also been adopted in hot and cold beverages such as hot chocolate, chocolate milk and in some alcoholic drinks. Depending upon the cocoa content and additional ingredients, many variations of chocolates are available in the market. The common available types are: sweet chocolates, milk chocolates, white and dark chocolates. Sweet chocolate is prepared with varying proportion of cocoa solids and cocoa butter; it forms the type with major consumption in the market. Milk chocolate contains condensed milk or milk powder with 20-25% of cocoa in it. Dark chocolate is produced by adding fat and sugar to cocoa mixture. It has mainly promoted for unproven health benefits owing to the reduced sugar content.


Increased adoption of chocolates owing to the various health benefits such as increased antioxidants serves as a major protection factor against the cell damage. The studies have revealed that consumption of dark chocolate helps in preventing cardiac diseases in addition to other benefits. These factors contribute in boosting the growth of global chocolate market. Higher demand for chocolates in the festive seasons presents with a lucrative factor in driving the market growth. However, the fluctuation in raw materials price specifically cocoa and unstable economies of cocoa producing countries may result in hampering the market growth.


Market Segmentation:
The global chocolate market is majorly segmented on the basis of chocolate type and applications. Depending upon the chocolate type, market is segmented into: sweet chocolate, dark chocolate, milk and white chocolate, while on the basis of applications, market is bifurcated into: cosmetics, food and beverages, confectionary and pharmaceuticals.


Regional Analysis:
The global chocolate market is majorly analysed across: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and LAMEA (Latin America, Middle East and Africa). North America followed by Europe is anticipated holds the major share in the market mainly owing to the presence of well-established players such as Mars Inc, Nestle SA and others, while Asia Pacific is expected to emerge as a fastest growing regions owing to the rising awareness regarding the health benefits of dark chocolate and increase in per capita income.


Key players:
The major players operating in the global chocolate market are: Mars Inc., Ferrero group, Mondelēz International, Meiji Co Ltd, Nestlé SA, Hershey Co, and Chocoladenfabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG, Ezaki Glico Co Ltd and Arcor and Pladis.


Global Chocolate Market Segmentation:

By Chocolate Type:
• Sweet chocolate 
• Dark chocolate
• Milk Chocolate
• White chocolate
By Applications:
• Confectionary
• Cosmetics
• Food and beverages
• Pharmaceuticals
Regions Covered:
• North America (U.S and Canada)
• Europe (Germany, France, Italy and Rest of Europe)
• Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific)
• LAMEA (Brazil, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Rest of LAMEA)

Research Scope
The study for Chocolate Market Market will provide market size, estimates and forecast based on the following years: 
 
Historic data: 2015  Base Year Estimate: 2016  Forecast: 2017 to 2025


The report has been categorized in two distinctive sections, where the first category titled as Market Overview provides a holistic view of the market, key trends, drivers, challenges/restraints or opportunities with their current and expected impact on the overall industry sales. 
Our analyst implement, several qualitative tools such as Ansoff’s Matrix, PESTEL analysis, Porter’s five force analysis among other to interpret and represent key industry findings. 
The second section of the study provides market size, estimates and forecast for key market segments and regional market. The final part of the report highlights key manufacturers/vendors operating in the associated market. 


1. Introduction
1.1. Market Definition
1.2. Market Scope
2. Research Methodology
2.1. Primary Research
2.2. Secondary Sources
2.3. Assumptions & Exclusions
3. Market Overview
3.1. Research Report Segmentation & Scope
3.2. Chocolate Market- Value Chain Analysis 
3.3. Key Market Trend Analysis
3.3.1. Market Drivers
3.3.2. Market Restraint/Challenges
3.3.3. Market Opportunities
3.4. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.5. Potential Venture Avenues
3.6. Market Share Analysis, 2016 
3.7. Market Overview – Chocolate Market, Product Landscape
4. Segmentation Overview
4.1. Introduction 
4.2. Market Size & Forecast, 2015 to 2025
4.2.1. By  Chocolate Type
4.2.1.1. Sweet chocolate 
4.2.1.2. Dark chocolate
4.2.1.3. Milk Chocolate
4.2.1.4. White chocolate
4.2.2. By Application
4.2.2.1. Confectionary
4.2.2.2. Cosmetics
4.2.2.3. Food and beverages
4.2.2.4. Pharmaceuticals
(Note: The segments mentioned above are tentative in nature and are subject to change as the research progresses)

5. Regional Overview
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Market Size & Forecast, 2015 to 2025
5.2.1. North America 
5.2.1.1. U.S.
5.2.1.2. Canada
5.2.1.3. Mexico 
5.2.2. Europe
5.2.2.1. UK
5.2.2.2. Germany
5.2.2.3. France 
5.2.2.4. Italy
5.2.2.5. Spain
5.2.2.6. Rest of Europe
5.2.3. Asia Pacific
5.2.3.1. China 
5.2.3.2. India
5.2.3.3. Japan
5.2.3.4. Australia
5.2.3.5. South Korea
5.2.3.6. Rest of Asia Pacific 
5.2.4. LAMEA
5.2.4.1. Brazil 
5.2.4.2. UAE
5.2.4.3. South Africa
5.2.4.4. Rest of LAMEA
(Note: The segments mentioned above are tentative in nature and are subject to change as the research progresses)

6. Manufacturer/ Vendor Profile
6.1. The following attributes will be considered while profiling key manufacturers in this industry: 
6.1.1. Company Overview
6.1.2. Financial Synopsis
6.1.3. Recent Developments
6.1.4. R&D Investments (if any)
6.1.5. Strategy Overview (Analyst Perspective)
6.1.6. Product Portfolio
6.2. Companies Profiled
6.2.1. Mars Inc.
6.2.2. Ferrero group
6.2.3. Mondelēz International
6.2.4. Meiji Co Ltd
6.2.5.  Nestlé SA
6.2.6. Hershey Co
6.2.7.  Chocoladenfabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG
6.2.8. Ezaki Glico Co Ltd 
6.2.9. Arcor 
6.2.10. Pladis
(Note: The companies mentioned above are tentative in nature, and profiles of other market players not listed here can be included on request.) 

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