Organic Cocoa Powder Market Size, Share, Opportunities, COVID-19 Impact, And Trends By Distribution Channel (Online, Offline), By End Users Industry (Beverage, Food, Cosmetic, Household), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2021 To 2026

Published:  Dec 2021 Report Code: KSI061614161 Pages: 120

The organic cocoa powder market is valued at US$82.673 million in the year 2019 and is projected to reach a market worth US$300.753 million by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 20.26% during the forecast period. Rising healthcare concerns and increasing adoption of organic products owing to their numerous healthcare benefits is the prime reason which is expected to drive the market demand for organic cocoa powder. Cargill and Barry Callebaut are two major players who are operating in the organic cocoa powder industry.

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Chocolate as a market driver

It has been observed that Chocolate Consumption is growing since 2019. Among all the chocolates, the preference for Dark Chocolate is increasing as it is rich in iron, zinc, and magnesium.

  • The study by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the best quality of dark chocolate contains 70% of Cocoa Powder. The darker the chocolate, the higher is the amount of Cocoa powder with essential nutrients.
  • According to “American Journal of Clinical Nutrition”, dark chocolate contains flavonoids that help in the relaxation of blood vessels that controls blood pressure.
  • In 2019, Dr. Chris Aiken from the Clinical Psychiatry Department of Wake Forest University stated on basis of a cross-sectional survey that people who ate dark chocolate every day were less likely to experience depressive symptoms by 70%. It also stated that the population who strives for a healthy lifestyle tends to consume dark chocolate compared to milky chocolates. Therefore, along with children, adults are also inclined towards the consumption of Dark Chocolate.

Awareness regarding Organic Food Products in recent years

Scientific research spread awareness regarding the adverse effect of pesticides in recent years.

  • One more study from Sultan Qaboos University, Oman by Riaz Shah in 2020, states that pesticides direct/indirectly affect the nervous and endocrine system. This leads to an adverse effect that can cause endocrine diseases.

These studies in a way promoted the consumption of food products. This lead to the high demand for organic products. Therefore, when counting on Dark Chocolate, its essential nutritive value with the organic content is viewed as the healthiest combination for consumption.

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Latest developments 

Many chocolate companies also promoted the preparation of chocolates from the organic procedure.

  • In 2019, In India, the first ‘Certified Organic’ Chocolate brand was launched named “Pascati”. The Cocoa power used comes from Kerala’s Idukki region by an organic process. In May 2021, Cocoa Mantra, an eCommerce website started selling a range of organic chocolate products. Additionally, an increase in the fitness enthusiastic population raised the demand for organic products.
  • In September 2021, a famous Food and Grocery Industry named Progressive Grocer, launched an ORGANIC Chocolate Syrup named, RXSugar. RxSugar is of very low sugar with healthy ingredients, which are extracted with the organic process.
  • In a successful attempt of promoting organic snacks consumption, Noah Schnapp launched a new Hazelnut Cocoa Spread product named “TBH”. With no palm oil, the product is made up of Hazelnuts, Organic Cocoa Powder, and Organic Sugar.
  • In November 2021, NEXE Innovations Inc., one of the key players in plant-based materials production, had announced that it had added retail distribution and supply for its three major XOMA superfoods beverages at around 78 locations in London Drug in Canada. The company's novel Keto Cocoa, which would be added, had been made from a dark, rich, hot chocolate, and also included organic cocoa powder and other related ingredients.

Europe to have a major share

The market is expected to be a surge in the coming years, due to the rise in the demand for organic cocoa powder in regions, such as Europe. The region's chocolate production and processing sector had been growing at a significant rate and required a substantial amount of cocoa beans. Moreover, with the increasing health concerns and certain regulations, there has been a rise in the demand for organic cocoa products. Moreover, the rise in chocolate consumption has also been playing an imperative role in the market growth. According to the data given by the CBI, the region's chocolate market had been valued at EUR46 billion in the year 2020. Some of the key companies, such as Mars, Nestle, Ferrero, and others are expected to make significant investments to surge the market growth, in the coming years. The rise in cocoa grinding activity in the region has also boosted the overall demand. The data from CBI had stated that Europe had been accounting for around 36% of grinding activities in the year 2019/2020. The increase in cocoa bean imports to develop powder and other related products is projected to boost and enhance the market growth. Apart from Europe, the market is expected to surge in the North American region, due to the rise in the demand for key and organic powders and products among its population.

Organic Cocoa Powder Market Scope:

Report Metric Details
 Market size value in 2019  US$82.673 million
 Market size value in 2026  US$300.753 million
 Growth Rate  CAGR of 20.26% from 2019 to 2026
 Base year  2019
 Forecast period  2021–2026
 Forecast Unit (Value)  USD Million
 Segments covered  Distribution Channel, End-Users Industry, And Geography
 Regions covered  North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
 Companies covered  Barry Callebaut, BATA FOOD, Royal Forest, Plant Pantry, Neotea, Navitas, Forest,   Naturevibe Botanicals, Cargill
 Customization scope  Free report customization with purchase



    • Online
    • Offline
    • Beverage
    • Food
      • Bakery
      • Others
    • Cosmetic
    • Household
    • Americas
      • USA
      • Brazil
      • Others
    • Europe Middle East and Africa
      • Germany
      • France
      • United Kingdom
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • Others

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. What will be the organic cocoa powder market size by 2026?
A1. The global organic cocoa powder market is projected to reach a market size of US$300.753 million by 2026.

Q2. What is the size of the global organic cocoa powder market?
A2. Organic Cocoa Powder Market was valued at US$82.673 million in 2019. 

Q3. What are the growth prospects for the organic cocoa powder market?
A3. The organic cocoa powder market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 20.26% over the forecast period.

Q4. What factors are anticipated to drive the organic cocoa powder market growth?
A4. Rising healthcare concerns and increasing adoption of organic products owing to their numerous healthcare benefits is the prime reason which is expected to drive the market demand for organic cocoa powder.

Q5. Which region holds the largest market share in the organic cocoa powder market?
A5. Geographically, Europe is expected to hold a significant share in the organic cocoa powder market due to the rise in the demand for organic cocoa powder.

1.1. Market Definition
1.2. Market Segmentation

2.1. Research Data
2.2. Assumptions

3.1. Research Highlights

4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Restraints
4.3. Porters Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis

5.1. Introduction
5.2. Online
5.3. Offline 

6.1. Introduction
6.2. Beverage
6.3. Food
6.3.1. Bakery
6.3.2. Others 
6.4. Cosmetic
6.5. Household 

7.1. Introduction
7.2. Americas
7.2.1. USA
7.2.2. Brazil
7.2.3. Others
7.3. Europe Middle East and Africa
7.3.1. Germany
7.3.2. France
7.3.3. United Kingdom
7.3.4. Others
7.4. Asia Pacific
7.4.1. China
7.4.2. Japan
7.4.3. South Korea
7.4.4. Others

8.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis
8.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness
8.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations
8.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix

9.1. Barry Callebaut 
9.3. Royal Forest
9.4. Plant Pantry
9.5. Neotea
9.6. Navitas
9.7. Forest
9.8. Naturevibe Botanicals 
9.9. Cargill

Barry Callebaut 


Royal Forest

Plant Pantry




Naturevibe Botanicals



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