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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

Nuts.com is expanding its nuts business. Pic: Nuts.com

Nuts.com 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’

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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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