INDIA JOINS THE CHOCOLATE LOVERS CLUB

Research from global market intelligence agency Mintel has revealed that India is now one of the world's fastest growing chocolate confectionary markets. In India, sales of chocolate confectionery in retail markets grew by 13% between 2015 and 2016. The next leading sales growth was Poland, which saw a growth of 2%. India and Poland were the only two markets to see a growth of sales in the chocolate market in 2016. The research further revealed that India consumed an estimate of 228,000 tonnes worth of chocolate in 2016.