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Netherlands: Chocolate Market Overview 2021

Chocolate Market Size in the Netherlands

The Dutch chocolate market reached $X in 2020, rising by X% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the market value increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the market attained the maximum level in 2020 and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.

Chocolate Production in the Netherlands

In value terms, chocolate production shrank to $X in 2020 estimated in export prices. In general, production, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X% y-o-y. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. from 2018 to 2020, production growth remained at a lower figure.

Chocolate Exports

Exports from the Netherlands

In 2020, overseas shipments of chocolate and cocoa products decreased by -X% to X tonnes for the first time since 2015, thus ending a four-year rising trend. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2020; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports attained the peak figure at X tonnes in 2019, and then contracted in the following year.

In value terms, chocolate exports contracted to $X in 2020. Over the period under review, total exports indicated moderate growth from 2007 to 2020: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, exports decreased by -X% against 2018 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports reached the peak figure at $X in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2020, exports remained at a lower figure.

Exports by Country

Germany (X tonnes), France (X tonnes) and the UK (X tonnes) were the main destinations of chocolate exports from the Netherlands, with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Belgium, Poland, Italy, Ukraine, Spain, Denmark, the United Arab Emirates, Switzerland and Saudi Arabia, which together accounted for a further X 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of shipments, amongst the main countries of destination, was attained by Ukraine, while exports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Germany ($X), France ($X) and the UK ($X) constituted the largest markets for chocolate exported from the Netherlands worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports. These countries were followed by Belgium, Poland, Italy, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, Denmark, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and Ukraine, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main countries of destination, Ukraine saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2020, the average chocolate export price amounted to $X per tonne, with a decrease of -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 an increase of X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average export prices reached the maximum at $X per tonne in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2020, export prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major external markets. In 2020, the country with the highest price was Spain ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Ukraine ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to the United Arab Emirates, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Chocolate Imports

Imports into the Netherlands

In 2020, supplies from abroad of chocolate and cocoa products decreased by -X% to X tonnes for the first time since 2015, thus ending a four-year rising trend. In general, total imports indicated a tangible expansion from 2007 to 2020: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum at X tonnes in 2019, and then fell in the following year.

In value terms, chocolate imports rose to $X in 2020. Overall, total imports indicated a perceptible expansion from 2007 to 2020: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2020 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2014 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports reached the peak figure in 2020 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

Belgium (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes) and France (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of chocolate imports to the Netherlands, with a combined X% share of total imports. Poland, the UK, Italy and Russia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X 2007 to 2020, the biggest increases were in Poland, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest chocolate suppliers to the Netherlands were Belgium ($X), Germany ($X) and the UK ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Poland, France, Italy and Russia, which together accounted for a further X terms of the main suppliers, Poland recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2020, the average chocolate import price amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. Over the last thirteen years, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 an increase of X% against the previous year. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2020, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was the UK ($X per tonne), while the price for Russia ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Belgium, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for chocolate and cocoa products in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of chocolate consumption in 2020 were China (6.7M tonnes), the U.S. (3.4M tonnes) and Russia (1.4M tonnes), together comprising 32% of global consumption. Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Mexico, the UK and Turkey lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 26%.
What are the largest producers of chocolate and cocoa products in the world?
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China (6.6M tonnes) remains the largest chocolate producing country worldwide, comprising approx. 19% of total volume. Moreover, chocolate production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (3M tonnes), twofold. Germany (1.7M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 4.8% share.
What are the leading suppliers of chocolate and cocoa products to the Netherlands?
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In value terms, the largest chocolate suppliers to the Netherlands were Belgium ($517M), Germany ($315M) and the UK ($120M), with a combined 71% share of total imports. Poland, France, Italy and Russia lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 20%.
What are the leading importers of chocolate and cocoa products from the Netherlands?
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In value terms, the largest markets for chocolate exported from the Netherlands were Germany ($365M), France ($240M) and the UK ($231M), with a combined 45% share of total exports. Belgium, Poland, Italy, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, Denmark, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and Ukraine lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 29%.
What is the average export price for chocolate and cocoa products in the Netherlands?
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The average chocolate export price stood at $4,449 per tonne in 2020, shrinking by -3.5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for chocolate and cocoa products in the Netherlands?
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In 2020, the average chocolate import price amounted to $4,785 per tonne, picking up by 4% against the previous year.

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)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the chocolate market in the Netherlands. 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 2025.


Country coverage:
• Netherlands

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

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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

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
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 PRODUCTS

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 2007–2020
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2020
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 2020
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2020
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2020
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2020
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, 2007–2020
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2020
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2020
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2020
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2020
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2020

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