Australia chocolate market stood at $1.39 billion in 2019 and is expected to show growth of over 7% CAGR by 2026, on the back of growing chocolate consumption and rising demand for niche product categories such as organic chocolate products. Moreover, increasing focus of chocolate manufacturers on offering innovative products; for instance, Mondelēz launching Cadbury Dairy Milk with Oreo in mint and strawberry flavors, is expected to positively influence the country’s chocolate market in the coming years. Rising number of health-conscious consumers, increasing demand for premium chocolates and rapid expansion of e-commerce in FMCG are some of the other factors that would fuel growth in Australia chocolate market during the forecast period.

The Australia chocolate market is segmented by product type, by category, by distribution channel, and by region. Awareness about the health benefits of cocoa-based products, especially dark chocolates, is gradually rising in the country. Chocolates with higher cocoa concentration help in improving cardiovascular health, blood flow and cognitive functions. Increasing interest in chocolates and changing taste preferences of people are driving the growth of premium chocolate brands in Australia. Prominence of malls and supermarkets is also boosting the visibility of different flavors of chocolate products among consumers.

Some of the major players operating in Australia chocolate market are Mondelēz Australia Pty. Ltd., Mars Australia Pty. Ltd., Lindt & Sprüngli (Australia) Pty. Ltd., Nestlé Australia Limited, Ferrero Australia Pty. Ltd., Aldi Stores Supermarkets Pty Ltd, Darrell Lea Confectionery Co. Pty. Ltd, Haigh Pty. Ltd. A.E., Stuart Alexander & Co Pty Ltd. and J.H. Whittaker & Sons (Aust) Limited.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2016-2019

Base Year: 2020

Estimated Year: 2021

Forecast Period: 2021-2026

 

Objective of the Study:

·         To analyze and forecast Australia chocolate market size.

·         To define, classify and forecast Australia chocolate market based on product type, category, distribution channel and region.

·         To scrutinize the detailed market segmentation and forecast the market share based on product type, namely, milk chocolate, dark chocolate and white chocolate.

·         To scrutinize the detailed market segmentation and forecast the market share based on category, namely, chocolate pouches & bags, boxed chocolates, countline, tablets and others.

·         To scrutinize the detailed market segmentation and forecast the market share based on sales channel, namely, independent grocery stores, supermarket/hypermarket, convenience stores/forecourt retailers, non-store retailing and others.

·         To analyze and forecast Australia chocolate market with respect to region, namely, Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Australia and Tasmania.

·         To identify tailwinds and headwinds for Australia chocolate market.

·         To get an idea about the consumer behavior towards brand recall, consumption of chocolates, factors influencing purchase decision and place of purchase in Australia chocolate market.

·         To strategically profile leading players operating in Australia chocolate market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of chocolate manufacturers. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research was able to include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the product offerings and regional presence of all major chocolate distributors in the country.

TechSci Research calculated Australia chocolate market size using a bottom-up approach, where chocolate manufacturers’ value sales data for product type (milk chocolates, dark chocolates and white chocolates) were recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical sales data of respective chocolate manufacturers to arrive at the overall market size. Various secondary sources, directories, databases such as company annual reports, Australia Bureau of Statistics, International Cocoa Organization, Central Intelligence Agency, World Bank, press releases, industry magazines, industry reports, news dailies, credible paid databases, proprietary databases, and World Cocoa Foundation were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:

  • Chocolate manufacturers, retailers, distributors and other stakeholders
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to chocolate
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for industry stakeholders such as chocolate distributors, manufacturers, customers and policy makers. The report also provides insights about which market segments should be targeted over the coming years in order to strategize investments and capitalize on the growth of the market.

Report Scope:

In this report, Australia chocolate market has been segmented into the following categories in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, by Product Type:
    • Milk Chocolate
    • Dark Chocolate
    • White Chocolate
  • Market, by Category:
    • Chocolate Pouches & Bags
    • Boxed Chocolates
    • Countline
    • Tablets
    • Others
  • Market, by Distribution Channel:
    • Independent Grocery Stores
    • Supermarkets/Hypermarkets
    • Convenience Stores/Forecourt Retailers
    • Non-Store Retailing

o    Others

·         Market, by Region:

    • Queensland
    • Victoria
    • New South Wales
    • Southern Australia
    • Western Australia
    • Northern Australia
    • Tasmania

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies operating in Australia chocolate market.

Voice of Customer: Customer analysis with respect to brand recall, consumption of chocolates, factors influencing purchase decision and place of purchase.

Available Customizations: 

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report: 

Channel Partner Analysis

  • Detailed list of distributors and dealers across all regions.

Company Information

·         Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

1.       Product Overview

2.       Research Methodology

3.       Executive Summary

4.       Impact of COVID-19 on Australia Chocolate Market

5.       Voice of Customer

5.1.    Brand Recall

5.2.    Consumption of Chocolates

5.3.    Factors Influencing Purchase Decision

5.4.    Place of Purchase

6.       Global Chocolate Market Overview

7.       Australia Chocolate Market Outlook

7.1.    Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1.By Value & Volume

7.2.    Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.By Product Type (Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate and White Chocolate)

7.2.2.By Category (Chocolate Pouches & Bags, Boxed Chocolates, Countline, Tablets and Others)

7.2.3.By Distribution Channel (Non Store Retailing, Independent Grocery Stores, Convenience Stores/Forecourt Retailers, Supermarkets/Hypermarkets and Others)

7.2.4.By Region (Northern Australia, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales)

7.2.5.By Company

7.3.    Market Attractiveness Index

8.       Australia Milk Chocolate Market Outlook

8.1.    Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1.By Value & Volume

8.2.    Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.By Category

8.2.2.By Distribution Channel

8.3.    Pricing Analysis

9.       Australia Dark Chocolate Market Outlook

9.1.    Market Size & Forecast

9.1.1.By Value & Volume

9.2.    Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.By Category

9.2.2.By Distribution Channel

9.3.    Pricing Analysis

10.   Australia White Chocolate Market Outlook

10.1.                     Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.    By Value & Volume

10.2.                     Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.    By Category

10.2.2.    By Distribution Channel

10.3.                     Pricing Analysis

11.   Supply Chain Analysis

12.   Import- Export Analysis

13.   Policy & Regulatory Landscape

14.   Australia Economic Profile

15.   Market Dynamics

15.1.  Drivers

15.2.  Challenges

16.   Market Trends & Developments

17.   Competitive Landscape

17.1.  Competition Outlook

17.2.  Company Profiles

17.2.1.    Mondelēz Australia Pty. Ltd.

17.2.2.    Mars Australia Pty. Ltd.

17.2.3.    Lindt & Sprüngli (Australia) Pty. Ltd.

17.2.4.    Nestlé Australia Limited

17.2.5.    Ferrero Australia Pty. Ltd.

17.2.6.    Aldi Stores Supermarkets Pty Ltd

17.2.7.    Darrell Lea Confectionery Co. Pty. Ltd

17.2.8.    Haigh Pty. Ltd. A.E.

17.2.9.    Stuart Alexander & Co Pty Ltd.

17.2.10.    J.H. Whittaker & Sons (Aust) Limited

18.   Strategic Recommendations

  • Figure 1: Brand Recall, By Select Brand, 2021 (Sample Size = 200)

    Figure 2: Consumption of Chocolates, 2021 (Sample Size=200)

    Figure 3: Factors Influencing Purchase Decision, 2021 (Sample Size = 200)

    Figure 4: Place of Purchase, 2021 (Sample Size = 200)

    Figure 5: Australia Chocolate Market Size, By Value (USD Million), By Volume (Million Kg), 2016-2026F

    Figure 6: Global Cocoa Production, By Volume, 2021 (Thousand Ton)

    Figure 7: Australia Chocolate Market Share, By Product Type, By Value, 2016–2026F

    Figure 8: Australia Retail Turnover (USD Million), By Region, 2016-2020

    Figure 9: Australia Chocolate Market Share, By Category, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 10: Australia Chocolate Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 11: Australia Chocolate Market Share, By Region, By Value, 2020 & 2026F

    Figure 12: Australia Chocolate Market Share, By Region, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 13: Australia Chocolate Market Share, By Company, By Value, 2020 & 2026F

    Figure 14: Australia Chocolate Market Attractiveness Index, By Product Type, By Value, 2020-2026F

    Figure 15: Australia Chocolate Market Attractiveness Index, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2020-2026F

    Figure 16: Australia Milk Chocolate Market Size, By Value (USD Million), By Volume (Million Kg), 2016–2026F

    Figure 17: Australia Milk Chocolate Market Share, By Category, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 18: Australia Milk Chocolate Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 19: Australia Dark Chocolate Market Size, By Value (USD Million), By Volume (Million Kg), 2016–2026F

    Figure 20: Australia GDP Composition, By State, 2020

    Figure 21: Australia Dark Chocolate Market Share, By Category, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 22: Australia Dark Chocolate Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 23: Australia White Chocolate Market Size, By Value (USD Million), By Volume (Million Kg), 2016–2026F

    Figure 24: Australia White Chocolate Market Share, By Category, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 25: Australia White Chocolate Market Share, By Distribution Channel, By Value, 2016-2026F

    Figure 26: Australia Chocolate Market Imports, By Value (USD Million) & Volume (Million Kg), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 180620)

    Figure 27: Australia Chocolate Market Exports, By Value (USD Million) & Volume (Million Kg), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 180620)

    Figure 28: Australia Chocolate Market Imports, By Value (USD Million) & Volume (Million Kg), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 180631)

    Figure 29: Australia Chocolate Market Exports, By Value (USD Million) & Volume (Million Kg),

    2016-2020 (HS Code: 180631)

    Figure 30: Australia Chocolate Market Imports, By Value (USD Million) & Volume (Million Kg), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 180632)

    Figure 31: Australia Chocolate Market Exports, By Value (USD Million) & Volume (Million Kg),

    2016-2020 (HS Code: 180632)

    Figure 32: Australia Chocolate Market Imports, By Value (USD Million) & Volume (Million Kg), 2016-2020 (HS Code: 180690)

    Figure 33: Australia Chocolate Market Exports, By Value (USD Million) & Volume (Million Kg),

    2016-2020 (HS Code: 180690)

     

    List of Tables

     

    Table 1: Australia Food Retailing (USD Million) & Sales Channel Shares (%), 2016-2020

    Table 2: Global Certified Cocoa Usage, By Select Companies, 2020

    Table 3: Australia Ethical Cocoa Usage, By Select Companies, 2020

    Table 4: Australia Milk Chocolate Market Pricing Analysis, 2021 (USD/Kg)

    Table 5: Australia Dark Chocolate Market Pricing Analysis, 2021 (USD/Kg)

    Table 6: Australia Household Expenditure (%), 2020

    Table 7: Australia White Chocolate Market Pricing Analysis, 2021 (USD/Kg)