Costa Ricans enjoy consuming high quality chocolate and will continue to look for new varieties in the upcoming years. European brands and more seasonal varieties of American brands should be well received by higher income groups as supply issues stabilise.
Local player Cooperativa de Productos de Leche Dos Pinos RL is expected to drive innovation in chocolate confectionery, launching limited editions that encourage trial and compete against the popular international brands. Gallito’s innovation in this area has been key, bringing more adventurous combinations to the category and encouraging consumers to opt for a local product.
Indulgence and pleasure are the main reasons for purchasing milk chocolate, which will remain the core type of chocolate among Costa Ricans. In July 2022, Nestlé Classic in milk chocolate tablet was launched in Costa Rica, available in 100-gram format in supermarkets and convenience stores countrywide.
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This is the aggregation of tablets, countlines, chocolate pouches and bags, boxed assortments, seasonal chocolate, chocolate with toys, and other chocolate confectionery. Nuts and fruits covered in chocolate are included in this category. Note that chocolate overtly positioned for baking/cooking purposes is excluded from Euromonitor International's confectionery coverage.See All of Our Definitions
This report originates from Passport, our Chocolate Confectionery research and analysis database.
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