Latin America Chocolate Market Outlook, 2026

Latin America Chocolate Market Outlook, 2026

Bonafide Research 30-11-2021 60 Pages Figures : 13 Tables : 22
Region : South America Category : Food & Beverages Food

1. Ezaki Glico Co., Limited

2. Lindt & Sprungli Group

3. Lotte Confectionery Co., Limited

4. Mars Incorporated

5. Meiji Holdings Co., Limited


Chocolate needs no introduction. It is a food product made from roasted and ground cacao pods that is available as a liquid, solid or paste, on its own or as a flavoring agent in other foods. Chocolate is a rich source of fiber and antioxidant. Chocolate can be milk chocolate, dark chocolate or white chocolate. Milk chocolate contains 2.1gms of fiber as compared to 10gms in dark chocolate per 100gms. Dark chocolate contains 29gms sugar whereas milk chocolate contains 56gms sugar per 100gm. The more the cocoa content, the healthier the chocolate is. Dark chocolate decrease our risk of heart disease, lower blood pressure, improve glucose metabolism and provide cognitive benefits. Health is the major driving force of consumers towards dark chocolate, although it has a bitter taste due to low sugar content. The report titled “Latin America Chocolate Market Outlook, 2026” shows a detailed overview into the Chocolate industry in Latin America. Chocolate is a delight in its every bite. It is loved by the consumers, irrespective of their age, but most commonly by youngsters. Nowadays Chocolate, as a medium is used to display emotions, like love, respect, friendship. With the advent of new flavors, textures, tastes, traditional sweets are being replaced by chocolates. Latin America chocolate market will pose a strong growth and cross the CAGR of more than 7% by 2026. Brazil has almost 50% of the market capture in this region. It is believed the cocoa beans grew on trees on sloped of Andes Mountains in this region some 100 million years ago. Ecuador in Latin America is home to world’s best chocolates. Branding and packaging play a pivotal role in targeting consumers. The increasing demand for ethically harvested cocoa and cocoa sourced from a single plantation is driving the growth of the premium chocolate segment. Annual holidays like Christmas, Easter, Halloween and Valentine’s Day among others are the days when there is a steep rise in demand for chocolates. Consumer's increase in disposable income is a major driving force for the chocolate market. Chocolate consumption is highly influenced by occasion and type like white chocolate or milk chocolate or dark chocolate. Growing health concerns have impacted the market to shift its dominance from milk chocolate gradually towards dark chocolates. Major Companies present in the market Ferrero SPA, Group Arcor, Theo Chocolate, Kellogg Company, Cacau show, La Maison du Chocolat, Ezaki Glico Co, Meiji Holdings Co. Ltd, Lindt and Sprüngli AG, Mars Incorporated, Mondelez International, Morinaga & Co. Ltd, Hershey Company, Nestle S.A, Thorntons, Patchi, August Storck KG, Barry Callebaut, Godiva choclatier, Stella Bernrain Blommer Chocolates Company, Confiserie Leonidas, Mary’s Chocolate, Lotte Confectionery, United Confectionery manufacturers, Cemoi Group, France Neuhaus, Belgium, Brookside Chocolates Considered in this report • Geography: Latin America • Base year: 2020 • Estimated year: 2021 • Forecast year: 2026 Aspects covered in this report • Latin America chocolate market with its value and forecast along with its segments • Region-wise chocolate market analysis • Various divers and challenges • Ongoing trends and developments • Five force models • Top profiled companies • Strategic recommendation Regions covered in the report • Brazil • Argentina • Chile Types of chocolates in the report • Milk chocolate • Dark chocolate • White chocolate The approach of the report: This report consists of a combined approach of primary as well as secondary research. Initially, secondary research was used to get an understanding of the market and listing out the companies that are present in the market. The secondary research consists of third party sources such as press releases, annual report of companies, analyzing the government generated reports and databases. After gathering the data from secondary sources primary research was conducted by making telephonic interviews with the leading players about how the market is functioning and then conducted trade calls with dealers and distributors of the market. Post this we have started doing primary calls to consumers by equally segmenting consumers in regional aspects, tier aspects, age group, and gender. Once we have primary data with us we have started verifying the details obtained from secondary sources. Intended audience This report can be useful to industry consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, associations & organizations related to chocolate industry, government bodies and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing & presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry. Keywords: Europe, North America, South, America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, Asia-Pacific, India, Japan, USA, Canada, Mexico, UK, Italy, France, Chocolate, Milk , Dark, White, Retailing, Organic, Natural, Everyday, Seasonal, Premium, Gourmet This report would help you answer the following questions: 1. What is the market size and forecast of the Latin America Chocolate Market? 2. What are the inhibiting factors and impact of COVID-19 shaping the Latin America Chocolate Market during the forecast period? 3. Which region outstands in the Latin America Chocolate Market? 4. Which are the segments to invest in over the forecast period in the Latin America Chocolate Market? 5. What is the competitive strategic window for opportunities in the Latin America Chocolate Market? 6. What are the technology trends and regulatory frameworks in the Latin America Chocolate Market? 7. What are the major companies in the Latin America Chocolate Market?

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