Cocoa Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Trends, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019 - 2029

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Cocoa Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Trends, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019 - 2029

Status : May, 2021 | Food and Beverages

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Global Cocoa market: Overview

Cocoa is a fatty bean obtained from the plant, Theobroma cocoa. This plant seed is dried and fermented, and subsequently processed further to extract cocoa powder, cocoa oil, cocoa butter, cocoa liqueur and other solids. The demand for cocoa is set to increase due to its use in chocolate, primarily.  However, note that Cocoa beans are not only demanded for their unique flavor, but also because they are known to have high flavonoid concentrations, which are known to be beneficial to people with cardiovascular problems.

As per TMRR, the market would grow at a sturdy growth rate, compounded annually, pushing forward lucrative growth opportunities for market players. Another outcome into which the growth would translate to is a higher valuation of the global cocoa market.

Global Cocoa Market: Notable Developments

Major players in the cocoa market are inclined towards sustainability and certification for their cocoa products. Players’ focus on new product development for portfolio diversification and tapping into new consumer bases has also been noted in the past. Certain examples of the same are cited below:

  • In October 2016, Blommer Chocolate Company, U.S., announced its plan to procure only certified cocoa from 2020 onwards in order to adhere to cocoa industry standards. In December 2015, Nestlé U.K. & Ireland announced their plans to use only certified sustainable cocoa to improve product quality of chocolate-based products from January 2016 onwards.
  • In September 2015, Ghana’s Cocoa Research Institute introduced a new variety of cocoa with new fine flavors, including floral, fruit, herbal, wood nuts and caramelized notes with chocolate bases. These new flavors are set to increase demand in this market, given people's preferences for new flavors.

Prominent players in the cocoa market include-

  • The Barry Callebaut Group
  • The Hershey Company
  • Nestlé S.A.
  • Cargill Incorporated
  • Puratos Group
  • Cémoi
  • Mars, Incorporated
  • Blommer Chocolate Company
  • Meiji Holdings Company, Ltd. 
  • Carlyle Cocoa
  • Jindal Cocoa
  • United Cocoa Processor.

Global Cocoa market: Key Trends and Drivers

The cocoa market is largely driven by the increasing demand for chocolate and chocolate coatings around the world. Some of the most popular products where cocoa is utilized are sweet chocolate, dark chocolate, drinking chocolate, milk chocolate, and baking chocolate. 

However, health concerns related to high sugar-content utilized world over in most cocoa-based products are expected to hamper the market’s growth to certain extent. Demand for organic products is gaining traction with consumers seeking to avoid consumption of harmful chemicals. 

The increasing consumption of chocolate confectionary is strongly linked to the affordability of consumers. As the disposable income of consumers increase in the world’s advanced economies and the per capita income of consumers in emerging nations continue to rise, particularly in Africa, and Asia Pacific, cocoa consumption seems set to increase in the future.

Global Cocoa market: Regional Analysis

Cocoa beans are produced in tropical zones around the Equator, where climatic conditions are well suited for growing cocoa trees. About 70 percent of the world’s cocoa beans come from four African countries: Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria and Cameroon. Cocoa is also considered to be one of the most important cash crops by the farmers in regions such as Africa, Latin America and South East Asia. Among the South East Asian countries, Indonesia is a major producer of cocoa. 

Cocoa Market Segments:

By Product Type

  • Cocoa Beans
  • Cocoa Butter
  • Cocoa Powder & Cake
  • Cocoa Paste & Liquor
  • Chocolate 

By Application

  • Confectionery
  • Food & Beverages
  • Cosmetics
  • Pharmaceutical

This study provides a particularized anatomy according to the L.E.A.P mechanism

  • Latest trends and cardinal growth prospects
  • Existing and future insights in growth
  • Ascensions in technology
  • Pain points

The regional analysis offers market assays across:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study, prepared through the L.E.A.P mechanism adds a dimension of infallibility and assures precise information on all the growth dynamics.

Latest Trends and Cardinal Growth Prospects

The study assists in burnishing the knowledge of the stakeholder in terms of the emerging trends. The study provides an expansive coverage on the latest developments and novel profit-yielding sources that augur well with the market. A dedicated and determined team of experts conduct an out-and-out research on diverse aspects to offer ultimate breakthroughs in the market.

Existing and Future Insights in Growth

The interfusion of ubiquitous primary and secondary research through modern tools invites perfection and accuracy in every aspect. Primary research is circumspectly conducted through exhaustive interactions and interviews of experts. These valuable opinions are then neatly inducted in the report to allow the stakeholder for reaping the benefits. A treasure of secondary data is extracted via famed paid sources, yearly estimates and statements, renowned journals, and government documents. These sources assist in creating a robust database comprising existing and subsequent growth dynamics.

Ascensions in Technology

Diverse technological advancements and cutting-edge innovations in the market have been covered in this study to assist the stakeholder in research and development activities. Recent upgrades have also been added in the study, thus helping the stakeholder to paint the strokes of growth on the canvas of the market.

Pain Points

The study presents a plethora of challenges and obstacles that can hinder the growth of the market to allow the stakeholder to prepare their strategies accordingly.

The world ushered in the new decade with the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak has damaged the growth prospects of several businesses and has crippled the entire economy. The study is in tandem with the changing dynamics of the market due to the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak. The study focuses on the coronavirus pandemic and analyses every aspect that impacts the growth positively or negatively.

An aerial perspective of the regions covered in this study enables the stakeholder to design strategies accordingly. The 360-degree assessment of every aspect associated with growth offers information on a rainbow of growth opportunities available across the market.

The exhaustive study motivates the stakeholder to take the 'LEAP' of faith and achieve success!

This report is the key to questions such as:

What are the prominent factors that will help in reshaping the market growth?

Which trends have the potential to bring expansive growth for the market?

What are the necessary strategies to overcome the ill-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Which regions will emerge as champion growth contributors for the market?

Which aspects will serve as game-changers for the market?

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