Top 5 Dark chocolate Companies in Global Market 2021

Published Date : Nov 2022
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Dark chocolate is made from cocoa butter instead of fats such as palm oil and coconut oil. Dark chocolate has a rich and rich flavor is an excellent source of flavonoids, and helps in the production of pigments. The higher is the level of flavonoids and the darker is the chocolate, the greater the potential health benefits. It contains a high proportion of cocoa solids, generally over 60%, with little or no added sugar. Some dark chocolate products include chocolate bars, candy, and baked chocolate.

Global Dark Chocolate Market is valued at USD 46.29 Billion in 2018 and is expected to reach 71.71 USD Billion by 2025 with a CAGR of 7.95% over the forecast period.

Dark chocolate protects the brain from geriatric stress and inflammation, which play an important function in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease. In addition, it also helps promote blood circulation in the brain, which can improve the ability to concentrate, improve memory, and control anxiety levels. Eating chocolate also inhibits the release of cortisol, a stress hormone. For consumers, it is better to include elements to alleviate health problems in the regular diet, rather than depend on drugs. Since chocolate helps to relax and induce happiness, it is expected that over the next few years, sales of chocolate will continue to grow. Chocolate is also accompanied by a symbol of gratitude, love, and happiness, and is offered as a gift during the holiday season, which stimulates demand for products. Depending on the occasion, they are made in different shapes, sizes, colors, and product materials. 

Top 5 Dark chocolate Companies in Global Market 2021

1. Nestlé


Nestlé S.A. is a Swiss multinational food and beverage group with its headquarters in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland. It is the largest food company in the world, as measured by revenue and other metrics, as of 2014. It ranked #64 in the Fortune Global 500 in 2017 and #33 in the 2016 publication. from the Forbes Global 2000 list of the largest public companies. 

Nestlé products include baby food, health food, bottled water, breakfast cereals, coffee and tea, confectionery, milk, ice cream, frozen food, animal feed, and confectionery. Snack. Nestlé's 29 brands have annual sales of over one billion Swiss francs ($1.1 billion), including Nespresso, Nescafé, Kit Kat, Smarties, Nesquik, Stouffer's, Vittel, and Maggi. Nestlé has 447 factories.

Nestlé Company had nearly 273,000 Employees and had revenue of $ 92 Billion. 

2. Mondelez International


Mondelez International, Inc. often stylized as Mondel?z, is an American multinational confectionery, food,  beverage, and fast food company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Mondelez has annual sales of approximately $26 billion and operations in approximately 160 countries. It ranks 108th on the 2021 Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations by total revenue. 

Mondelez International manufactures chocolate, cookies, biscuits, chewing gum, confectionery, and powdered beverages. Mondelez International's portfolio includes several billion-dollar components. These ingredients include brands of cookies and crackers Belvita, Chips Ahoy!, Oreo, Ritz, TUC, Triscuit, LU, Club Social, Sour Patch Kids, Barny and Peek Freans; chocolate brands Milka, Côte d'Or, Toblerone, Cadbury, Green & Black's, Freia, Marabou, Fry's and Lacta; brands of cough suppressants and gums Trident, Dentyne, Chiclets, Halls and Stride; as well as Tate's Bake Shop and Tang.

Mondelez International Company had nearly 79,000 Employees and had revenue of $ 26 Billion.

3. Cadbury


Cadbury, formerly Cadbury's and Cadbury Schweppes, is a British multinational confectionery company wholly owned by Mondelez International (originally Kraft Foods) since 2010. It is the second-largest confectionery brand in the world. 

Cadbury is headquartered in Uxbridge, West London, and operates in more than 50 countries around the world. The company is known for its Cow's Milk chocolate, boxes of Creme Eggs and Roses, and many other confectionery products. One of Britain's most popular brands, in 2013 the Daily Telegraph named Cadbury one of the UK's most successful exports. 

Cadbury Company had nearly 45,000 Employees and had revenue of $ 19 Billion. 

4. Hershey


The Hershey Company, commonly known as Hershey`s, is an American multinational corporation and one of the largest chocolate manufacturers in the world. It also makes baked goods, such as cookies and cakes, and sells beverages such as milkshakes and many other products around the world. 

Its headquarters are in Hershey, PA, which is also home to Hersheypark and Hershey's Chocolate World. It was founded by Milton S. Hershey in 1894 as the Hershey Chocolate Company, a subsidiary of his Lancaster Caramel Company. The Hershey Trust Company holds a minority stake but retains the majority of voting rights in the company.

Hershey Company had nearly 16,880 Employees and had revenue of $ 8 Billion. 

5. Godiva


Godiva Chocolatier, pronounced French, is a Belgian chocolate company jointly owned by Turkish group Y?ld?z Holding and South Korean investment company MBK Partners. 

Founded in 1926, it was purchased by the Turkish company Y?ld?z Holding in November 2007;  MBK Partners then purchased shares in 2019. Godiva owns and operates more than 600 stores in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia and is available through more than 10,000 specialty retailers. 

Godiva Company had nearly 5,000 Employees and had revenue of $ 2 Billion


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