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Cocoa Beans Market By Type (Criollo, Forastero, Trinitario), By Products (Cocoa Butter, Cocoa Powder and Cocoa Liquor), By Application (Chocolate, Confectionary, Food & Beverages, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics Applications) Market - Growth, Future Prospects, Competitive Analysis, and Forecast 2016 - 2022

Published: Jul 2016 | Report Code: 58019-07-16

Cocoa beans were known to be the valuable cash crops of Southern America. It had an important role in many ancient South American cultures. The Mayans in the early days used cocoa to make a ritual beverage that was shared among the people during marriage ceremonies and betrothal. Cocoa beans have been used since centuries and have gained high demand in the market today. Cocoa beans are widely used for various applications in the end-user industries. Due to its beneficial properties and health benefits it is been used on a large scale in manufacturing chocolates, confectionary and food & beverage industry. Therefore, high demand is reported for cocoa beans in the market worldwide.

Cocoa beans are of different varieties such as Criollo, forestero and Trinitario. Among these, criollo is the known to be of high quality and expensive in comparison to other two types. Hence, high demand is experienced for criollo in the market. Growing demand for criollo from the chocolate industry is the major driving factor boosting growth of global cocoa beans in the market. In addition, increasing demand for forestero and trinitario from the cosmetic and food industry is also expected to fuel growth of global cocoa beans in the near future. The products extracted from cocoa beans include cocoa butter, cocoa powder and cocoa liquor. Cocoa beans when fermented, dried and separated undergo a process in which the cocoa butter and cocoa powder are extracted. Among these cocoa butter accounted for major share of market as about 58% of cocoa bean residue is cocoa butter and it is widely used in the chocolate industry. Chocolate industry dominated the application segment of global cocoa beans market in 2015 and is expected to retain its position in the near future. Cocoa bean is the major raw material to manufacture chocolate and hence, chocolate industry is the major consumer of cocoa beans in the market. Hence, high demand is reported for cocoa beans from the chocolate industry worldwide and is anticipated to increase during the forecast period.

Cocoa beans market is expected to reach over US$ 16.0 Bn by 2022, growing at a CAGR of more than 3.0% during the forecast period 2016-2022.

Cocoa Beans Market

Purpose of the Report

The purpose of this strategic research study titled “Global Cocoa Beans Market - Growth, Share, Opportunities, and Competitive Analysis, 2016 – 2022” is to provide company executives, industry investors, and industry participants with in-depth insights to enable them make informed strategic decisions regarding the opportunities in the global cocoa beans market.

Target Audience

  • Industry Investors
  • Cocoa Beans Providers/Vendors
  • Research Professionals
  • Emerging Companies
  • Raw Material Suppliers/ Buyers
  • Product Suppliers/ Buyers
  • Research Institutes

USP and Key Offerings

The report titled “Global Cocoa Beans Market - Growth, Share, Opportunities, and Competitive Analysis, 2016 – 2022” offers strategic insights into the global cocoa beans market along with the market size and estimates for the duration 2016 to 2022. The said research study covers in-depth analysis of multiple market segments based on applications, functions and cross-sectional study across different geographies. In order to help strategic decision makers, the report also includes competitive profiling of the leading cocoa beans vendors, their expansion strategies, market positioning, and latest developments. Other in-depth analyses provided in the report include:

  • Current and future market trends to justify the forthcoming attractive markets within cocoa beans industry
  • Market fuelers, market impediments, and their impact on the market growth
  • In-depth competitive environment analysis
  • Trailing 2-Year market size data (2014 – 2015)
  • SRC (Segment-Region-Country) Analysis

Overall, the research study provides a holistic view of the global cocoa beans market, of growth, offering market size and estimates for the period from 2016 to 2022, keeping in mind the above mentioned factors.

Chapter 1 Preface 14
1.1 Report Description 14
1.1.1 Purpose of the Report 14
1.1.2 Target Audience 14
1.1.3 USP and Key Offerings 14
1.2 Research Scope 15
1.3 Market Segmentation 16
1.4 Research Methodology 17
1.4.1 Phase I – Secondary Research 17
1.4.2 Phase II – Primary Research 18
1.4.3 Phase III – Expert Panel Review 18
1.4.4 Approach Adopted 18

Chapter 2 Executive Summary 19
2.1 Market Snapshot: Global Cocoa Beans Market 19
2.2 Global Cocoa Beans Market, By Type 20
2.3 Global Cocoa Beans Market, By Product 20
2.3 Global Cocoa Beans Market, By Application 21
2.4 Global Cocoa Beans Market, By Geography 21

Chapter 3 Market Dynamics 23
3.1 Introduction 23
3.1.1 Global Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 23
3.2 Market Inclination Insights 24
3.2.1 Evolution of Cocoa Beans in Market 24
3.3 Market Drivers 24
3.4 Market Growth Inhibitors 25
3.5 Opportunities 26
3.5.1 Impact Analysis of Drivers and Restraints 28
3.6 Attractive Investment Proposition 29
3.7 Competitive Analysis 30
3.7.1 Market Positioning of Key Companies 30

Chapter 4 Global Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Type 31
4.1 Overview 31
4.2 Criollo 32
4.2.1 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Criollo, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 32
4.3 Forestero 33
4.3.1 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Forestero, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 33
4.4 Trinitario 34
4.3.1 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Trinitario, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 34

Chapter 5 Global Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, Products 35
5.1 Overview 35
5.2 Cocoa Butter 36
5.2.1 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Cocoa Butter, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 36
5.3 Cocoa Powder 37
5.3.1 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Cocoa Powder, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 37
5.4 Cocoa Liquor 38
5.4.1 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Cocoa Liquor, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 38

Chapter 6 Global Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, Products 39
6.1 Overview 39
6.2 Chocolate 40
6.2.1 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Chocolate, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 40
6.3 Confectionary 41
6.3.1 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Confectionary, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 41
6.4 Food & Beverage 42
6.4.1 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Food & Beverage, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 42
6.5 Pharmaceuticals 43
6.5.1 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Pharmaceuticals, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 43
6.6 Cosmetics 44
6.6.1 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Cosmetics, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 44

Chapter 7 North America Cocoa Beans Market Analysis 45
7.1 Overview 45
7.1.1 North America Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 46
7.2 North America Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Type, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 47
7.2.1 SRC Analysis 47
7.3 North America Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Product, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 48
7.3.1 SRC Analysis 48
7.3 North America Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Application, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 49
7.3.1 SRC Analysis 49
7.4 North America Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Country, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 50
7.4.1 U.S. Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons)(US$ Mn) 50
7.4.1.1 Comparative Analysis of North America Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, By Country, 2013 – 2022, (US$ Mn) 50

Chapter 8 Europe Cocoa Beans Market Analysis 51
8.1 Overview 51
8.1.1 Europe Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 51
8.2 Europe Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Type, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 52
8.2.1 SRC Analysis 52
8.3 Europe Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Products, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 53
8.3.1 SRC Analysis 53
8.4 Europe Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Applications, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 53
8.4.1 SRC Analysis 53
8.5 Europe Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Region, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 54
8.5.1 EU(U.K., France, Germany) Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 54
8.5.1.1 Comparative Analysis of Europe Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, By Region, 2013 – 2022, (US$ Mn) 54

Chapter 9 Asia Pacific Cocoa Beans Market Analysis 55
9.1 Overview 55
9.1.1 Asia Pacific Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 55
9.2 Asia Pacific Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Type, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 56
9.2.1 SRC Analysis 56
9.3 Asia Pacific Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Products, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 57
9.3.1 SRC Analysis 57
9.4 Asia Pacific Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Applications, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 57
9.4.1 SRC Analysis 57
9.5 Asia Pacific Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Country, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 58
9.5.1 China Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 58
9.5.2 Indian Subcontinent Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 59
9.5.3 Japan Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 59
9.5.4 Comparative Analysis of Asia Pacific Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, By Region, 2013 – 2022, (US$ Mn) 60

Chapter 10 Middle East & Africa Cocoa Beans Market Analysis 61
10.1 Overview 61
10.1.1 Middle East & Africa Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 61
10.2 Middle East & Africa Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Type, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 62
10.2.1 SRC Analysis 62
10.3 Middle East & Africa Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Products, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 63
10.3.1 SRC Analysis 63
10.4 Middle East & Africa Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Applications, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 63
10.4.1 SRC Analysis 63
10.5 Middle East & Africa Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Country, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 64
10.5.1 South Africa Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 64
10.5.2 Saudi Arabia Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 64

Chapter 11 Latin America Cocoa Beans Analysis 65
11.1 Overview 65
11.1.1 Latin America Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 65
11.2 Latin America Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Type, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 66
11.2.1 SRC Analysis 66
11.3 Latin America Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Products, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 67
11.3.1 SRC Analysis 67
11.4 Latin America Cocoa Beans Market Analysis, By Applications, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 67
11.4.1 SRC Analysis 67

Chapter 12 Company Profiles 68
12.1 Bunge Limited 68
12.1.1 Bunge Limited : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 68
12.2 Barry Callebaut 69
12.2.1 Barry Callebaut: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 69
12.3 Cargill Incorporated 70
12.3.1 Cargill Incorporated : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 70
12.4 Cocoa Processing Co. Ltd. 71
12.4.1 Cocoa Processing Co. Ltd : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 71
12.5 Cemoi 72
12.5.1 Cemoi : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 72
12.6 Dutch Cocoa 73
12.6.1 Dutch Cocoa : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 73
12.7 Dandelion Chocolate 74
12.7.1 Dandelion Chocolate: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 74
12.8 Guittard Chocolate Company. 75
12.8.1 Guittard Chocolate Company : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 75
12.9 Euromar Commodities GmbH 76
12.9.1 Euromar Commodities GmbH : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 76
12.10 Indcre S.A. 76
12.9.1 Indcre S.A.: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 76
12.11 Nestle 76
12.9.1 Nestle : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 76
12.12 Olam International 76
12.9.1 Olam International : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 76

List of Figures

FIG. 1 Global Cocoa Beans: Market Segmentation 16
FIG. 2 Global Cocoa Beans Market: Research Methodology 17
FIG. 3 Global Cocoa Beans Market, By Type 2015 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 20
FIG. 4 Global Cocoa Beans Market, By Products, 2015 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 21
FIG. 5 Global Cocoa Beans Market, By Application, 2015 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 21
FIG. 6 Global Cocoa Beans Market, By Geography, 2015 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 22
FIG. 7 Global Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 23
FIG. 9 Attractive Investment Proposition 29
FIG. 10 Market Positioning of Key Cocoa Beans Companies , 2015 30
FIG. 11 Global Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, By Type, 2014 & 2022 (US$ Mn) 31
FIG. 12 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Criollo, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 32
FIG. 13 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Forestero, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 32
FIG. 14 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Trinitario, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 32
FIG. 15 Global Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, By Products, 2014 & 2022 (US$ Mn) 35
FIG. 16 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Cocoa Butter, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 36
FIG. 17 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Cocoa Powder, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 36
FIG. 18 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Cocoa Liquor, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 36
FIG. 19 Global Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, By Applications, 2014 & 2022 (US$ Mn) 37
FIG. 20 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Chocolate, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 38
FIG. 21 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Confectionary, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) ( (US$ Mn) 38
FIG. 22 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Food & Bveverage, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 39
FIG. 23 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Pharmaceuticals, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) ( (US$ Mn) 39
FIG. 24 Global Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue for Cosmetics, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) ( (US$ Mn) 40
FIG. 25 North America Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 40
FIG. 26 Comparative Analysis of North America Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, By Country, 2013 – 2022, (US$ Mn) 41
FIG. 27 Europe Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 42
FIG. 28 Comparative Analysis of Europe Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, By Region, 2013 – 2022, (US$ Mn) 43
FIG. 29 Asia Pacific Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 43
FIG. 30 Comparative Analysis of Asia Pacific Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, By Region, 2013 – 2022, (US$ Mn) 44
FIG. 31 Middle East & Africa Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 44
FIG. 32 Comparative Analysis of Middle East & Africa Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, By Country, 2013 – 2022, (US$ Mn) 45
FIG. 33 Latin America Cocoa Beans Market Volume and Revenue, 2013 – 2022, (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 45

List of Tables

TABLE 1 Market Snapshot: Global Cocoa Beans Market 19
TABLE 2 Impact Indicators 28
TABLE 3 Impact Analysis of Drivers and Restraints 28
TABLE 4 North America Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, By Type, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 40
TABLE 5 North America Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, By Products, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 41
TABLE 4 North America Cocoa Beans Market Revenue, By Applications, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 40
TABLE 6 Europe Cocoa Beans Market, By Type, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 44
TABLE 7 Europe Cocoa Beans Market, By Products, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 45
TABLE 8 Europe Cocoa Beans Market, By Applications, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 45
TABLE 9 Asia Pacific Cocoa Beans Market, By Type, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 48
TABLE 10 Asia Pacific Cocoa Beans Market, By Products, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 49
TABLE 11 Asia Pacific Cocoa Beans Market, By Applications, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 49
TABLE 12 Middle East & Africa Cocoa Beans Market, By Type, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 52
TABLE 13 Middle East & Africa Cocoa Beans Market, By Products, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 53
TABLE 14 Middle East & Africa Cocoa Beans Market, By Applications, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 53
TABLE 15 Latin America Cocoa Beans Market, By Type, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 56
TABLE 16 Latin America Cocoa Beans Market, By Products, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 57
TABLE 17 Latin America Cocoa Beans Market, By Applications, 2013 – 2022 (Kilo Tons) (US$ Mn) 57
TABLE 18 Bunge Limited.: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 58
TABLE 19 Barry Callebaut : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 60
TABLE 20 Cargill Incorporated: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 62
TABLE 21 Cocoa Processing Co. Ltd. : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 63
TABLE 22 Cemoi : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 65
TABLE 23 Dutch Cocoa: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 67
TABLE 24 Dandelion Chocolate: Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 69
TABLE 25 Guittard Chocolate Company : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 71
TABLE 26 Euromar Commodities GmbH : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 73
TABLE 27 Indcre S.A. : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 75
TABLE 28 Nestle : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 77
TABLE 29 Olam International : Company Snapshot (Company Details, Geographical Presence, Type Portfolio, Key Industries Served, SCOT Analysis, Recent Developments) 79

On the basis of type and functions, the cocoa beans market is categorized into following types:

  • Cocoa Butter
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Cocoa Liquor

Cocoa Beans Market

Based on product types, the cocoa beans market is segmented into cocoa butter, cocoa powder and cocoa liquor. Among these, cocoa butter accounted for major share of global cocoa beans market in 2015 and is anticipated to retain its position in the near future. Cocoa butter is extracted from whole cocoa beans which are fermented, roasted and further separated from their hulls. The cocoa beans consist of about 58% of cocoa butter residue. Cocoa butter is widely used in the chocolate, cosmetics and personal care products and the food industry. Hence, high demand is reported for cocoa butter from these industries, thereby boosting market growth of cocoa beans in the market. Cocoa powder accounted as the second largest market for cocoa beans in 2015. Cocoa powder is extracted from cocoa beans after cocoa butter is extracted from the cocoa beans. The cocoa press cake is broken down into small pieces which are then pulverized to form cocoa powder. Cocoa powder is widely used in the food & beverages industry and also in the pharmaceutical industry to give flavor to the products. Therefore, growing demand for cocoa powder from these industries are expected to fuel growth of global cocoa beans market. Cocoa liquor which is also known as chocolate liquor is an end-product of cocoa beans. It is produced from dried, fermented, roasted cocoa beans which are separated from skins. The beans are then ground into cocoa mass which is melted to form cocoa liquor. Chocolate and food & beverage industry are the major consumers of cocoa beans and are projected to boost market demand for cocoa beans during the forecast period.

On the basis of characteristics, the cocoa beans market is categorized into following types:

  • Criollo
  • Forastero
  • Trinitario

Cocoa Beans Market

Cocoa is a perennial cash crop and is grown in the tropical regions. The cocoa tree is cultivated mainly for its beans from which cocoa butter and cocoa powder are extracted. Cocoa is grown as an agricultural crop all year round in various countries worldwide. Cocoa beans which are extracted from the cocoa tree are highly used due to its aroma and nutrients present in them such as magnesium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, copper, phosphorus and vitamin B2 and B3 among others. Hence, cocoa trees are widely cultivated as high demand is reported for cocoa beans in the market. Based on type, the global cocoa market is segmented into Criollo, Forastero and Trinitario. Among these, Criollo accounted for major share of global cocoa seeds market in 2015 and is expected to increase in the near future. Criollo is the most sought and expensive bean among other types of beans cultivated and it turn red to red-orange color when mature. Criollo is mainly cultivated in Central America and the Caribbean. It is also known to be of best quality and aroma and hence, is used by wide range of end-user industries. Forestero is commonly grown but its flavor and aroma is said to be satisfactory as compared to Criollo. Trinitario is a hybrid of Criollo and forestero and is known to be second largest market for global cocoa beans market. Growing demand from the chocolate industries is driving the growth of cocoa beans in the market. Other industry such as food & beverages and confectionary products industry is also expected to boost high demand for cocoa beans in the market and is expected to rise in the near future.

On the basis of its application, the Cocoa Beans market is categorized into following segments:

  • Chocolate
  • Confectionary
  • Food & Beverages
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetics

Cocoa Beans Market

Based on applications, the global cocoa beans market was segmented into chocolate, confectionary, food & beverages, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Among these, chocolate accounted for major share of global cocoa beans market in 2015 and is anticipated to retain its position in the near future as cocoa bean is the basic raw material used for making chocolate. Raw chocolate consists of magnesium, and other essential minerals which include zinc, copper, iron, calcium, manganese and sulfur. It also consists of vitamins such gas B1, B2, B3, B5, B9 and E. All these nutrients are obtained from the cocoa bean which consists of carbohydrates, proteins, minerals, polyphenols and cocoa butter. Cocoa beans are a nutrient source which is used in a wide range of applications in the end-user industry. Among the end-user industries chocolate industry is the major consumer of cocoa beans. Therefore, high growth of cocoa beans is expected from the chocolate industry. Confectionary is the second largest application segment of cocoa beans and is expected to boost high demand for cocoa beans in the market. Variety of confectionary items such as cakes, ice-creams, etc makes use of cocoa beans for flavor and taste. Therefore, confectionary industry is also expected to contribute to the growth of global cocoa market in the near future. Cosmetics and personal care products industry is the third largest application segment of cocoa beans market and is expected to fuel high growth for cocoa beans during the forecast period. Other applications such as food & beverage and pharmaceuticals are also projected to boost high demand for cocoa beans during the forecast period from 2016 to 2022.

On the basis of geography, the global cocoa beans market is segmented into following categories,

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • France
    • Germany
    • UK
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Mexico
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Africa
    • Côte d'Ivoire
    • Ghana
    • Nigeria
    • Cameroon
    • Rest of Africa

Cocoa Beans Market

Europe accounted for major share of global cocoa beans market in 2015 and is expected to increase in the near future. Europe is the major consumer of cocoa beans in the world due to growing demand from the chocolate and cosmetics and personal care products industry. Cocoa beans are widely used in most of the end-user industries for various applications. It is used in the food industry as a flavoring agent and in the cosmetic industry due to its beneficial properties. Therefore, Europe dominated the global cocoa beans market in 2015 and is anticipated to retain its position in the near future. Growing demand for cocoa beans from the confectionary and food & beverage industry is anticipated to boost strong growth for cocoa beans in North America. North America followed Europe in terms of demand for cocoa beans and is expected to increase in the near future. Asia Pacific accounted as the third largest market for cocoa beans market and is anticipated to contribute to the growth of global cocoa beans market. Rising demand for cocoa beans from the food and pharmaceuticals industry in the regions is expected to drive the demand for cocoa beans in the region. Other regions such as Latin America and Africa are the major producers of cocoa beans and expected to boost market growth of cocoa beans during the forecast period from 2016 to 2022.

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