Low-Calorie Dark Chocolate: Market Outlook
Low-calorie dark chocolate is a confectionery product containing a minimum quantity of fat and sugar and has no harmful effects on human health when consumed. Cocoa is the main raw material used in the manufacturing process. Low-calorie dark chocolates are used in a range of items, such as cookies, bars, candies, and others.
The growing trend in health and fitness continues to affect the low-calorie dark chocolate market, with producers adding natural sweeteners and organic ingredients. The preference for low-calorie dark chocolate over milk chocolates on account of its nutritional benefits remains unchanged.
Eating low-calorie dark chocolate protects the brain's cells from age-related stress and inflammation that play a vital role in neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's disease. It also helps increase the supply of blood to the brain, which can enhance the ability to concentrate; reduce anxiety, and improves memory.
In 2017, a study at Harvard stated that low-calorie dark chocolate, if consumed in the right quantity, could help prevent heart disease. Studies have noted that the use of dark chocolate at a controlled rate can reduce the risk of coronary artery disease, which is a heart condition associated with stroke, failure, and other diseases.
Growing health consciousness has contributed to an increase in demand for low-calorie dark chocolate. Various research studies in recent years have suggested that low-calorie dark chocolate can be more than just a convenience product.
In addition to health benefits, the addition of new flavors to low-calorie dark chocolate has become a growing trend. The introduction of flavored-healthy dark chocolates has contributed to a major rise in demand for low-calorie dark chocolates.
Increased Demand for Sugar Free Dark Chocolates Fueling the Growth of Global Low-Calorie Dark Chocolate Market
Consumers' hectic lifestyle is one of the important aspect to look out for, as this will push the demand forward enormously during the forecast period. These days, customers have become too busy and would always want to eat convenient food, this would also increase the demand over the forecast period.
As obesity diseases increase globally, individuals are starting to transition to eating low-calorie food products. Overconsumption of sugar or carbohydrates causes illnesses such as obesity and diabetes.
These diseases have raised a threat to the human community, and the only way of preventing them is the consumption of sugar-free goods. Consumers are growing in demand for low-calorie products, which has fueled the growth of low-calorie dark chocolates worldwide.
One of the most significant issues anticipated to pose a threat and impede the growth of the low-calorie dark chocolate market is the increase in the price of raw materials. The cost of buying cocoa beans is high, which will prevent the demand from rising.
The increase in the price of raw materials would encourage an increase in the cost of manufacturing, which in turn will raise the price of low-calorie dark chocolates.
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Low-Calorie Dark Chocolate Market: Key Players
Some of the prominent players operating in the global low-calorie dark chocolates includes
- Nestle S.A.
- Kraft Foods
- Mondelez International
- Chocolette Confectionary
- The Good Chocolate Co.
Low-Calorie Dark Chocolate Market: Regional Analysis
North America accounted for significant share in the global low-calorie dark chocolates due to its high demand and increased consumption for low-calorie dark chocolate products. Because of this the region is projected to remain dominant during the forecast period.
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The projections featured in the report have been derived using proven research methodologies and assumptions. By doing so, the research report serves as a repository of analysis and information for every facet of the Low-calorie Dark Chocolate market, including but not limited to: regional markets, nature, form, application and distribution channel.
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The Regional Analysis Covers:
- North America (U.S. and Canada)
- Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
- Western Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
- Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
- Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
- Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)
The Low-calorie Dark Chocolate market report has been compiled through extensive primary research (through interviews, surveys, and observations of seasoned analysts) and secondary research (which entails reputable paid sources, trade journals, and industry body databases).
The report also features a complete qualitative and quantitative assessment by analyzing data gathered from industry analysts and market participants across key points in the industry’s value chain.
A separate analysis of prevailing trends in the parent market, macro- and micro-economic indicators, and regulations and mandates is included under the purview of the study. By doing so, the Low-calorie Dark Chocolate market report projects the attractiveness of each major segment over the forecast period.
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Low-calorie Dark Chocolate: Market Segmentation
Based on nature, the global low-calorie dark chocolate market can be segmented as:
Based on form, the global low-calorie dark chocolate market can be segmented as:
Based on application, the global low-calorie dark chocolate market can be segmented as:
- Bakery & Confectionery
Based on distribution channel, the global low-calorie dark chocolate market can be segmented as:
- Convenience Stores
- Specialty Stores
- Online Retail Stores
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