Chocolate is among one of the most popular food types, and it is no surprise that it has been cultivated for a long time and people still fall for it. It can be found it all types of food from cakes to mousse to brownies to hot chocolate to chocolate bars. Chocolate is given for several different occasions including Valentine’s Day, birthdays, New Year and Easter and more. The art of extraction of chocolate from Cocoa was developed in America and it soon spread around the globe and presently it is said to be one of the best discoveries in food and eatables by man. Few of the chocolate brands are so good that they well known and popular in every part of the world.
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Here is the list of Top 10 Most popular chocolate brands in the world that are loved around the world by the aficionados:
10. Kit Kat:
Kit Kat is a wafer biscuit bar which is covered by chocolate. It was created in England and is currently produced by Nestle, and in the U.S., H.B. Reese Candy Company. It comes in packets of two or four fingers, and comes in a variety of flavors including Kit Kat White, Kit Kat Mint, and Kit Kat Cookies & Cream. In 2013, Kitkat got into an association with Google’s Android mobile whose operating system was named “Kitkat”.
This chocolate brand was first manufactured in the United Kingdom. Its sister brands are ‘Milky Way’ and ‘5 Star’. Its slogan “pleasure you can’t measure” was used to appeal to more women and children. It comes in different sizes from miniature bars to regular 58 gram single bars. Limited-edition flavors include Mars Almond, Mars Gold, and Mars Maple.
Galaxy is sold as Dove in several countries internationally. This brand of chocolate ranges in flavors from milk chocolate, fruit & nut varieties, and bubbles. The Galaxy and Dove brands also market products including hot cocoa powder, cakes, and ice cream. This comes in second to the Cadbury Dairy Milk bar in the best selling chocolate bars in the United Kingdom.
Cadbury is a British company owned by an American company since 2010. The headquarters are in Uxbridge, Middlesex. It has operations in over fifty countries all around the world. Aside from chocolate, the company is associated with products like Jelly Babies, Trident gum, and Softmints.
This chocolate brand is a Swiss brand. Its chocolate bars are known for their unique triangle shape. A unique cultural impact that this chocolate has had is in theater production: A three-sided, free-standing, wheeled version of the common theatre flat is called a “Toblerone”.
This is a most popular chocolate brand originating from Lebanon. It is now in more than 29 countries. This brand is the leading chocolate brand of the Middle East. It is a luxury brand and contains a menu with over 50 varieties. These include orange peel, cotton candy, and cheesecake.
A Belgian chocolate manufacturer manufactures Guylian. They are famous for making chocolate seashells with a variety of fillings. It is a sponsor of Project Seahorse. A company from South Korea bought the company in 2008. The company’s icon is a seahorse.
This company was incorporated in 1852. In America, it the third-oldest chocolate company. It is one of the only chocolate companies in the United States which is in control of all aspects its own manufacturing process. Its bar version is cut into several squares and comes in many flavors which include caramel filling, caramelized almonds, salt and almonds, and peppermint bark.
2. Lindt & Sprungli:
This is a Swiss company which dates back to 1836. It is famous for its Lindor chocolate which is contains a hard chocolate shell with an inner filling of smooth chocolate. They are wrapped in different colors, each identifying a different flavor. These flavors include hazelnut, mocha, peppermint, cinnamon peanut butter, Irish cream, coconut, caramel, and sea salt. Chocolate bars, liquors, and ice cream are also produced by Lindt & Sprungli Company. There are eight chocolate cafes that Lindt has opened, four are in Sydney, and four in Melbourne.
1. Ferrero Rocher:
This best selling chocolate brand produces a premium, round, chocolate sweet. It consists of flat sheets of Wafer, Nutella, and hazelnuts. About 3.6 billion Ferrero Rocher are sold every year in over 35 countries. This brand has had a major impact in China since China allowed foreign businesses to increase the economy. The gold wrapping gave a luxurious and different appearance which the Chinese associated with wealth, which allowed for its popularity in China over other chocolate brands.
This was our list for the most popular and best-selling chocolate brands in the world by 2017 that are well renowned and loved across the globe.