United States is the largest chocolate market in the world. Surging demand for premium, dark and sugar free chocolates; changing consumer taste and preferences; increasing use of chocolates in food and beverages, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries; and growing chocolate gifting culture during festivals and special occasions are few of the key factors driving the chocolate market in the US. Increasing trend of setting up exclusive stores, selling products through online channels and expanding distribution channels are few other factors that are positively influencing the country’s chocolate market. Growing dark chocolate consumption is also being witnessed in the country, primarily on account of dark chocolates being rich in antioxidants, besides aiding in preventing cardiac arrests and several other diseases.

According to TechSci Research report US  Chocolate Market By Type, By Age Group, By Point of Sale, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011-2021, chocolate market in the US is projected to cross US$ 30 billion by 2021, on account of increasing product offerings by private label brands at affordable prices coupled with shifting consumer preference towards chocolates with health benefits. In 2015, US chocolate market was dominated by countline and seasonal chocolate segments, which accounted for a cumulative revenue share of around 65% in the country’s chocolate market. Presence of a wide and organized distribution network of retail stores and hypermarkets/supermarkets in the country is also contributing to boosting sales of chocolates in the US, with supermarkets/hypermarkets accounting for the largest share in 2015. Hershey’s, Mars, Lindt & Sprungli and Nestle are few of the leading market players operating in the US chocolate market. United States Chocolate Market By Type, By Age Group, By Point of Sale, Competition Forecast and Opportunities, 2011-2021 discusses the following aspects of the chocolate market in the US:

  • United States Chocolate Market Size, Share & Forecast
  • Segmental Analysis - By Product Type (Countline, Seasonal, Tablet, Boxed and Others), By Age Group (5-14 Years, 15-24 Years, 25-54 Years, 55 Years and Above), and By Point of sale (Hypermarkets/Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Online and Others)
  • Policy and Regulatory Landscape
  • Changing Market Trends & Emerging Opportunities
  • Competitive Landscape & Strategic Recommendations

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  • To identify the customer preference towards chocolates
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  • To gain competitive knowledge of leading market players
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Report Methodology

The information contained in this report is based upon both primary and secondary sources. Primary research includes interviews with chocolate manufacturers and industry experts. Secondary research includes an exhaustive search of relevant publications such as company annual reports, financial reports and other proprietary databases.

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1.     Product Overview

2.     Research Methodology

3.     Analyst View

4.     Global Chocolate Market Overview

5.     United States Chocolate Market Outlook

5.1.   Market Size & Forecast

5.1.1. By Value

5.2.   Market Share & Forecast

5.2.1. By Type (Countline, Seasonal, Tablet, Boxed and Others)

5.2.2. By Region

5.2.3. By Age Group (5-14 Years, 15-24 Years, 25-54 Years, 55 Years and Above)

5.2.4. By Point of Sale (Hypermarkets/Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Online and Others)

5.2.5. By Company

5.3.   Market Attractiveness Index

5.3.1. By Type

5.3.2. By Region

6.     United States Countline Chocolate Market Outlook

6.1.   Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1. By Value & Volume

6.2.   Pricing Analysis

7.     United States Seasonal Chocolate Market Outlook

7.1.   Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1. By Value & Volume

7.2.   Pricing Analysis

8.     United States Tablet Chocolate Market Outlook

8.1.   Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1. By Value & Volume

8.2.   Pricing Analysis

9.     United States Boxed Chocolate Market Outlook

9.1.   Market Size & Forecast

9.1.1. By Value & Volume

9.2.   Pricing Analysis

10.  United States Other Chocolate Market Outlook

10.1. Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.   By Value

11.  Supply Chain Analysis

12.  Market Dynamics

12.1. Drivers

12.2. Challenges

13.  Market Trends & Developments

13.1. Increasing Demand for Sugar-free and Dark Chocolates

13.2. Product Innovation

13.3. Rising Demand for Premium Chocolates

13.4. Variation in Demand for Seasonal Chocolates

13.5. Growing Market for Private Label Chocolate Products

14.  Import-Export Analysis

15.  Policy & Regulatory Landscape

16.  United States Economic Profile

17.  Competitive Landscape

17.1. The Hershey Company

17.2. Mars, Incorporated.

17.3. Lindt & Sprungli (USA) Inc.

17.4. Nestle USA

17.5. Ferrero U.S.A., INC

17.6. Mondelez International

17.7. Godiva Chocolatier, Inc.

17.8. Fannie May

17.9. See’s Candies, Inc.

17.10.  Storck USA LP

18.  Strategic Recommendations

 

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  • List of Figures

    Figure 1: US Chocolate Market Size, By Value, 2011-2021F (USD Billion)

    Figure 2: US Chocolate Market Share, By Type, By Value, 2011-2021F

    Figure 3: US Chocolate Market Share, By Region, By Value, 2015 & 2021F

    Figure 4: US Chocolate Market Share, By Region, By Value, 2011-2021F

    Figure 5: US Chocolate Market Share, By Age Group, By Value, 2011-2021F

    Figure 6: US Chocolate Market Share, By Point of Sale, By Value, 2015-2021F

    Figure 7: US Chocolate Market Share, By Company, By Value, 2011-2021F

    Figure 8: US Chocolate Market Attractiveness Index, By Type, By Value, 2015-2021F

    Figure 9: US Chocolate Market Attractiveness Index, By Region, By Value, 2015-2021F

    Figure 10: US Countline Chocolate Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), By Volume (Thousand Tons), 2011-2021F

    Figure 11: US Countline Chocolate Average Selling Prices, 2011-2021F (USD/kg)

    Figure 12: US Seasonal Chocolate Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), By Volume (Thousand Tons), 2011-2021F

    Figure 13: US Seasonal Chocolates Average Selling Prices, 2011-2021F (USD/kg)

    Figure 14: US Tablet Chocolate Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), By Volume (Thousand Tons), 2011-2021F

    Figure 15: US Tablet Chocolate Average Selling Prices, 2011-2021F (USD/kg)

    Figure 16: US Boxed Chocolate Market Size, By Value (USD Billion), By Volume (Thousand Tons) 2011-2021F

    Figure 17: US Boxed Chocolate Average Selling Prices, 2011-2021F (USD/kg)

    Figure 18: US Other Chocolate Market Size, By Value, 2011-2021F (USD Billion)

    Figure 19: US Personal Disposable Income, 2015 (USD Billion)

    Figure 20: Global Cocoa Bean Prices, January 2015-December 2015 (USD/Ton)

    Figure 21: US Chocolate Exports and Imports, By Volume, 2011-2015 (Tons)

    Figure 22: US Chocolate Exports and Imports, By Value, 2011-2015 (USD Billion)

     

    List of Tables

    Table 1: Nestlé USA Inc. Countline Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 2: Mars Inc. Countline Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand, 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 3: Hershey's Countline Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand, 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 4: Godiva Countline Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand, 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 5: Lindt Seasonal Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand, 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 6: Russell Seasonal Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand, 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 7: Mars Seasonal Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand, 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 8: Nestle Seasonal Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand, 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 9: Nestle Tablet Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand, 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 10: Hershey's Tablet Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand, 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 11: Godiva Tablet Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand, 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 12: Nestle Boxed Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand, 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 13: Russell Stover Boxed Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand, 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 14: Lindt Boxed Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand, 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 15: Godavia Boxed Chocolate Average Selling Prices, By Brand, 2015 (USD per kg)

    Table 16: US Chocolate Exports & Imports, By Country, By Volume, 2014 (Tons)

    Table 17: US Chocolate Exports & Imports, By Country, By Value, 2014 (USD Thousand)