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About the chocolate Report - In the Chocolate Trend Report, companies will find an eclectic mix of trends, including chocolate recipes, original truffles, chocolate brownies, gift baskets and more. This candy subsection is in a constant state of change, as breakthroughs in marketing result in constantly upgraded products like Easter Eggs, white chocolate variations and hot chocolate spin offs. With the Chocolate Trend Report, businesses can easily isolate and track breakthroughs in this industry.

Who It's For - Our Chocolate Trend Report features the latest products and marketing campaigns of Cadbury, Nestle, Mars and more. Use Trend Hunter’s crowd-sourced research to cultivate cutting edge insight in this creative industry.

Using data from the Chocolate Trend Report can help companies navigate emerging opportunities, and leverage these developments for insight and innovation.

The chocolate Trend Report, last published on Apr 15, 2014, includes 144 PRO Trends and 1,847 examples of chocolate market research and chocolate consumer trends related to: truffles, chocolate brownies, gift baskets, candy, Easter eggs and chocolate trends.

Custom Trend Reports - Jeremy Gutsche
trend research methodology Methodology - Our chocolate research is based on Trend Hunter's 1,847 crowdsourced chocolate trends and 1,908,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

What You'll Get:
• 144 Page / Slide Presentation chocolate PDF Report chocolate PPT Report
• 144 Page In-Depth Reading Report chocolate PDF Report

Contents:
• 144 chocolate PRO Trends
• 1,847 chocolate Examples
• 259 chocolate Videos (Online) chocolate Videos
• 11,082 chocolate Images (Online) chocolate Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Alcohol, Champagne, Extreme, Football, Golf, Hockey, Hunting, Party, Bar, Cheese, Juice, Pop, Burgers, Cigarettes, Circus, Bacon, Barbecue, Water, Candy, Chicken, chocolate, Pizza, Milk, Cookies, Dairy, Dinner, Ice Cream, Restaurant, Pants, Sugar and more!



Sample chocolate Pro Trends - Each chocolate PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online chocolate articles, videos and images. Examples:

Snackable Brew A desire for customization prompts the addition of food to drinkable goods Implications - As the DIY craze continues to dominate, techniques of customization are becoming more common, prompting consumers to add personalized touches to everyday goods. Seeking to make ordinary beverages more alluring, consumers are topping both sweet and alcoholic drinks with food to enhance texture and aesthetic appeal. Edible beverage toppings combine the extravagance of food accents with the need to improve everyday indulgences with more convenient, tailor-made approaches.
Snackable Brew
A desire for customization prompts the addition of food to drinkable goods
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Exotic Dairy A need for excitement prompts more diverse milk flavoring Implications - While dairy products like milk offer a plentiful source of nutrition, the plethora of junk food alternatives often prevents youths from choosing the former. As a means to add more appeal to traditional health beverages, brands are opting for eccentric flavor infusions to combine the nutritional qualities of milk with the allure of exotic indulgence.
Exotic Dairy
A need for excitement prompts more diverse milk flavoring
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Layered Consumption Consumers turn to multilayered cuisine to satiate a need for diversity Implications - As consumers become exposed to culturally diverse cuisines, the need to acquire more variety in everyday consumption has become a priority. Seeking to add more flair to conventional meals, individuals are turning to multilayered cuisine formats as a means to add ingredients and enhance levels of flavor. Layered food formats combine exotic meal variations with the need to maintain a familiar, and comforting source of indulgence.
Layered Consumption
Consumers turn to multilayered cuisine to satiate a need for diversity
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Confectionery Cocktail Overly sweetened indulgences offers adults a link to childhood nostalgia Implications - While adulthood opens up the door to a plethora of new-found experiences, maturity often requires the subsequent detachment of traditionally youthful tendencies. Seeking to maintain childhood habits in a more mature manner, adult consumers are turning to overly sweetened alcoholic flavors to combine refined aspects of adulthood with the desire to maintain familiar, and comforting elements of one's youth.
Confectionery Cocktail
Overly sweetened indulgences offers adults a link to childhood nostalgia
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Tiny Indulgence Smaller sized portions of comfort food meet health concerns with cravings Implications - Though health consciousness is an increasingly big priority for today's consumer, so to is pleasurable experience. Consumers who feel they shouldn't have to sacrifice flavor for health are instead indulging in smaller portions that are not only more figure-friendly, but better for sharing. Ultimately, consumers are looking to maintain an indulgent lifestyle while still reaping the benefits of sacrifice.
Tiny Indulgence
Smaller sized portions of comfort food meet health concerns with cravings
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Backyard Connoisseur BBQ culture expands to more gourmet tastes Implications - Previously reserved to backyard barbecues for family festivities, barbecuing is now seen as an art form fit for gourmet tastes. Reflecting a consumer need for sophistication in all aspects of life, this remix on comfort food brings old tradition to more modern consumers seeking prestige.
Backyard Connoisseur
BBQ culture expands to more gourmet tastes
6 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 138 more chocolate PRO Trends and 1,847 examples!


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