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July 6, 2018
As all things chocolate are celebrated on World Chocolate Day (7th July), Euromonitor International offers insights from multiple research industries to provide an overview of the changing landscape of the chocolate industry, from production through to consumption. On the cocoa production side, traditional African producers are facing growing competition from newcomers in Asia Pacific (mainly […]
April 12, 2016
Event Name: World Cocoa Conference Event Date: May 22nd – 25th 2016 Event Location: Barcelo Bavaro Convention Center, Bavaro, The Dominican Republic
July 6, 2018
As the year ends on a major acquisition in ingredients, we ask what is driving this and does it make good business sense? Archer Daniel Midlands (ADM) announced plans to dispose of its cocoa business in July 2013 – a decision driven by volatility in the cocoa market. Cargill purchased the chocolate business in September […]
November 16, 2014
Asia Pacific is currently the third largest region for cocoa ingredients (liquor, butter and powder) worldwide after Western Europe and North America; however, it is set to become the second largest region, overtaking North America by 2017, with consumption exceeding 688,000 tonnes. Regional sales are dominated by China, which accounted for 40% of volume sales […]
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October 23, 2014
Consumers in both emerging and developed markets are increasingly turning to chocolate as an affordable indulgence even as demand for sugar confectionery and gum is declining due to dental health concerns. This podcast outlines three major trends in confectionery happening alongside rising cocoa prices. Podcast features Iman Hamidaddin – Consulting Analyst Listen as MP3
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September 13, 2014
Cocoa prices hit a three-year high in June of 2014 due to a global deficit. There are many reasons for this deficit including supply issues and price hikes, but the main reason is that demand for cocoa in emerging markets is higher than ever. Consumers in markets such as India see chocolate as an affordable […]
Pınar Hoşafçı
August 8, 2014
Nestlé might not be the first brand you turn to when you’re on the hunt for fine chocolate – it certainly isn’t for me – but, as the appetite for luxury grows, this may no longer be the case. More and more manufacturers (and retailers) are jumping on the single-origin label, which promises profitability as […]
July 17, 2014
Download as pdf The rising cost of cocoa has been touted by manufacturers as one of the biggest challenges to maintaining healthy profit margins. By 2020, some are forecasting the price of cocoa to be double at US$6000/tonne. If rising prices were not passed on to consumers and absorbed by the manufacturer, the manufacturer’s mark-up […]

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