Summary “An Analytical Study of Chocolate Industry in India with Special Reference to Cadbury’s India” is a sweet CHOCOLATE story of chocolates in the hot and humid plains of INDIA, which enlightens us about the size & status of chocolate industry in India. The project gives information about the competitors, their market share, and their product basket and highlights success features. The project also presents data on types & categories of chocolates, a brief study of chocolate manufacturing process The project also covers a brief study of Cadbury’s India Limited – the biggest player in the Indian Chocolate Industry with reference to its presence, market share, product offerings, marketing strategies, strengths & weaknesses, success factors and Worm Controversy Management. Also, the implication of pricing, distribution strategies and impact of external environment has been recorded. The project throws light on problems and challenges of the Indian Chocolate Industry, growth opportunities and strategies to be adopted for growth in this industry. Finally, the project gives information about home-made chocolates and Chocolate Boutiques and the ways in which Indian consumers and Chocolate players are experimenting and innovating chocolates and giving the Indian Chocolate Industry a new sweetness. Table of contents Sr. No Topic Page No 1 Project Objective 6 2 An Overview of Chocolate Industry in India 8 3 Types of Chocolates 12 4 Categories of Chocolates & Form of Consumption 14 5 Chocolate Manufacturing Process 15 6 Market Size (by value & by volume) 16 7 Major Players & their Market Share 17 Cadbury’s India Limited – A Study 18 9 Cadbury & The Worm Controversy 37 10 MARKETING – PROMOTION of CHOCOLATES in INDIA 46 11 Nestle India 50 12 Amul (GCMMF) 53 13 CAMPCO 59 14 Home-made Chocolates 62 15 Interesting Chocolate Facts 63 16 Problems & Challenges in Indian Chocolate Industry 64 17 External Factors affecting Growth of Chocolate Industry in INDIA 66 18 Growth Opportunities in Indian Chocolate Industry 67 19 Strategies for Growth & Success in India 69 20 Chocolate Boutiques & Designer Chocolates 70 21 Conclusion 72 22 Bibliography 73 Project Objective This project aims at understanding the overall Chocolate Industry in India, the product portfolios of different players in the market, various factors affecting the growth and success of chocolate industry in India, the challenges and opportunities which the market offers and the changing trends in the Indian Chocolate Industry. The project also covers a brief study of Cadbury’s India with reference to above points. An Overview of Chocolate Industry in India The chocolate industry in India as it stands today is dominated by two companies, both multinationals. The market leader is Cadbury with a lion’s share of 70 percent. The company’s brands (Five Star, Gems, Eclairs, Perk, Dairy Milk) are leaders their segments. Till the early 90s, Cadbury had a market share of over 80 percent, but its party was spoiled when Nestle appeared on the scene. The latter has introduced its international brands in the country (Kit Kat, Lions), and now commands approximately 15 percent market share.
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