Health perception of chocolate drives sales in Japan: Euromonitor

Euromonitor says high cocoa chocolate products are well received in Japan.  Photo: ©iStock/violet-blue

The percieved health benefits of cocoa among Japanese consumers continues to drive the domestic chocolate market, according to a report by Euromonitor International.

ISM's 'Start-up area' offers cheaper option than Newcomer Area. Photo: Koelnmesse

ISM adds startup area for young firms at world’s biggest candy show

YouGov found that 43% of consumers in APAC are eating less chocolate compared to last year due to health concerns.  Photo: ©iStock/Kavuto

Cadbury, Ferrero, Nestlé, Hershey among favorite chocolate brands in Asia Pacific is expanding its nuts business. Pic: to expand in New Jersey creating 150 jobs

A strong CRM can anticipate future promotions and customer/product additions. Picture: Aptean.

Aptean: ‘Investments in CRM systems within the F&B industry have been low’


ONS recognises “shrinkflation” as reason for smaller (but not cheaper) chocolates

D’Orsogna Dolciaria supplies inclusions and decorations and has prdocution sites in Italy, India and Canada. Photo: Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut expands specialties and decorations arm with Italian purchase

Sugar confectionery in Africa: Value sales growth rates slowing, but CAGR forecasts still above global average. Photo: iStock

African consumers trading up in sugar confectionery

Local chocolate confectioners in West African countries, such as Cameroon, sought to consolidate their market shares.  Photo: ©iStock/LorenzoT81

Local chocolate players remain competitive in West Africa as regional sales set to grow

Africa’s chocolate market set for ‘steady’ rather than ‘dramatic’ growth, says FoodTrending ©iStock/GoldStock

Africa steadily finding its place on the world chocolate map

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