“Indulgence is the top reason to eat chocolate for consumers in the major European markets, and 78% of UK consumers prioritize taste when choosing between chocolate products”

A Year of Innovation in Chocolate Confectionery, 2021 Mintel 2021


  • A Year of Innovation in Chocolate Confectionery (March, 2021)
  • The Future of Chocolate, Sugar, Gum Confectionery 2021 (March, 2021)
  • Pandemic Driven Changes in the US Chocolate Market (March, 2021)
  • Does Lower Sugar Chocolate have an Image Problem? (October, 2020)
  • Covid-19 Challenges the Premium Chocolate Supply (August, 2020)
  • Free from Chocolates (July, 2020)
  • Chocolate-UK (July, 2020)
  • Non Chocolate- US (June, 2020)

Plimsoll (UK Market)

  • Chocolate
  • Cake and Dessert Manufacturers
  • Confectionery Manufacturers
  • Confectionery

IbisWorld (US Market)

  • Chocolate Production in the US (March, 2021)
  • Confectionery Wholesaling in the US (February, 2021)
  • Industrial Chocolate Production (July, 2020)
  • Cocoa & Drinking Chocolate Production (March, 2020)

IbisWorld (China, AUS, NZ)

  • Chocolate & Confectionery Manufacturing (Aus) (March,2021)
  • Chocolate & Candy Production (China) (December, 2020)

IbisWorld (Ireland, UK)

  • Bakery Product Retailing in the UK (March, 2021)
  • Chocolate and Confectionery Production in the UK (February, 2021)
  • Confectionery Wholesaling in the UK (January, 2021)
  • Chocolate and Confectionery Production in Ireland (June, 2019)

Marketline (Country Reports)

  • Chocolate Confectionery 2020 (by country)

BCC Research:

  • Dairy Alternative: Global Market Data (April, 2021)
  • Global Nutritional/Functional Bars Market (February, 2021)
  • Functional Foods and Beverage: Global Markets (December, 2020)
  • 3D Food Printing (July, 2020)

Frost & Sullivan

  • Growth Opportunities in Sustainable Packaging Materials, Artificial Sweeteners and Cell Culturing (February, 2021)
  • Alternative Sugar Reducing Solutions Driving the Global Food and Beverage Sweeteners Market to 2025 (November, 2021)
  • Global Food and Beverage Flavours Market Forecast to 2030 (July, 2020)
  • The KSA and the UAEs Health and Welleness Food and Beverage Industry Outlook 2020 (April 2020)


  • Chocolate & Sugar Confectionery (2021) (by country)

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