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WIDESPREAD APPEAL
Reaffirming chocolate's near universal appeal, a new survey
from Cargill finds most Americans indulge in a chocolateflavored
treat every day. Viewed as a reward, mood lifter,
energy booster and the secret to surviving a tough day,
the company's ChocoLogic research reveals consumers'
preferences, motivations and attitudes toward the decadent
ingredient.
Cargill fielded a proprietary survey to track chocolate's
appeal on its own, and also when incorporated into bakery,
beverages, candy, ice cream, salty snacks and snack/nutrition
bars. Fielded in February 2021, the survey gathered
responses from more than 600 primary US grocery shoppers.
" The adage that 'everyone loves chocolate' really is true
- less than 3% of consumers report avoiding chocolate, "
says Gretchen Hadden, marketing lead for Cargill's North
American cocoa and chocolate business. " However, while
chocolate may be the world's most beloved ingredient, our
research suggests consumers have strong opinions on what
they like - and don't like - about this timeless indulgence. "
Given that most consumers enjoy a daily chocolate treat,
it's no surprise that three in four view chocolate as a way
to reward oneself. Other motivations for indulging are less
obvious. Seven in ten (72%) agree that chocolate lifts their
mood, while 59% say it boosts their energy. Whatever the
reason, more than half (52%) of Americans find chocolate
gets them through a tough day. Those perceptions, combined
with more at-home snacking occasions, help explain why
one in three shoppers report increasing chocolate consumption
during the pandemic.
While consumers admit they've boosted their chocolate
consumption, few register remorse for their indulgence. In
fact, consumer perceptions around chocolate suggest it
may have an authentic role to play in better-for-you food
choices. Nearly seven in ten associate chocolate with health
benefits, a characterization even more prominent among
consumers of dark chocolate. Perhaps not surprisingly, the
survey found this perception is a key purchase driver for
dark chocolate, with 52% of consumers choosing it because
they believe " it's healthier. "
The ChocoLogic survey also found interest in premium
chocolate remains high, with cacao content, texture and
claims around provenance among the cues consumers use to
judge quality. Half consider dark chocolate more premium,
and one in four shoppers perceive chocolate that denotes
its cocoa bean origin country as higher quality.
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