Cocoa Bean Extract Market Research Report – Segmented By Product Type (Butter, Powder, Liquid); By Application (Confectionery, Functional Food & Beverage, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics);; and Region - Size, Share, Growth Analysis | Forecast (2024 – 2030)

Cocoa Bean Extract Market Size (2024 - 2030)

The Global Cocoa Bean Extract Market, was valued at USD 8.20 Billion and is projected to reach a market size of USD 10.68 Billion by the end of 2030. Over the forecast period of 2024-2030, the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.85%.

Cocoa Bean Extract Market

 Industry Overview:

Cocoa bean extract is a bitter-tasting paste made from cocoa beans. It is a concentrated version of the cocoa bean. Cocoa bean extract is rich in flavanols, procyanidins, and other antioxidants and is used to enhance the flavor of food recipes containing chocolate. Cocoa bean extract comes in two forms: liquid and powder. Cocoa bean extract can be easily mixed into a wide range of products including chocolates, cakes, and baby food without forming a precipitate. Cocoa bean extract has applications in many industries including food, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, etc., and can be used without the use of emulsifiers, suspensions, etc. Consumers are focusing on nutritional food products that are organic and have a longer shelf life, so food and beverage manufacturers are looking for food ingredients that meet consumers' needs. consumers and help develop innovative products. Cocoa bean extract meets consumer demand as it is an organic product and has a longer shelf life, so demand for cocoa bean extract in the food and beverage industry is expected to increase . Because cocoa bean extract has several health benefits, scientific data on it has increased its use in the pharmaceutical industry. Companies are focused on developing pharmaceutical products that use cocoa bean extract in capsules, tablets, and other forms to provide health benefits in addition to the traditional taste of cocoa.

COVID-19 impact on Cocoa Bean Extract Market

The Covid19 pandemic could continue to affect the food industry and its supply chain. Travel bans and various closures will have some negative impacts on the cocoa extract market.

 However, in this time of the pandemic, chocolate has performed well compared to other products, as consumers see chocolate as an affordable luxury. Therefore, the impact of Covid19 should be moderate on the cocoa extract market.  Like every food industry, the cocoa market is also badly hit by the pandemic as the workers could not collect the samples from the market and test it.


A wide range of Health Benefits is driving the growth of the market

The cocoa extract contains antioxidants that may help with heart disease. Polyphenols such as epicatechin and catechin found in the cocoa extract are believed to have health benefits. Some of the key health benefits of consuming cocoa extract are reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, improved cholesterol levels, and normal sugar levels. Consumers with diabetes have shown an improvement in vascular function after including cocoa extracts in their diet. Cocoa extract is also beneficial for fat metabolism and increased energy. Therefore, it is possible to consume cocoa extract for faster weight loss. These health benefits are the key factors driving the growth of the cocoa extract market.

Application of the cocoa in the making of chocolates is also driving the growth of the market

Cocoa extracts are found to be a key ingredient in chocolate formulations. A large percentage of consumers tend to include chocolate in their daily diet. It offers a number of health benefits as well as tastes. Consumers are looking for better quality and higher cocoa content in chocolates. The cocoa extract market is expected to witness significant growth with increasing demand for cocoa extract in premium chocolate products.


High cost and Unfavourable weather conditions  is restraining the growth of the market

Due to the buildup of weeds, farmers have faced productivity and profitability challenges, which increase the risk of crop damage. Most cocoa bean growers (Criollo & forastero)  have also turned their attention to growing other high-yielding crops. These problems are expected to have a negative impact on supply dynamics, thereby hindering business growth. In addition, chocolate manufacturers face supply issues resulting in higher cocoa prices as COVID 19 has hampered market growth. one of the major factors restraining the cocoa bean extract market is unfavorable weather conditions, which affect both the quality and yield of cocoa beans. In 2017, Ghana's cocoa production was hampered by inclement weather.




Market Size Available

2023 - 2030

Base Year


Forecast Period

2024 - 2030



Segments Covered

By Product Type, Application, and Region

Various Analyses Covered

Global, Regional & Country Level Analysis, Segment-Level Analysis, DROC, PESTLE Analysis, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Analyst Overview on Investment Opportunities

Regional Scope

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East & Africa

Key Companies Profiled

Bioriginal Food Science Corporation, The Green Labs, John Aromas, Kerry Inc., Cyvex Nutrition, Inc., Ambe Phytoextracts Pvt Ltd., PROVA SAS, Panacea Phytoextracts Pvt. Ltd., Haldin, CPC Ingredients, Indo-World, Tharakan and Company, and Van Aroma. 

 This research report on the Cocoa Bean Extract Market has been segmented and sub-segmented based on Product type, application, and region.

Cocoa Bean Extract Market – By Product Type:

  • Butter
  • Powder
  • Liquid

Based on the Product type, Cocoa butter is the largest product segment and accounts for more than 50% of the global market share. This product is used as a lubricant in the pharmaceutical industry. It is also used as an antioxidant, flavor enhancer, and preservative in the food and beverage industry. This form of product acts as an emulsifier to prolong the shelf life and improve the palatability of the chocolate. In addition, it is used as a fragrance enhancer and humectant in cosmetic product formulation. The growing popularity of natural cosmetics worldwide due to growing concerns about the harmful effects of synthetic products is expected to increase the demand for cocoa butternut as a functional ingredient. . Powder products segment is expected to grow the fastest at a CAGR of 8.0% from 2023 - 2030. Cocoa powder is used as an additive in the formulations of chocolate syrup, cakes, chocolate confectionery, and cookies. The growing importance of alkalizing cocoa powder as a flavor enhancer in chocolate products due to its ability to reduce acidity and increase solubility is expected to remain a favorable factor for this segment. 

Cocoa Bean Extract Market - By Application:

  • Confectionery
  • Functional Food & Beverage
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetics

 Based on the application, Confectionery accounted for more than 35% of the global market share in 2018. Strong growth in the dark chocolate segment in emerging economies including China and India as increased purchasing power is forecast to remain the key driver. . Pharmaceuticals is expected to grow the fastest at a CAGR of 8.1% from 2019 to 2025. The product plays an important pharmacological role as it helps to protect cell membranes, maintain cholesterol levels and reduce the occurrence of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Moderate consumption of chocolate bars enriched with cocoa powder helps regulate blood pressure levels and minimize insulin sensitivity. Cocoa also contains a high percentage of flavonoids, which help reduce the risk of cancer disorders, including cancer. These factors are expected to increase the product range as a functional ingredient in pharmaceutical drugs and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) over the next eight years. Food and Beverages are expected to exceed $3.90 billion by the end of 2025. A positive outlook for the health and wellness segment in the working population in developed economies through Accessibility programs is expected to drive demand for products in this segment.

 Cocoa Bean Extract Market - By Region:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East
  • Africa

Geographically, North America dominates the market by 2022 and holds 30% of the global market share. Growing demand from the confectionery, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industries in the United States and Canada is expected to remain a favorable factor. In addition, urbanization and increasing disposable income in Mexico are expected to open new avenues over the next eight years.  Due to favorable weather conditions in Europe, Europe is the largest cocoa processing country in the world. The European cocoa industry mills more than one million tons of cocoa beans, accounting for nearly a third of global cocoa production, with the Netherlands alone accounting for 553,000 tons, making it the world's second-largest cocoa bean processor, after Côte d'Ivoire.  The Dutch cocoa business and processing industries process one million tons of cocoa products downstream. Germany, the United Kingdom, and France are also major European players in cocoa trading and processing. The Asia-Pacific chocolate market is expected to grow faster than the country's cocoa supply. As a result, producers have a huge opportunity to expand their portfolio of cocoa-based products in this region. Rapid urbanization and increasing disposable income of consumers have led to an increase in chocolate consumption, showing clear growth potential for the cocoa extract market in this region.

 Cocoa Bean Extract Market Share by company

  1. Bioriginal Food Science Corporation
  2. The Green Labs
  3. John Aromas
  4. Kerry Inc.
  5. Cyvex Nutrition, Inc.
  6. Ambe Phytoextracts Pvt Ltd.
  8. Panacea Phytoextracts Pvt. Ltd.
  9. Haldin
  10. CPC Ingredients
  11. Indo-World
  12. Tharakan and Company
  13. Van Aroma

Cargill Inc. launched first chocolate manufacturing operation in India. In order to better meet the needs of local Indian customers as well as multinational customers in the region, the opening of a chocolate production operation in India enabled the company to increase its regional footprint and capabilities in Asia.

Recently Switzerland-based Barry Callebaut launched a new chocolate variant under the brand name, Ruby Chocolate. The new ruby cocoa beans-based chocolate is targeted at millennials and their desire for hedonistic indulgence.


  • Product Launch - In May 2021, the company Prova launched a new range of cocoa extract and flavors. This variety of cocoa extract claims to be eight times stronger than cocoa powder and also have longer shelf-life stability.
  • Expansion - In April 2020, the company Mars, Incorporated, which is a manufacturer of chocolate products and supplements, expanded the distribution of its cocoa extract-based health supplements, available under the brand Coco Via in the U.K.

Chapter 1. COCOA BEAN EXTRACT MARKET– Scope & Methodology

1.1. Market Segmentation

1.2. Assumptions

1.3. Research Methodology

1.4. Primary Sources

1.5. Secondary Sources

Chapter 2. COCOA BEAN EXTRACT MARKET– Executive Summary

2.1. Market Size & Forecast – (2024 – 2030) ($M/$Bn)

2.2. Key Trends & Insights

2.3. COVID-19 Impact Analysis

      2.3.1. Impact during 2024 - 2030

      2.3.2. Impact on Supply – Demand

Chapter 3. COCOA BEAN EXTRACT MARKET– Competition Scenario

3.1. Market Share Analysis

3.2. Product Benchmarking

3.3. Competitive Strategy & Development Scenario

3.4. Competitive Pricing Analysis

3.5. Supplier - Distributor Analysis

Chapter 4. COCOA BEAN EXTRACT MARKET- Entry Scenario

4.1. Case Studies – Start-up/Thriving Companies

4.2. Regulatory Scenario - By Region

4.3 Customer Analysis

4.4. Porter's Five Force Model

       4.4.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

       4.4.2. Bargaining Powers of Customers

       4.4.3. Threat of New Entrants

       4.4.4. Rivalry among Existing Players

       4.4.5. Threat of Substitutes


5.1. Value Chain Analysis – Key Stakeholders Impact Analysis

5.2. Market Drivers

5.3. Market Restraints/Challenges

5.4. Market Opportunities

Chapter 6. COCOA BEAN EXTRACT MARKET– BY Product Type:

6.1. Butter

6.2. Powder

6.3. Liquid

Chapter 7. COCOA BEAN EXTRACT MARKET– BY Application:

7.1. Confectionery

7.2. Functional Food & Beverage

7.3. Pharmaceuticals

7.4. Cosmetics


8.1. North America

8.2. Europe

8.3.The Asia Pacific

8.4.Latin America

8.5. Middle-East and Africa

Chapter 9. COCOA BEAN EXTRACT MARKET– Company Profiles – (Overview, Product Portfolio, Financials, Developments)

9.1. Bioriginal Food Science Corporation

9.2.  The Green Labs

9.3. John Aromas

9.4. Kerry Inc.,

9.5. Cyvex Nutrition, Inc.,

9.6. Ambe Phytoextracts Pvt Ltd.,


9.8. Panacea Phytoextracts Pvt. Ltd.,

9.9. Haldin

9.10. CPC Ingredients

9.11. Indo-World

9.12. Tharakan and Company

9.13. Van Aroma


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