Tag: chocolate

Chocolate Candy Sales Reach $20B; 20% Growth in Organic Chocolates

Packaged Facts estimates the U.S. market for chocolate sold at retail at $19.5 billion in 2011, up 6.6% over the previous year. The success and increasingly widespread acceptance of premium chocolates is spurred both by consumers’ desire to indulge in this “affordable luxury” and by the influence of foodie culture. In natural food stores, organic chocolates posted nearly 20% growth in 2011.

Ad-ology Insights: Multi-Tasking Consumers, Foodies, and the U.S. Chocolate Market

The October 2010 Ad-ology Insights video briefing features data on Multi-Tasking Consumers, Interests+Attitudes of Foodies, and the growing U.S. Chocolate Market.