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Chocolate Confectionery - Global Annual Review - 2016

Mintel’s Annual Overviews take a look back at 2015 and provide a detailed overview of the key issues faced by key categories through the year. Including; a full market overview, an in-depth review of the big stories from the year as well as our forecast for the future of these markets.

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  1. Overview

        • Figure 1: Chocolate confectionery, top five markets, per capita consumption (kg), 2015
        • Figure 2: Chocolate confectionery, top five markets, by volume (000 tonnes), 2015
        • Figure 3: Chocolate confectionery, bottom five markets, by volume (000 tonnes), 2015
        • Figure 4: Chocolate confectionery, top claims, product launches, 2015
        • Figure 5: Global market performance, chocolate confectionery
    • The Big Stories

      • Premium becomes mass, so what is premium?
          • Figure 6: Important factors when buying chocolate, select European countries, 2015
          • Figure 7: Purchase location for chocolate confectionery, US, November 2014
        • Dark milk and other flavor developments in chocolate confectionery
          • Figure 8: Chocolate confectionery, top 15 flavors, global, 2015
          • Figure 9: Important factors when buying chocolate – dark chocolate, selected European markets, 2012 and 2015
          • Figure 10: Matcha-flavored chocolate confectionery launches, by country (top 5), 2015
        • Chocolate confectionery and permissibility
          • Figure 11: Reasons for eating chocolate, select European countries, 2015
          • Figure 12: Important factors when buying chocolate confectionery, China, 2015
          • Figure 13: Attitudes towards snacking, select European countries, 2015
      • Notable Products of the Past Year

        • Single origin and sourced chocolate confectionery products
          • Chocolate with “add ins”
          • Looking to the Future

            • Out of Africa: interest grows in other cocoa sources
              • Figure 14: Cocoa production (tonnes), by country, Africa, 2013
              • Figure 15: Cocoa production (tonnes), by country, Asia/South Pacific, 2013
              • Figure 16: Cocoa production (tonnes), by country, Americas, 2013
            • Sharing moves to snacking as an on-pack positioning
              • Figure 17: Launches of individually wrapped and non-individually wrapped chocolate confectionery, % change, by region, 2013-15
            • The politics of the chocolate industry: what’s next?*
                • Figure 18: “Ethical sourcing is an important purchase factor when buying chocolate,” select European markets, 2012-14
            • The Analyst’s View

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              Chocolate Confectionery - Global Annual Review - 2016

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