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A Year of Innovation in the Chocolate Confectionery Market 2024
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Chocolate confectionery brands continue to respond to consumers' dietary and sustainability demands. Mikolaj Kaczorowski, Innovation Analyst…

A Year of Innovation in the Chocolate Confectionery Market 2024

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Explore the latest innovations across the chocolate confectionery market in 2024. Our global trends market report identifies the biggest launch activities, pivotal consumer attitudes and important advances of the year across regions like EMEA, APAC, and the Americas.

Innovation in Chocolate Confectionery – EMEA

Over the past few years, vegan, plant-based and flexitarian diets have become more mainstream in Europe. Younger consumers are keen to see more animal-free options. To meet increasing consumer interest, chocolate confectionery brands are not only highlighting the inherent animal product free nature of dark chocolate, but also formulating dairy-free variants of milk chocolates.

  • 49% of 16-24 year olds in France say they have started eating more vegan chocolate.

Innovation in Chocolate Confectionery – APAC

In Asia, consumers are seeking out novel sensory experiences. Consumers turn to novel textures and flavours to fulfil their desire for new experiences in food and drink. For chocolate confectionery brands, this means innovating around delivering on novel sensory experiences through a variety of fillings and coatings.

  • 53% of consumers in China are willing to pay more for confectionery with a rich texture.

Innovation in Chocolate Confectionery – Americas

In North America, ethical claims are growing in chocolate confectionery launches, meeting the rise in conscious consumerism. Chocolate confectionery brands in the region have responded to growing consumer engagement with ethical concerns by highlighting sustainability initiatives such as using less resource-intensive ingredients and farming practices along with helping to fight food poverty.

  • A quarter of chocolate consumers in Canada say they are interested in ethically sourced chocolate.

Purchase the full report to learn more about the latest innovations in the global chocolate market, if you would like to learn about what these innovations mean for the future of the industry, take a look at Mintel’s The Future of Chocolate, Sugar & Gum Confectionery.

Expert Analysis from an Innovation Specialist

This report, written by Mikolaj Kaczorowski, a leading innovation analyst, delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight global trends and innovation in chocolate and add expert context to the numbers.

Chocolate confectionery brands continue to respond to consumers’ dietary and sustainability demands.

Mikolaj Kaczorowski, Innovation AnalystMikolaj Kaczorowski
Innovation Analyst

Table of Contents

  1. EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA (EMEA)

    • Europe: chocolate brands are tapping into consumer interest in vegan, vegetarian and plant-based alternatives
    • Graph 1: chocolate confectionery launches, by share of select claims, 2019-23
    • Europe: palm oil-free claims continue to grow in chocolate confectionery
    • The Middle East & Africa (MEA)
  2. Asia Pacific (APAC)

    • Asia: brands are expanding the variety of textures in chocolate confectionery
    • Graph 2: chocolate confectionery sub-categories, by texture, 2019-23
    • Asia: chocolate confectionery producers celebrate local production and ingredient sourcing
    • Australia & New Zealand
  3. the americas

    • North America: ethical claims are growing in chocolate confectionery launches
    • Graph 3: chocolate confectionery launches, by share of select claims, 2019-23
    • North America: vegan and plant-based claims rise among chocolate confectionery launches
    • Graph 4: chocolate confectionery launches, by share of select claims, 2019-23
    • Latin America
    • Graph 5: chocolate confectionery launches, by share of select claims, 2019-23

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New Ideas. New Products. New Potential.

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Where The White Space Is. How To Make It Yours.

The Trends

What’s Shaping Demand – Today And Tomorrow.

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