Sugar-Free Chocolate Market Research Report - Forecast to 2027

Sugar-Free Chocolate Market Information by Category (100% Sugar Free, No Added Sugar), by Main Ingredients (Cocoa beans, Sugar Substitute, Cocoa butter, fat & oil, Cocoa liquor and others), by Type (Dark, Milk, White), Distribution Channel (Non-Store Based, Store Based) and by Region - Forecast to 2027

ID: MRFR/F-B & N/1168-CR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 156 pages

Sugar-Free Chocolate Market Overview


Sugar-Free Chocolate Market is produced from cocoa powder, mixed Cocoa butter, and sugar. Sometimes sugar alternatives are used to sweeten the taste to produce a solid confectionery. There are different types of chocolates, and every chocolate is classified to the Cocoa proportion used in the making of chocolate. The ingredients on the chocolate must be visible according to government regulations. With changing lifestyles, people are adopting a healthy lifestyle and healthy foods.  Nowadays, healthy foods and beverages play a crucial role in consumers’ food choices.  These days sugar free products are trending due to many health problems and awareness. People have started trying sugar free chocolate and low- sugar free chocolates but not the expanse of taste. That is why the chocolate needs to be sweet even though it doesn’t use sugar.


The best sugar alternative that can sweeten the taste of chocolate is maltitol. It adds sweetness to chocolate in just half the calories. This can surely help chocolate addicts and consumers to reduce their sugar intake. Maltitol, when combined with Physico-chemical characteristics same as sucrose, and it makes it the best substitute for sugar in various application especially while making chocolate. And it can make chocolate sugar free and healthy. Sugar free chocolate is beneficial for diabetes patients who want to enjoy chocolates and as well as those who want to lose weight. For people who are trying to lose weight without giving up chocolate, sugar free chocolate is the best option. The Sugar-Free Chocolate Market is seeing rapid growth due to the increasing consumption of confectionery food items around the world. Sugar free chocolate shows that the product fewer grams of sugar per serving. Many people nowadays prefer sugar free chocolate. Many manufacturers are launching sugar free, organic, and non-GMO varieties due to growing demand.


According to the Sugar-Free Chocolate Market analysis, the market will be expected to grow at a rate of 6.85% in the forecast period. Chocolates are mostly consumed as a snack because they provide high energy. But People are becoming conscious of health, and it is boosting the Sugar-Free Chocolate Industry revenue. Apart from that launch of various sugar free chocolates in different flavors and attractive packaging is fueling the Sugar-Free Chocolate Market revenue.  In recent years people have inclined towards sugar free products due to rising health insurance problems such as diabetes, obesity, and heart diseases. According to the world health organization, since 1975, obesity has increased by 18%. And it has a positive impact on the sales of the sugar free market. The changing lifestyle of people due to the nutritional value of foods without sugar has increased the Sugar-Free Chocolate Market size.


Covid-19 Analysis


Almost all the countries around the world were affected by the coronavirus. The government in all countries imposed lockdown and social distancing guidelines to fight coronavirus. The virus has spread across the world, and as a result, it has become a problem for businesses. Due to the covid-19 pandemic, the businesses are affected highly. Lockdown and social distancing guidelines affected the businesses most. The Sugar-Free Chocolate Market was also affected due to the covid-19 outbreak as the production work at a halt due to shut-down. The shortage of laborers and social distancing guidelines was other reasons behind the production of sugar free chocolate. Due to the pandemic, people started eating healthy foods, and they mostly stayed inside. And it was a major reason behind the low demand for sugar free chocolate candy. Also, the financial crisis of people was another reason that affected the sugar free market size. But after Post covid-19 situation, the demand for healthy products will rise with the increasing awareness of people. Sugar free candy, gluten-free, sugar free chocolate cake, gluten free sugar free chocolate chip cookies, and sugar free chocolate syrup will have a huge demand because they offer fewer health risks.


Market Dynamics


The Sugar-Free Chocolate Market size has many factors that boost the demand of the market, and they are called market drivers, but due to the presence of market restraints, it is hampering the Sugar-Free Chocolate Market size growth.


Market Drivers


One of the major drivers of the Sugar-Free Chocolate Market is the high demand for sugar free products. Healthy and tasty foods continue to gain popularity, and it is impacting the Consumer lifestyle, purchasing habits, and taste. Rising demand towards alternative sweeteners and raising awareness about the benefits of natural benefits of sweeteners such as erythritol, maltitol, and stevia is boosting the dietary chocolate products market. Additionally, the growing demand for sugar free foods and low-calorie foods in consumers involving in a workout or other physical activities is another factor driving the dietary chocolate products market.  And it is driving the manufacturers to manufacture more of these products. Increasing health problems of people such as diabetes, obesity, and heart diseases are increasing the demand for sugar free products.  The world health organization, the U.S. dietary guidelines advisory committee have advised people to limit their sugar intake. Growing initiatives by such big organizations and a rising number of chocolate companies are focusing on producing sugar free products is another factor driving the Sugar-Free Chocolate Market.  Rising economic conditions of people with increasing per capita income are driving the demand if sugar free chocolates globally.


Market Opportunities


Due to the covid-19 pandemic, people are becoming more health-conscious than ever. And due to this, the demand for sugar free products such as sugar free chocolate, and sugar free chocolate chip cookies, and gluten-free products are rising. Diseases like diabetes and obesity that can happen due to high sugar intake are expected to bring opportunities for the sugar free market.


Market Restraints


One of the major restraints in the Sugar-Free Chocolate Market is the declining production of cocoa. The fewer Cocoa plants are a major threat to the sugar free chocolate industry.  Apart from that, high-cost raw materials or the ingredients to manufacture sugar free chocolate has been key restraints in the production of sugar free chocolate. At times unfavorable weather conditions can be a major problem for the Sugar-Free Chocolate Market.


Market Challenges


High investment is required to make sugar free chocolate, and it includes high-cost raw materials. As a result, the manufacturers are not focusing on the production of sugar free chocolates. In underdeveloped areas, it has become a major problem to get all the raw materials and invest highly to make sugar free chocolate; as a result, it has become a challenge for the Sugar-Free Chocolate Market.


Cumulative Growth Analysis


The demand for the Sugar-Free Chocolate Market is rising every day, and it is excepted to rise even more in the future owing to the adoption of sugar free chocolate due to various health problems. The market will be expected to grow at a rate of 6.85% in the forecast period and cross $5831 million due to the high demand of the food industry.


Market Segmentation


The sugar free market is segmented on the basis of category, ingredients, and type.


By category- On the basis of category, the Sugar-Free Chocolate Market is divided into 100% sugar free, no added sugar. And among them, 100% sugar free segment has the highest Sugar-Free Chocolate Market share.


By ingredients- By ingredients, the Sugar-Free Chocolate Industry is divided into Cocoa beans, Cocoa butter, sugar substitute, fat & oil, Cocoa liquor, and others. Cocoa beans will dominate the market in the forecast period.


By type- On the basis of type, the market is divided into milk, dark, white. Dark chocolate is expected to dominate the market in the forecast period.


Regional Analysis


The major regions in the Sugar-Free Chocolate Market are North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the rest of the world. Europe holds the highest Sugar-Free Chocolate Market share in the market, and it will grow at a CAGR of 6.81% in the forecast period due to the presence of the largest chocolate processing and manufacturing market in this region.  Switzerland and Germany have the highest demand for sugar free chocolate, and they have a high demand for dark chocolates mostly. There are many well-established players available in this region who will boost the market growth in this region. The Asia Pacific is the fastest-growing region due to rapid urbanization and the high demand for sugar free chocolate. The market in the Asia Pacific will grow rapidly in the forecast period. North America will also see substantial growth due to the increasing demand for sugar free products.


Competitive Landscape


The major key players in the Sugar-Free Chocolate Market are:



  • Hershey (U.S.),

  • Godiva Chocolatier (U.S.),

  • Lindt & Sprüngli (France),

  • Russell Stover (U.S.),

  • Ghirardelli Chocolate Company (U.S.),

  • Thin (U.S.),

  • Guilin (Belgium)


Recent Developments



  • In 2019 July, Nestle SA launched a zero sugar variant of KitKat in Japan.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


Sugar-free chocolate market valuation would be USD 5842.04 million by 2027.

Sugar-free chocolate market CAGR would be 6.85% during the forecast period.

Europe would dominate the sugar-free chocolate market.

The APAC region would be the fastest-growing in the sugar-free chocolate market.

The players involved in the sugar-free chocolate market are Godiva Chocolatier (U.S.), Lindt & Sprüngli (France), Thin (U.S.), Hershey (U.S.), Ghirardelli Chocolate Company (U.S.), Russell Stover (U.S.), and Guilin (Belgium).

1 Report Prologue

2 Introduction

2.1 Definition 16

2.1.1 Chocolate 16

2.1.2 Sugar-free Chocolate 16

2.2 Scope of the Study 17

2.2.1 Research Methodology 17

2.3 Assumptions 17

2.4 Limitations 17

2.5 Market Structure 18

3 Research Methodology

3.1 Research Process 19

3.2 Research Process of MRFR 20

3.3 Primary Research 20

3.4 Secondary Research 22

3.5 Forecast Model 23

4 Premium Insights

4.1 Global Sugar free chocolate Market: Market Mapping & Research Methodology 24

4.2 Market Overview: Global Sugar free chocolate Market 25

4.3 Industry Trends and Market Environment: Global Sugar free chocolate Market 25

5 Market Dynamics

5.1 Introduction 27

5.2 Drivers 28

5.2.1 Increasing demand for sugar free convenience food 28

5.2.1.1 Increasing Disposable Incomes 28

5.2.1.2 Growing Working Women Population 29

5.2.1.3 Strong Performance Of Retail Sector 29

5.2.1.4 Easier availability and efficiency in production 30

5.2.2 Growing consumer awareness 31

5.2.3 Premium chocolate bars, and innovative chocolate products that use combinations of premium or healthy ingredients. 31

5.2.4 Dark chocolates as stress buster: 32

5.3 Restraints 33

5.3.1 Rising cocoa bean prices 33

5.3.2 Gap Between Consumption And Production Of Cocoa Bean 33

5.3.3 Functional defaults 34

5.4 Opportunity 34

5.4.1 Advertising will spur the sales of sugar-free chocolate 34

5.4.2 Innovations and new product developments out of growing health concerns 35

5.4.3 Increasing disposable income especially in developing countries 35

5.4.4 Coconut oil enriched chocolate to help fight diabetes 36

5.5 Challenges 36

5.5.1 Sugar Free Side Effects 36

5.5.1.1 Maltitol Side Effects 37

6 Mega Trends

6.1 Sugar free chocolate will fuel next wave of growth 38

6.2 Trade (Import-export) Analysis 38

6.3 Innovations in Process/Application 40

6.4 Macroeconomic indicators analysis 42

6.5 Patent Analysis 43

7 Market Factor Analysis

7.1 Introduction 48

7.2 Value Chain Analysis 48

7.3 Supply Chain analysis 49

7.4 Porter's Five Forces 50

7.4.1 Porter's 5 Forces Analysis: Sugar free chocolate 51

7.4.2 Threat of New Entrants 52

7.4.3 Threat of Substitutes 52

7.4.4 Bargaining Power of Buyers 53

7.4.5 Bargaining Power of Suppliers 53

7.4.6 Intensity of Rivalry 54

8 Market Analysis

8.1 Introduction 55

9 Global Sugar Free Chocolate Market, By Main Ingredients

9.1 Global Sugar free chocolate Market Segmentation, By Main ingredients 57

10 Global Sugar free chocolate Market, By Type 64

10 Global Sugar free chocolate Market, By Type

11 Global Sugar free chocolate Market, By Distribution Channel

11.1 Global Sugar free chocolate Market- By Distributional Channel Segmentation 69

12 Global Sugar free chocolate Market, By Category

12.1 Global Sugar free chocolate Market- By Category 74

13 Global Sugar free chocolate Market, By Region

13.1 Global Sugar Free Chocolate Market, By Region 78

14 North America Sugar free chocolate Market Analysis

14.1 North America Sugar free chocolate Market, By Country 80

14.2 U.S. 81

14.3 Canada 84

14.4 Mexico 88

15 Europe Sugar free chocolate Market Analysis

15.1 Europe Sugar free chocolate Market, By Country 92

15.2 France 93

15.3 Germany 96

15.4 U.K 99

15.5 Italy 102

15.6 Rest of Europe 105

16 Asia Pacific Sugar free chocolate Market Analysis

16.1 Asia Pacific Sugar free chocolate Market, By Country 109

16.2 China 110

16.3 India 113

16.4 Thailand 116

16.5 Japan 119

16.6 Rest of Asia Pacific 122

17 Rest of the World Sugar Free Chocolate Market Analysis

17.1 ROW Sugar free chocolate Market, By Country 125

17.2 Latin America 126

17.3 Middle East 129

17.4 Others 132

18 Major Manufacturers Analysis of Sugar free chocolate

18.1 Hershey (U.S.) 135

18.1.1 Overview 135

18.1.2 Product and Specifications 136

18.1.3 Key development 136

18.1.4 Business strategy 137

18.1.5 SWOT Analysis 137

18.2 Godiva Chocolatier (U.S.) 138

18.2.1 Overview 138

18.2.2 Company Snapshot 138

18.2.3 Product and Specifications 139

18.2.1 Key development 139

18.2.2 Business strategy 140

18.2.3 SWOT Analysis 140

18.3 Lindt & Sprüngli (France) 141

18.3.1 Company Profile 141

18.3.2 SWOT Analysis 142

18.3.3 Business strategy 142

18.4 Russell stover (U.S.) 143

18.4.1 Company Profile 143

18.4.2 Product and Specifications 144

18.4.3 Key developments 146

18.4.4 Business strategy 146

18.5 Ghirardelli Chocolate Company (U.S.) 148

18.5.1 Company Overview 148

18.5.2 Company Snapshot 148

18.5.3 Product and Specifications 149

18.5.4 Key developments 149

18.5.5 Business strategy 149

18.6 Think Thin (U.S.) 150

18.6.1 Company Overview 150

18.6.2 Company Snapshot 150

18.6.3 Product & Specification 151

18.6.4 Key developments 152

18.6.5 Business strategy 152

18.7 Guilin (Belgium) 153

18.7.1 Company Profile 153

18.7.2 Product and Specifications 154

18.7.3 Key developments 154

18.7.4 Business Strategy 154

19 Competitive Landscape

20 List of Tables

TABLE 1 FORECAST REAL GDP GROWTH (PER ANNUM) 29

TABLE 2 TOP TEN IMPORTING COUNTRIES OF SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE (2020)- USD THOUSAND 38

TABLE 3 TOP TEN EXPORTING COUNTRIES OF SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE (2020)- USD THOUSAND 39

TABLE 4 THE CRITICAL ACTORS AND THEIR ROLES AND FUNCTIONS IN THE COCOA INNOVATION SYSTEM 40

TABLE 5 PESTLE ANALYSIS: U.S. 42

TABLE 6 PATENTS 43

TABLE 7 PESTLE ANALYSIS: CANADA 44

TABLE 8 PESTLE ANALYSIS: MEXICO 45

TABLE 9 PESTLE ANALYSIS: SWITZERLAND 46

TABLE 10 PESTLE ANALYSIS: BELGIUM 47

TABLE 11 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 58

TABLE 12 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 58

TABLE 13 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY COCOA BEANS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 59

TABLE 14 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY COCOA BEANS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 59

TABLE 15 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY SUGAR SUBSTITUTE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 60

TABLE 16 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY SUGAR SUBSTITUTE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 60

TABLE 17 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY COCOA BUTTER, FAT & OIL (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 61

TABLE 18 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY COCOA BUTTER, FAT & OIL (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 61

TABLE 19 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY COCOA LIQUOR (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 62

TABLE 20 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 62

TABLE 21 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY OTHERS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 63

TABLE 22 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY OTHERS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 63

TABLE 23 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 64

TABLE 24 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 65

TABLE 25 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DARK (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 65

TABLE 26 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DARK (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 66

TABLE 27 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MILK (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 66

TABLE 28 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MILK (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 67

TABLE 29 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY WHITE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 67

TABLE 30 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY WHITE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 68

TABLE 31 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 70

TABLE 32 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 70

TABLE 33 NORTH AMERICA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 70

TABLE 34 NORTH AMERICA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 71

TABLE 35 EUROPE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 71

TABLE 36 EUROPE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 71

TABLE 37 ASIA-PACIFIC SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 72

TABLE 38 ASIA-PACIFIC SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 72

TABLE 39 ROW SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 73

TABLE 40 ROW SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 73

TABLE 41 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 75

TABLE 42 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 75

TABLE 43 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY 100% SUGAR FREE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 75

TABLE 44 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY 100% SUGAR FREE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 76

TABLE 45 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY NO ADDED SUGAR (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 76

TABLE 46 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY NO ADDED SUGAR (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 77

TABLE 47 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET (2020-2027), USD MILLION 78

TABLE 48 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET (2020-2027), USD MILLION 79

TABLE 49 NORTH AMERICA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, VALUE (2020-2027), USD MILLION 80

TABLE 50 NORTH AMERICA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, VALUE (2021-2027), USD MILLION 80

TABLE 51 U.S. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 81

TABLE 52 U.S. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 81

TABLE 53 U.S. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 82

TABLE 54 U.S. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 82

TABLE 55 U.S. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 82

TABLE 56 U.S. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 83

TABLE 57 U.S. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 83

TABLE 58 U.S. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 83

TABLE 59 CANADA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 84

TABLE 60 CANADA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 84

TABLE 61 CANADA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 85

TABLE 62 CANADA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 85

TABLE 63 CANADA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 86

TABLE 64 CANADA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 86

TABLE 65 CANADA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 86

TABLE 66 CANADA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 87

TABLE 67 MEXICO SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 88

TABLE 68 MEXICO SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 88

TABLE 69 MEXICO SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 89

TABLE 70 MEXICO SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 89

TABLE 71 MEXICO SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 89

TABLE 72 MEXICO SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 90

TABLE 73 MEXICO SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 90

TABLE 74 MEXICO SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 91

TABLE 75 EUROPE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, VALUE (2020-2027), USD MILLION 92

TABLE 76 EUROPE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, VALUE (2021-2027), USD MILLION 92

TABLE 77 FRANCE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 93

TABLE 78 FRANCE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 93

TABLE 79 FRANCE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 94

TABLE 80 FRANCE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 94

TABLE 81 FRANCE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 94

TABLE 82 FRANCE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 95

TABLE 83 FRANCE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 95

TABLE 84 FRANCE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 95

TABLE 85 GERMANY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 96

TABLE 86 GERMANY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 96

TABLE 87 GERMANY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 97

TABLE 88 GERMANY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 97

TABLE 89 GERMANY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 97

TABLE 90 GERMANY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 98

TABLE 91 GERMANY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 98

TABLE 92 GERMANY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 98

TABLE 93 U.K. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 99

TABLE 94 U.K. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 99

TABLE 95 U.K. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 100

TABLE 96 U.K. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 100

TABLE 97 U.K. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 100

TABLE 98 U.K. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 101

TABLE 99 U.K. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 101

TABLE 100 U.K. SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 101

TABLE 101 ITALY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 102

TABLE 102 ITALY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 102

TABLE 103 ITALY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 103

TABLE 104 ITALY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 103

TABLE 105 ITALY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 103

TABLE 106 ITALY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 104

TABLE 107 ITALY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 104

TABLE 108 ITALY SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 104

TABLE 109 REST OF EUROPE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 105

TABLE 110 REST OF EUROPE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 105

TABLE 111 REST OF EUROPE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 106

TABLE 112 REST OF EUROPE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 106

TABLE 113 REST OF EUROPE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 106

TABLE 114 REST OF EUROPE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 107

TABLE 115 REST OF EUROPE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 107

TABLE 116 REST OF EUROPE SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 108

TABLE 117 ASIA PACIFIC SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, VALUE (2010-2017), USD MILLION 109

TABLE 118 ASIA PACIFIC SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, VALUE (2020-2027), USD MILLION 109

TABLE 119 CHINA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 110

TABLE 120 CHINA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 110

TABLE 121 CHINA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 111

TABLE 122 CHINA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 111

TABLE 123 CHINA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 111

TABLE 124 CHINA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 112

TABLE 125 CHINA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 112

TABLE 126 CHINA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 112

TABLE 127 INDIA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 113

TABLE 128 INDIA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 113

TABLE 129 INDIA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 114

TABLE 130 INDIA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 114

TABLE 131 INDIA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 114

TABLE 132 INDIA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 115

TABLE 133 INDIA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 115

TABLE 134 INDIA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 115

TABLE 135 THAILAND SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 116

TABLE 136 THAILAND SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 116

TABLE 137 THAILAND SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 117

TABLE 138 THAILAND SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 117

TABLE 139 THAILAND SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 117

TABLE 140 THAILAND SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 118

TABLE 141 THAILAND SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 118

TABLE 142 THAILAND SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 118

TABLE 143 JAPAN SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 119

TABLE 144 JAPAN SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 119

TABLE 145 JAPAN SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 120

TABLE 146 JAPAN SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 120

TABLE 147 JAPAN SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 120

TABLE 148 JAPAN SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 121

TABLE 149 JAPAN SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 121

TABLE 150 JAPAN SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 121

TABLE 151 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 122

TABLE 152 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 122

TABLE 153 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 123

TABLE 154 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 123

TABLE 155 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 123

TABLE 156 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 124

TABLE 157 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 124

TABLE 158 REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 124

TABLE 159 ROW SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, VALUE (2020-2027), USD MILLION 125

TABLE 160 ROW SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, VALUE (2021-2027), USD MILLION 125

TABLE 161 LATIN AMERICA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 126

TABLE 162 LATIN AMERICA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 126

TABLE 163 LATIN AMERICA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 127

TABLE 164 LATIN AMERICA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 127

TABLE 165 LATIN AMERICA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 127

TABLE 166 LATIN AMERICA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 128

TABLE 167 LATIN AMERICA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 128

TABLE 168 LATIN AMERICA SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 128

TABLE 169 MIDDLE EAST SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 129

TABLE 170 MIDDLE EAST SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 129

TABLE 171 MIDDLE EAST SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 130

TABLE 172 MIDDLE EAST SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 130

TABLE 173 MIDDLE EAST SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 130

TABLE 174 MIDDLE EAST SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 131

TABLE 175 MIDDLE EAST SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 131

TABLE 176 MIDDLE EAST SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 131

TABLE 177 OTHERS SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 132

TABLE 178 OTHERS SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 132

TABLE 179 OTHERS SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 133

TABLE 180 OTHERS SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 133

TABLE 181 OTHERS SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 133

TABLE 182 OTHERS SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY CATEGORY (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 134

TABLE 183 OTHERS SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 134

TABLE 184 OTHERS SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS (2020-2027), (USD MILLION) 134

TABLE 185 PRODUCT OVERVIEW 136

TABLE 186 PRODUCT OVERVIEW 139

TABLE 187 KEY DEVELOPMENT 139


TABLE 188 PRODUCT OVERVIEW 144

TABLE 189 GHIRARDELLI CHOCOLATE COMPANY., SNAPSHOT 148

TABLE 190 PRODUCT OVERVIEW 149

TABLE 191 PRODUCT OVERVIEW 151

TABLE 192 PRODUCT OVERVIEW 154

21 List of Figures

FIGURE 1 PRIMARY RESEARCH PROCESS 21

FIGURE 2 SECONDARY RESEARCH PROCESS: TOP DOWN & BOTTOM UP APPROACH 22

FIGURE 3 FORECAST MODEL 23

FIGURE 4 MARKET SEGMENTATION: GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET 25

FIGURE 5 PRODUCT LIFECYLE: GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET 25

FIGURE 6 PRODUCT LIFECYLE: GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY REGION 26

FIGURE 7 DRIVERS & RESTRAINTS IMPACT ANALYSIS OF SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE 27

FIGURE 8 TREND IN COCOA PRICES 33

FIGURE 9 GLOBAL CHOCOLATE CONSUMPTION AND COCOA PRODUCTION GAP 33

FIGURE 10 TABLE 2 TOP TEN EXPORTING COUNTRIES OF SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE (2020)- USD 1000 39

FIGURE 11 GLOBAL EXPORT CHOCOLATE BY VALUE- USD THOUSAND 40

FIGURE 12 DIAGRAM OF THE COCOA INNOVATION SYSTEM 41

FIGURE 13 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS OF GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET 48

FIGURE 14 SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS OF GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET 49

FIGURE 15 PORTER'S 5 FORCES ANALYSIS OF GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET 51

FIGURE 16 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY MAIN INGREDIENTS 57

FIGURE 17 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY TYPE 64

FIGURE 18 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL 69

FIGURE 19 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET- BY CATEGORY 74

FIGURE 20 GLOBAL SUGAR FREE CHOCOLATE MARKET, BY REGION 78

FIGURE 21 HERSHEY: SNAPSHOT 135

FIGURE 22 HERSHEY SWOT ANALYSIS 137

FIGURE 23 GODIVA CHOCOLATIER, INC COMPANY SNAPSHOT 138

FIGURE 24 GODIVA CHOCOLATIER, INC. SWOT 140

FIGURE 25 LINDT & SPRUNGLI SAS INFORMATION 141

FIGURE 26 RUSSELL STOVER COMPANY SNAPSHOT 143

FIGURE 27 RUSSELL STOVER SWOT 147

FIGURE 28 SAN FRANCISCO SALT COMPANY SNAPSHOT 150

FIGURE 29 GUILIN SNAPSHOT 153

FIGURE 30 MAJOR PLAYER MARKET DEVELOPMENT SHARE 2020-2027 155

FIGURE 31 MAJOR PLAYER MARKET DEVELOPMENT SHARE OF THE KEY PLAYERS 2020-2027 156