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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.

Brands could look to roasted jackfruit seeds if cocoa demand outstrips supply, say researchers ©iStock/greenaperture

Potential cocoa substitute: Jackfruit seeds create chocolate aroma, say researchers

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Cadbury vows to ‘secure' jobs while announcing 50 redundancies

Mondelēz made up around 27.1% of the Christmas confectionery market in the UK in 2016.  Photo:MDLZ

Mondelēz 2017 Christmas NPD: Cadbury Dairy Milk, Popping Candy, Toblerone and more

Nutella B-Ready coming to the UK after enjoying success in other markets. Photo: Ferrero

Ferrero UK adds to flavor-changing Tic Tac range and brings Nutella into biscuits

Ferrero unveils UK Christmas lineup. Photo: Ferrero

Ferrero invests $10.6m in UK Christmas launches and urges retailers not to neglect Diwali

Cocoa commodities trader Transmar supplied big chocolate firms such as Mars and Hershey. ©iStock/iacona

Ex Transmar cocoa execs face US criminal fraud charge

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

Mondelēz to transition out of certified cocoa to focus on own program Cocoa Life. Photo credit: MDLZ

Mondelēz scales up Cocoa Life, but total volumes sourced sustainably flat at 21%

Barry Callebaut sources large volumes of its sugar from Brazil and Mexico. ©iStock/lzf

Barry Callebaut joins Bonsucro to ramp up 100% sustainable sugar pledge

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