On below map, you will see the Famous Chocolate Brands by European Countries. You will also find top ten cacao producing countries in this article. Furthermore, we added some information about the most known chocolate brands for the chocolate lovers. Hope you enjoy it!
Moreover if you love chocolate you may love coffee as well 🙂 So here you find more information about coffee consumption in European Countries.
Chocolate is a sweet, generally brown food prepared of Theobroma cacao seeds.
Top 10 countries producing cacao
-Cote d’lvoire; 1,448,992 (tonnes)
-Ghana; 835,466 (tonnes)
-Indonesia; 777,500 (tonnes)
-Nigeria; 367,000 (tonnes)
-Domician Republic; 68,021
In 2015, United States, Germany, Switzerland, and Belgium were the most chocolate producing countries.
Some of the Most Famous Chocolate Brands
Ritter Sport was founded in 1912 in Germany. It is one of the most known chocolate brands. There are museums in Berlin and Waldenbuch to show the kids how the chocolate is made. The companie’s revenue was 430 million Euro in 2014.
Lindt was established in 1815 in Switzerland. It is one of the world’s most known and oldest chocolate brands. There are 8 cafe&restaurants of Lindt in Australia. Breakfast and lunch is served in the cafe’s but it is mainly focused on chocolate and desserts. The company’s revenue was 3.65 billion CHF in 2015.
Marabou brand’s history goes back trough the 20th century. The original recipe fas founded by Norwegian chocolate maker Johan Throne Holst with the brand name Freia. In the beginning of 20th century Freia owned more than 50% of the Norwegian chocolate market.
When the owner decided to launch his company in Sweden in 1916 there was already a chocolate brand having the name Freia in Sweden. Therefore Holst decided to change his brands name as Marabou and launched his company in Sweden as well.
Founded in 1996, Roshen is a Ukraine based chocolate company. It was ranked as the 18th in the “Candy Industry Top 100” list of world’s largest confectionery companies. Candy Industry put ROSHEN on 24th place in “2017 Global Top 100” of confectionery producers, in early 2017.