UAE Chocolate Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019

  • ID: 2931901
  • Report
  • Region: United Arab Emirates
  • 114 pages
  • TechSci Research
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UAE Chocolate Market to Exhibit Growth at 6.09% CAGR during 2014-19, Says New Report

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Best Foods
  • Cadbury Middle East FZE
  • Ferrero SpA
  • IFFCO
  • Le Chocolat L.L.C
  • Lindt & Sprungli Group
  • MORE
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE), being largely unorganized and fragmented chocolate market, is offering immense opportunities for growth to domestic as well as international chocolate players. The country has been witnessing significant increase in demand for chocolates, especially during festive seasons. Consumers in the UAE prefer gifting premium boxed chocolates available in varied shapes and sizes in attractive packaging over traditional sweets. Due to busier life schedule and intake of high-fat content food, the country is also witnessing significant increase in the number of diabetic and obese patients. Such consumers are demanding for sugar-free chocolates that are manufactured using low-fat, organic ingredients. Considering the growing domestic demand for chocolates and limited manufacturing base, the UAE imports a large volume of chocolates from countries like the US, the UK, France, Germany, Canada, etc. To address the rising chocolate demand in the country, leading chocolate companies are offering their products through various points of sale like hypermarkets, supermarkets, and convenience stores. Many domestic players are also establishing exclusive chocolate boutiques to offer customized chocolate assortments mainly to elite and upper middle class consumers in country.

According to “UAE Chocolate Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019”, the chocolate market in the UAE is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 6.09% during 2014-19 in value terms. The chocolate market in the UAE has been categorized into countlines, molded bars, and boxed chocolates, with countline segment expected to continue its market dominance through 2019. Boxed chocolate assortment segment is expected to increase at a faster pace as consumers, especially the elite class, prefer these premium chocolates offered by leading international brands. Mars GCC is the leading chocolate company in the UAE holding the largest market share in value terms through the forecast period. The company is projected to continue dominating the market through 2019. Other major players operating in the UAE chocolate market include Nestle Middle East FZE, Cadbury Middle East FZE, Ferrero SpA, and Lindt & Sprungli Group among others. However, rising prices of raw materials, mainly cocoa and sugar, is posing a major challenge to chocolate companies in the country. The price increase is affecting the profit margins of various chocolate players are declining. “UAE Chocolate Market Opportunities & Forecast 2019” elaborates the following aspects related to chocolate market expansion in the UAE:

- UAE Chocolate Market Size, Share & Forecast
- Segmental Analysis – Countlines, Boxed Chocolates and Molded Chocolate Bars
- Policy & Regulatory Landscape
- Changing Market Trends & Emerging Opportunities
- Competitive Landscape & Strategic Recommendations

Why You Should Buy This Report?

- To gain an in-depth understanding of chocolate Market in the UAE
- To identify on-going trends and anticipated growth in the coming years
- To help industry consultants, distributors and dealers align their market-centric strategies
- To obtain research based business decision and add weight to presentations and marketing materials
- To gain competitive knowledge of leading players
- To avail 10% customization in the report without any extra charges and get the research data or trends added in the report as per the buyer’s specific needs

Report Methodology

The information contained in this report is based upon both primary and secondary sources. Primary research included interviews with chocolate producers and industry experts. Secondary research included an exhaustive search of relevant publications like company annual reports, financial reports, and proprietary databases.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Best Foods
  • Cadbury Middle East FZE
  • Ferrero SpA
  • IFFCO
  • Le Chocolat L.L.C
  • Lindt & Sprungli Group
  • MORE
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1. Research Methodology
2. Analyst View
3. Global Chocolate Market Overview
4. UAE Chocolate Market Outlook
4.1. Market Size & Forecast
4.1.1. By Value
4.2. Market Share & Forecast
4.2.1. By Type
4.2.2. By Region
4.2.3. By Age Group
4.2.4. By Point of Sale
4.2.5. By Company
5. UAE Countline Chocolate Market Outlook
5.1. Market Size & Forecast
5.1.1. By Value
5.2. Target Market Analysis
5.3. Price Point Analysis
6. UAE Molded Chocolate Bar Market Outlook
6.1. Market Size & Forecast
6.1.1. By Value
6.2. Target Market Analysis
6.3. Price Point Analysis
7. UAE Boxed Chocolate Market Outlook
7.1. Market Size & Forecast
7.1.1. By Value
7.2. Target Market Analysis
7.3. Price Point Analysis
8. Supply Chain Analysis
9. Market Dynamics
9.1. Drivers
9.2. Challenges
10. Market Trends & Developments
10.1. Private Labeling
10.2. Sugar Free Chocolates
10.3. Attractive Packaging
10.4. Demand for Premium Chocolates
11. Policy & Regulatory Landscape
12. UAE Chocolate Market Import & Export Analysis
13. UAE Economic Profile
14. Comparative Landscape
15. Company Profiles
15.1. Mars GCC
15.2. Ferrero SpA
15.3. Nestle Middle East FZE
15.4. Cadbury Middle East FZE
15.5. IFFCO
15.6. Best Foods
15.7. Le Chocolat L.L.C
15.8. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
15.9. Notions Group
15.10. Lindt & Sprungli Group
16. Strategic Recommendations
17. Annexure
17.1. Questionnaire

List of Figures

Figure 1: Global Chocolate Market Size, By Value, 2009-2013E (USD Billion)
Figure 2: UAE Chocolate Market Size, By Value, 2009-2013E (USD Million)
Figure 3: UAE Food Consumption Share within GCC, 2011, 2013 & 2015F
Figure 4: UAE Chocolate Market Share, By Type, By Value, 2013
Figure 5: UAE Chocolate Market Share, By Type, By Value, 2019F
Figure 6: UAE Chocolate Market Share, By Region, By Volume, 2013 & 2019F
Figure 7: UAE Chocolate Market Share, By Age Group, By Volume, 2013
Figure 8: UAE Chocolate Market Share, By Age Group, By Volume, 2019F
Figure 9: UAE Population Share, By Age Group, 2012
Figure 10: UAE Chocolate Market Share, By Point of Sale, By Volume, 2013
Figure 11: UAE Chocolate Market Share, By Point of Sale, By Volume, 2019F
Figure 12: UAE Online Retail Sales Share in Overall Retail Sales, By Value 2013 & 2018F
Figure 13: UAE Chocolate Market Share, By Company, By Value, 2013
Figure 14: UAE Chocolate Market Share, By Company, By Value, 2019F
Figure 15: UAE Countline Chocolate Market Size, By Value, 2009-19F (USD Million)
Figure 16: UAE molded Chocolate Bars Market Size, By Value, 2009-19F (USD Million)
Figure 17: UAE Boxed Chocolate Market Size, By Value, 2009-19F (USD Million)
Figure 18: UAE Chocolate Supply Chain, By Profit Margin
Figure 19: Cocoa Imports in UAE, By Volume, 2009-12 (Tons)
Figure 20: Cocoa Exports from UAE, By Volume, 2009-12 (Tons)
Figure 21: Global Cocoa Prices, 2010-14 (USD per Metric Ton)
Figure 22: UAE Sugar Imports, By Volume, 2009-12 (Tons)
Figure 23: UAE Sugar Exports, By Volume, 2009-12 (Tons)
Figure 24: Production of Cocoa Beans in Africa, By Volume 2011-12 (Thousand Tons)
Figure 25: Production of Cocoa Beans in America, 2011-12 (Thousand Tons)
Figure 26: Production of Cocoa Beans in Asia & Oceania, 2011-12 (Thousand Tons)
Figure 27: UAE Population Share, By Age Group, 2013
Figure 28: UAE Consumer Expenditure on Food, 2010-2014 (USD Million)
Figure 29: UAE Annual Disposable Income, 2010-2014 (USD Million)
Figure 30: UAE Online Retail Sales, By Value, 2010-2012 (USD Million)
Figure 31: UAE Retail Sales, By Value, 2006-2010 (USD Billion)
Figure 32: Number of Hotels in UAE, 2009-2012
Figure 33: Diabetes Prevalence in UAE, By Age Group (20-79 Years), 2011
Figure 34: Child Obesity in UAE, By Age Group, 2011
Figure 35: Cocoa Beans Monthly Price Increase, 2014 (USD per Metric Ton)
Figure 36: UAE Chocolate Market Imports, By Value, 2010-2012 (USD Thousand)
Figure 37: UAE Chocolate Market Import, By Volume, 2010-2012 (Tons)
Figure 38: UAE Chocolate Market Exports, By Value, 2010-2012 (USD Thousand)
Figure 39: UAE Chocolate Market Exports, By Volume, 2010-2012 (Tons)
Figure 40: Mars GCC UAE Plant Details, 2010
Figure 41: SWOT Analysis, Mars GCC
Figure 42: Ferrero Product Range, 2014
Figure 43: SWOT Analysis, Ferrero
Figure 44: SWOT Analysis, Nestle Middle East FZE
Figure 45: SWOT Analysis, Cadbury Middle East FZE
Figure 46: SWOT Analysis, IFFCO Group
Figure 47: SWOT Analysis, Best Foods
Figure 48: SWOT Analysis, Le Chocolate
Figure 49: SWOT Analysis, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Figure 50: Notions Group Product Range in UAE 2014
Figure 51: SWOT Analysis, Notions Group
Figure 52: SWOT Analysis, Lindt & Sprungli Group

List of Tables

Table 1: UAE Countline Chocolate Target Market Analysis, By Company, 2014
Table 2: UAE Countline Chocolate Average Prices, By Company, 2014 (USD per Kg)
Table 3: Nestle Middle East Average Milk based Chocolate Prices, 2014 (USD per Kg
Table 4: Mars GCC Average Chocolate Prices, 2014 (USD per Kg)
Table 5: Ferrero Average Chocolate Price, 2014 (USD per Kg)
Table 6: Lindt Average Chocolate Price, 2014 (USD per Kg)
Table 7: UAE Molded Chocolate Bars Target Market Analysis, By Company, 2014
Table 8: UAE Molded Chocolate Bars Average Price, By Company, 2014 (USD per Kg)
Table 9: Mars Average Chocolate Price, By Type 2014 (USD per Kg)
Table 10: Lindt Average Chocolate Price, By Type, 2013 (USD per Kg)
Table 11: Ferrero Average Chocolate Price, By Type, 2013 (USD per Kg)
Table 12: Cadbury Average Chocolate Price, By Type, 2013 (USD per Kg)
Table 13: UAE Boxed Chocolate Target Market Analysis, By Company, 2014
Table 14: UAE Boxed Chocolate Bars Average Price, By Company, 2014 (USD per Kg)
Table 15: Best Foods Average Chocolate Price, By Type, 2014 (USD per Kg)
Table 16: Lindt Average Chocolate Price, By Type, 2014 (USD per Kg)
Table 17: Mars Average Chocolate Price, By Type, 2014 (USD per Kg)
Table 18: RMCF Average Chocolate Price, By Type, 2014 (USD per Kg)
Table 19: Le Chocolat Average Chocolate Price, By Company, 2014 (USD per Kg)
Table 20: Cadbury Average Chocolate Price, By Type, 2014 (USD per Kg)
Table 21: Notions Average Chocolate Price, By Type, 2014 (USD per Kg)
Table 22: UAE Chocolate Manufacturers Details, By Products, Manufacturing Units, By Production Capacity
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Best Foods
  • Cadbury Middle East FZE
  • Ferrero SpA
  • IFFCO
  • Le Chocolat L.L.C
  • Lindt & Sprungli Group
  • MORE
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The country is emerging as a lucrative market for international chocolate companies due to rising consumption of countlines and boxed chocolates

According to a recently published report by TechSci Research “UAE Chocolate Market Opportunities & Forecast 2019”, the UAE chocolate market is projected to register a CAGR of around 6.09% during 2014-19, in revenue terms. The UAE chocolate market is emerging as one of the most potential markets across the globe due to growing number of international chocolate companies along with domestic players, changing taste and preferences of consumers in the UAE, changing consumption patterns, rise in disposable income, etc. The availability of chocolates is gradually increasing due to rise in the number of retail and distribution stores in the country. Due to busier life schedule and intake of high-fat content food, the country is also witnessing significant increase in the number of diabetic and obese patients. Such consumers are demanding for sugar-free chocolates that are manufactured using low-fat, organic ingredients.

The report reveals that Mars GCC, Nestle Middle East FZE, Cadbury Middle East FZE and Lindt & Sprungli Group are the major chocolate companies operating in the UAE. These players are offering their chocolate products to consumers through hypermarkets, supermarkets, and convenience stores. Since many consumers in the UAE prefer private labeled chocolates, some of the domestic companies are even offering their chocolate offerings under private labels at comparatively lower prices, while some branded players are setting up high-end boutiques to address premium chocolate demand among the high income group in the country.

“The UAE chocolate market is governed by various international, domestic and private label players, offering diverse chocolates to address the demand for various consumer segments in the country. With rising number of diabetics in the country, the demand for dark chocolates has spiked in the UAE. Due to significant growth in the purchasing power of consumers and rising culture of gifting chocolates, sales of premium boxed chocolates available in varied shapes and attractive packaging are expected to grow in the coming years.” Said Mr. Karan Chechi, Research Director with TechSci Research a research based global management consulting firm.

“Considering the growth opportunities existing in regions like Dubai and Abu Dhabi and low entry barriers to the industry, a number of new entrants are expected to foray into chocolate business in the near future”, added by Mr Chechi.

“UAE Chocolate Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019” has evaluated the future growth potential of UAE chocolate market and provides statistics and information on market structure, consumer behavior trends. The report is intended to provide cutting-edge market intelligence and help decision makers to take sound investment decisions. Besides, the report also identifies and analyzes the emerging trends along with essential drivers, challenges and opportunities available in the UAE chocolate market.
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- Best Foods
- Cadbury Middle East FZE
- Ferrero SpA
- IFFCO
- Le Chocolat L.L.C
- Lindt & Sprungli Group
- Mars GCC
- Nestle Middle East FZE
- Notions Group
- Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
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