Americans love chocolate. Apparently, Easter Week is one of the most popular times of the year to indulge. Nearly 71 million pounds of chocolate candy are sold in the week leading up to Easter, according to a 2009 Nielsen report. Second only to Halloween, more than 20 million more pounds of chocolate are sold during Easter than Valentine’s Day.
But what kinds of chocolate do Americans like the best? 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the brands that consumers buy most to identify the top 10 most popular chocolates in the country.
Have you ever thought how your favorite chocolate reached you when having a bite of it, mumbling its deliciousness? It’s a perfect blend of cream, milk and cocoa, mixed at its best to serve the consumer hence leaving a person to its wanting addiction of its taste.
The adaption to chocolate made many people make chocolate in a self satisfying style to eat & consume. As a part of nutrition, its verily very advantageous for blood-Pressure patients, reducing diabetes and controlling sugar level. It’s comprehended to be a very significant mood-up lifter too.
The world enjoys various brands of blended chocolates which are available accordingly for all.
Going back to 1935, a confectionery company launched a product named ‘Kit Cat’ which consisted of finger bars made of wheat and milk coated with a sophisticated layer of hot settled chocolate. The popularity of the brand grew whereas the mob really liked to intake it. This brand was later on suggested to be named ‘Kit Kat’ continuing it selling with a 4- fingers bar with different proportions of the constituents. Now, it comes in variety of wrappers, boxes with flavors such as Fruits, Dry Fruits, Dark, White and Mild embalmed in hot chocolate.
Invented by Milton S. Hershey of Lancaster, PA in 1894, Hershey Milk Chocolate Bars were the first mass produced chocolate bar in the USA. Still going strong they have been described as 'The Great American Chocolate Bar' and possess a slightly sour and tangy taste that is distinctly 'Hersheys'.
Chocolates are the most romantic gifts in the world. Name the top 10 chocolates in the world and your mouth will immediately turn watery. You do not need to wait for any special occasions to gift chocolates to your loved ones. There is no age, sex or caste bar when it comes to gifting chocolates to someone. People from all over the world buy tons of chocolates throughout the year to use them as the most romantic gift.
Cheer her mood with some chocolates. It acts as the best agent to put things on the right track. Chocolates can always put you at your romantic best. The prices of chocolates may vary from one brand to another. So whether you have a crush crunch or want to spend fortune on that special someone, chocolates can always be a part of your gift.
Lindt & Spugli Chocolates rank among the most popular chocolate brands of the world. This is a Swiss chocolate brand and is known for its rich taste. In the recent few years, Lindt brought another variation of chocolate in the market by the name of Lindor. The core of it is soft and smooth with a hard coating of dark chocolate on the outer shell. Lindt & Spugli is also known for producing great bunny chocolates and chocolate eggs during Easter every year.
The famous majestic Mars bar is the highest selling and consumed chocolate by a large number of people all over. Having its roots in the UK dating back to 1932, the magical taste of its ingredients changed verily, reconstituting and giving it a different pack shape. Its immense taste includes nougat, minced almonds, caramel toppings and rich honey coating. It comes in different varieties such as Almond, Dark , Light, Midnight, Lava and The Fling.
To consider love for the chocolate taste, Galaxy would be one brand which makes a person slumber deep into admission of its mumble taste. The Makers of Galaxy are same as Mars but the delightfulness is added by the rich use of rippled milk with hot cocoa splattered with fruit ingredients and sweet flavors. Its outlets are spread all over UK, African regions and the Middle East. Having being started in 1986, its centers are located in the UK. More variety of endorses are also available by its name such as ‘Galaxy Jewels, ‘Caramel’, ‘Fruitia’ and ‘Dove’.
Known as the biggest outselling chocolate product, John Cadbury started his career as a chocolatier in 1824 in London. The Heirs to the company reshaped the existence of ‘Cadbury’ chocolate in 1913 by adding higher proportions to the wafer, topping it with carefully layered hot chocolate syrup. It was so out felling that a large number of consumers began to have it as their mood-cheering supplement. The delightful Cadbury bar comes in Flakes, Milk Bars, Fruit Nuts and crunches.
Many of us adore the distinctive prism like packing of a chocolate coming and luring our taste buds to have it more. This delicious pack of flavors started back in 1908 as a premium dessert for royalties. It Consists of Nougat, almonds, honey and rich cocoa covered together. It is then cut into small prism shapes making it more attractive and murky. It comes in various packings having flavors such as ‘Plain’, ‘White’, Pralines, ‘Fruit Nuts’ & ‘ Honey Comb’
Using one of the finest cocoa and hot chocolate, the Lebanese added new variety for chocolate lovers. Established in 1974, chocolatier Nizar started making gourmet sweets in highly attractive and magnificent packing. It initially started as a high-end gift for people & could be customized according to the need. The taste depicts mixed flavors of Swiss and Belgian origins. They are available in more than 35 countries at various retail stores.
The famous Belgian chocolate brand ‘Guylian’ is a richly designed and manufactured product in the world. Its known for its premium customized hand made cocoa bars. It comes with different classy maneuvers such as sea shell shapes, praline fillings, roasted hazelnut additives and much more. The more attractive is its high-end packing along with its finger licking tastes. In 2005, Guylian chocolates won the title of making the biggest Easter egg of all time.
Italian chocolatier Domingo Ghirardelli stepped into the enterprise in 1852. Recovering from several property losses and financial crisis, he never knew his brand of chocolates was to dive the world in love for it. The irresistible taste and style of remoulding is at its end with ‘Ghirardelli’. The Italian craftsman used milk chocolate,well arranged caramel with caco darks for producing it. The current headquarters of the brand is in USA and is one the top most selling chocolate brands in the world.
Saving the last for the best, the ultimate world favorite, Ferrero Rocher are Italian made roasted specialties. Ferrero SpA in 1982 decided to mark his attribute by presenting the unique practice or confectionery in one golden box available. Every bite contains the sweet and smart collection of desire satisfying valuables in it. The wafer covered with milk constituents, carefully encased with caramel toppings and other selectivity. Other brands include Rondnoir, Raffaello and Garden which depict the everlasting mouth watering taste.
Name the top Belgian chocolate brand in the world and it will be Guylian. They are known for producing the richest and the finest quality chocolates in the world. The chocolate seashells are the highest selling product of this company. These chocolates are filled with praline and give you an ecstasy when it melts in your mouth. Once with take a single bite on it you would simply want to gorge into it. Every bite will make you more and more chocolate greedy. The variations of this chocolate are available in Milk Chocolate with Smooth Caramel, Dark Chocolate with Raspberry, Solid White Chocolate, Solid Milk Chocolate, Milk Chocolate with Almonds, and Solid Dark Chocolate.
Snickers is the most popular chocolate candy in the country, with more than 400 million units of the less than 3.5 oz variety sold in the 52 week period ending March 18. This amounted to more than $424 million in sales. It is also the world’s most popular candy bar, according to the company. The chocolate bar, which includes peanuts, caramel, and nougat, all covered in chocolate, has been around since 1930. Nowadays, more than 15 million Snickers are produced each day. Snickers also dominates the snack size category, selling more than 48 million units in the same 52 week period.