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Global Chocolate Market Report: 2016 Edition

Global Chocolate Market Report: 2016 Edition

Chocolate is a type of food made from roasted or ground cacao seeds which can be consumed in the form of blocks, paste or as an ingredient or flouring agent in other foods. It is typically a sweet food, but may be mildly or very bitter depending on the variety being consumed. Rich in carbohydrates, fats and vegetable proteins, chocolate is considered as a high energy food. Based on taste, it can be classified as dark chocolate, milk chocolate or white chocolate, and based on the difference in its composition; it can be classified as real chocolate or compound chocolate.

The entire market can be broadly segmented into market for cocoa production and confectionary which includes the market for chocolate. Consumption of chocolate worldwide is influenced greatly by demand patterns across different regions that are in turn affected by macro-economic factors like global GDP, global youth population, and wealth. Some of the recent trends in the global markets are in line with the global cocoa shortfall, thus changing consumption patterns and preferences. However, an alteration in chocolate compositions, necessitated by this shortage, has ensured sustained demand. Rising cocoa prices and nutritional concerns may still pose a challenge to this market.

The report “Global Chocolate Market” analyzes the development of this market, with focus on the U.S, the U.K, China and Switzerland. Major trends, growth drivers as well as issues being faced by the industry are discussed in detail in the report. The four major players of the industry, Nestle, Lindt & Sprungli, Hershey and Barry Callebaut have been profiled along with their key financials and strategies for growth.

Future trend in the global chocolate market has been forecasted by combining SPSS Inc.’s data integration and analysis capabilities. Regression models have been created by employing various significant variables that have an impact on the market. Before deploying the regression model, the relationship between several independent or predictor variables and the dependent variable was analyzed using standard SPSS output, including charts, tables, and tests.


1. Market Overview
1.1 Introduction
Table A: Ingredients of Typical Chocolate
1.2 Chocolate Types
1.2.1 Based on Taste
1.2.2 Based on Composition
21.3 Production Process
Table 1: Chocolate Production Process
1.3.1 Preparing Cacao
1.3.2 Processing Chocolate
Table B: Tempering of Chocolate
1.4 Usage
1.5 Market Segmentation
1.5.1 Confectionary
1.5.2 Industrial Chocolate
2. Global Market
2.1 Global Cocoa Market
2.1.1 Global Cocoa Production Volume
Table 2: Global Cocoa Production by Volume (2009-2015)
2.1.2 Global Cocoa Production Volume by Region
Table 3: Global Cocoa Production by Region (2015)
2.1.3 Global Cocoa Grinding Volume
Table 4: Global Cocoa Grinding by Volume (2010-2015)
2.1.4 Global Cocoa Grinding Volume by Region
Table 5: Global Cocoa Grindings by Region (2015E)
2.1.5 Cocoa Grinding Market Volume Growth
Table 6: Volume Growth of Cocoa Grinding Market (2012-2015)
2.1.6 Global Cocoa Consumption by Product Category
Table 7: Global Cocoa Consumption by Product Category (2015)
2.1.7 Global Cocoa Processing by Countries
Table 8: Top Cocoa Processing Volume by Countries (2015E)
2.2 Global Confectionary Market
2.2.1 Global Confectionary Market by Value
Table 9: Global Confectionary Market by Value (2009-2015E)
2.2.2 Global Confectionary Market by Product Segments
Table 10: Global Confectionary Market by Segments (2015E)
2.2.3 Global Confectionary Market by Region
Table 11: Global Confectionary Market by Region (2014-2015)
2.3 Global Chocolate Market
2.3.1 Global Chocolate Market by Value
Table 12: Global Chocolate Market (2009-2015E)
2.3.2 Global Chocolate Market by Volume
Table 13: Global Chocolate Market by Volume (2011-2015)
2.3.3 Global Chocolate Market Volume by Countries
Table 14: Global Chocolate Market Volume by Top Countries (2019E)
2.3.4 Global Industrial Chocolate Market by Volume
Table 15: Industrial Chocolate Market by Volume (2014-2019E)
2.3.5 Global Industrial Chocolate Volume Growth by Application
Table 16: Volume Growth per Application (2015-2020E)
3. Regional Markets
3.1 The U.S.
3.1.1 The U.S. Chocolate Market by Value
Table 17: The U.S. Chocolate Market Revenue (2013-2017E)
3.2 The U.K.
3.2.1 The U.K. Chocolate Market by Value
Table 18: The U.K. Chocolate Market Revenue (2009-2015E)
3.3 China
3.3.1 China’s Chocolate Market by Value
Table 19: China’s Chocolate Market by Value (2009-2015E)
3.4 Switzerland
3.4.1 Switzerland Chocolate Market by Value
Table 20: Switzerland Chocolate Market Revenue (2009-2015E)
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Growth Drivers
4.1.1 Significant Growth in Emerging Markets
Table C: Top 10 Growing Chocolate Markets (2010-2015)
4.1.2 Online Sales Boost Growth
Table 21 : Global Internet Users (2010-2015E)
4.1.3 Increasing HNWI Wealth
Table 22: Global HNWI Wealth (2010-2015E)
4.1.4 Rising Youth Population
Table 23: Global Youth Population (2010-2015)
4.1.5 Rising Global GDP
Table 24: Global Gross Domestic Product (2010-2015E)
4.2 Key Trends
4.2.1 Regional Variation in Preference for Chocolates
Table 25: Chocolate t Type by Region (2015E)
4.2.2 Numerous Mergers and Acquisitions Deals
Table D: Global Chocolate Market Mergers & Acquisitions (2012-2015)
4.2.3 Per Capita Chocolate Consumption
Table 26: Per Capita Chocolate Consumption by Country (2015)
4.2.4 Changing Consumption Patterns
4.2.5 Changing Chocolate Composition
4.3 Challenges
4.3.1 Rising Cocoa Prices
Table 27: Average Cocoa Price Trends (2012-2016*)
4.3.2 Nutritional Concerns
5. Competitive Landscape
5.1 Global Confectionary Market
5.1.1 Global Confectionary Market by Top Brands
Table 28: Global Confectionary Market by Top Brands (2015)
5.2 Global Chocolate Market
5.2.1 Global Chocolate Market by Top Companies
Table 29: Chocolate Market Top Companies by Revenue (2015)
5.2.2 Global Chocolate Market Share by Company
Table 30: Global Chocolate Market Share by Company (2014-2015)
5.2.3 Global Chocolate Market Share by Brands
Table 31: Global Chocolate Brands Market Share (2015)
5.3 Regional Chocolate Markets
5.3.1 European Chocolate Market Share by Company
Table 32: European Chocolate Market Share by Company (2015)
5.3.2 North American Chocolate Market Share by Company
6. Company Profiles
6.1 Nestle
6.1.1 Business Overview
Table 34: Nestle Revenue Share by Product Segments (2015)
6.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 35: Nestle Revenue and Net Income (2011-2015)
6.1.3 Business Strategies
6.2 Lindt & Sprungli
6.2.1 Business Overview
Table 36: Lindt Revenue Share by Region (2015)
6.2.2 Financial Overview
Table 37: Lindt Revenue and Net Income (2011-2015)
6.2.3 Business Strategies
6.3 Hershey
6.3.1 Business Overview
Table 38: Hershey Revenue Share by Geographic Segment (2015)
6.3.2 Financial Overview
Table 39: Hershey Revenue and Net Income (2011-2015)
6.3.3 Business Strategies
6.4 Barry Callebaut
6.4.1 Business Overview
Table 40: Barry Callebaut Business by Segment (2015)
6.4.2 Financial Overview
Table 41: Barry Callebaut Revenue and Net Income (2011-2015)
6.4.3 Business Strategies
7. Market Outlook
7.1 Global Chocolate Market Forecast
Table 42: Global Chocolate Market Forecast (2015-2019F)
7.2 Forecast Methodology
Table E: Dependent and Independent Variables
7.2.1 Dependent and Independent Variables
7.2.2 Correlation Analysis
Table F: Correlation Matrix
Table G: Model Summary – Coefficient of Determination
Table H: Regression Coefficients Output

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