U.S. - Chocolate And Cocoa Products - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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U.S. - Chocolate And Cocoa Products - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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U.S. Chocolate Price Picks up 8% to $5,372 per Ton

U.S. Chocolate Import Price in September 2022

In September 2022, the chocolate price amounted to $5,372 per ton (CIF, US), increasing by 7.5% against the previous month. Over the period from January 2022 to September 2022, it increased at an average monthly rate of +2.0%. As a result, import price reached the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin: the country with the highest price was Poland ($10.8 per kg), while the price for Mexico ($3,457 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From January 2022 to September 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Belgium (+5.4%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

U.S. Chocolate Imports

In September 2022, overseas purchases of chocolate and cocoa products decreased by -3.5% to 70K tons for the first time since April 2022, thus ending a four-month rising trend. The total import volume increased at an average monthly rate of +2.6% from January 2022 to September 2022; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded in certain months. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in March 2022 with an increase of 21% month-to-month. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure at 73K tons in August 2022, and then fell modestly in the following month.

In value terms, chocolate imports rose modestly to $379M (IndexBox estimates) in September 2022. The total import value increased at an average monthly rate of +4.6% over the period from January 2022 to September 2022; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain months. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in March 2022 when imports increased by 18% against the previous month. Over the period under review, imports hit record highs in September 2022.

U.S. Chocolate Imports by Country

In September 2022, Canada (35K tons) constituted the largest supplier of chocolate to the United States, with a 49% share of total imports. Moreover, chocolate imports from Canada exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Mexico (15K tons), twofold. Germany (3.3K tons) ranked third in terms of total imports with a 4.7% share.

From January 2022 to September 2022, the average monthly rate of growth in terms of volume from Canada totaled +1.2%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average monthly rates of imports growth: Mexico (+2.0% per month) and Germany (+12.8% per month).

In value terms, Canada ($168M) constituted the largest supplier of chocolate to the United States, comprising 44% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Mexico ($53M), with a 14% share of total imports. It was followed by Belgium, with a 7.4% share.

From January 2022 to September 2022, the average monthly growth rate of value from Canada totaled +2.6%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average monthly rates of imports growth: Mexico (+4.3% per month) and Belgium (+8.9% per month).

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the chocolate market in the U.S.. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10821400 - Cocoa powder, containing added sugar or other sweetening matter
• Prodcom 10822130 - Chocolate and other food preparations containing cocoa, in blocks, slabs or bars > 2 kg or in liquid, paste, powder, g ranular or other bulk form, in containers or immediate packings of a content > 2 kg, containing . .18 % by weight of
• Prodcom 10822150 - Chocolate milk crumb containing .18 % or more by weight of cocoa butter and in packings weighing > 2 kg
• Prodcom 10822170 - Chocolate flavour coating containing .18 % or more by weight of cocoa butter and in packings weighing > 2 kg
• Prodcom 10822190 - Food preparations containing <18 % of cocoa butter and in packings weighing > 2 kg (excluding chocolate flavour coating, chocolate milk crumb)
• Prodcom 10822233 - Filled chocolate blocks, slabs or bars consisting of a centre (including of cream, liqueur or fruit paste, excluding chocolate biscuits)
• Prodcom 10822235 - Chocolate blocks, slabs or bars with added cereal, fruit or nuts (excluding filled, chocolate biscuits)
• Prodcom 10822239 - Chocolate blocks, slabs or bars (excluding filled, with added cereal, fruit or nuts, chocolate biscuits)
• Prodcom 10822243 - Chocolates (including pralines) containing alcohol (excluding in blocks, slabs or bars)
• Prodcom 10822245 - Chocolates (excluding those containing alcohol, in blocks, s labs or bars)
• Prodcom 10822253 - Filled chocolate confectionery (excluding in blocks, slabs or bars, chocolate biscuits, chocolates)
• Prodcom 10822255 - Chocolate confectionery (excluding filled, in blocks, slabs or bars, chocolate biscuits, chocolates)
• Prodcom 10822260 - Sugar confectionery and substitutes therefor made from sugar substitution products, containing cocoa (including chocolate nougat) (excluding white chocolate)
• Prodcom 10822270 - Chocolate spreads
• Prodcom 10822280 - Preparations containing cocoa for making beverages
• Prodcom 10822290 - Food products with cocoa (excluding cocoa paste, butter, p owder, blocks, slabs, bars, liquid, paste, powder, granular, o ther bulk form in packings > 2 kg, to make beverages, c hocolate spreads)
Country coverage:
• United States

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in the U.S.
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007-2021
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007-2021
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007-2021
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
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