Chocolates are liked by everyone due to its creamy and chocolaty taste. The Indian Chocolate industry is growing rapidly. Now a days people prefer to gift chocolates with cashew or almond instead of ‘Mithai’ to their friends and relatives on special occasions. Chocolates can resist for more days as compared to the sweets.
There are various chocolate brands which differ in taste and price, and are sold by the same company keeping in mind the like and dislikes of every customer.
We’ve rounded up our list of top 10 chocolate brands in India, some of which are made by the same company and may differ in taste and price.
1. Dairy Milk
Dairy Milk is the most selling chocolate brand in India and is the most popular one among people of all ages. It is manufactured by Cadbury India, an Indian subsidiary of Cadbury, which is a British multinational company. Fruit and Nut, Crackle and Roast Almond are popular variants of Dairy Milk Chocolate.
In India, dairy milk is available at different price starting from Rs.5 and goes upto Rs.500 for a larger pack. Dairy Milk “Silk” is the newly introduced variant of the brand, which is quite intense in flavor and is more expensive than its original product.
Presently, Cadbury India is known as Mondelez India Foods Limited as its name was changed in the year 2014. Dairy Milk was first introduced in the year 1905 in United Kingdom and within a short period of time it became company’s best selling product.
KitKat is a chocolate wafers crispy bar, which is great in taste and is liked by everyone. Senses Dark and Senses Milk are the latest chocolate variants of KitKat. It is the world renowned brand and is well known by the people of all ages.
KitKat is the most popular chocolate brand of Nestle, which was produced by Rowntree, an England based confectionery company. It was launched in the year 1935 as “Rowntree’s Chocolate Crisp” and later in the year 1937, it was renamed to “KitKat Chocolate Crisp”.
Temptation is ranked 3rd in the list of Top 10 Chocolate Brands in India. Temptation is a popular chocolate brand name of Cadbury, which is available in four flavors: Raisin Apricot Chocolate, Almond Treat Chocolate, Cashew Appeal Chocolate and Rum Raisin Chocolate.
Another Cadbury product, “Bournville” which is known for its dark chocolate taste, has made into this list. Cranberry, Raisin & Nut and Rich Cocoa are the variants of Bournville chocolate. Bournville is also available for sale in leading e-commerce sites.
Bournville was first introduced in the year 1908 by Cadbury. It was named after the village “Bournville”, which is located in Birmingham, England.
5. 5 star
Next on this list is ‘5 star’, a chocolate variant by Cadbury. ‘5 star’ is marketed under the Tagline “Jo Khaye Kho Jaye” by Cadbury. 5 Star was introduced in the year 1969 in India and presently it is one of the most selling chocolate variant in India. 5 Star is known for its unique taste, caramel and naugat inside.
Munch is a chocolate brand by Nestle, which was launched in the year 1999. It is wafered chocolate with 4 layers of crunchy chocolate. The product is advertised with the tagline “Mera Munch Mahaan”, which helped in creating a remarkable image in the minds of its customers, especially the youth.
8. Nestle Alpino
Alpino is a famous chocolate brand of Nestle, known globally for its unique taste. Now, it has entered into the market of India and is selling across various parts of the country. Its tagline is “Love is to share” which signifies that it is especially designed to share with the loved ones.
9. Milky Bar
Milky Bar has found 9th place in the list of most popular Chocolate Brands among Indians. It is the product of Nestle, which is white chocolate made up of pure milk and is made especially for those who love the flavor of milk with chocolate.
It was first introduced in the year 1936 in various countries including India, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, and Kuwait.
10. Bar One
Another chocolate variant of Nestle, “Bar One” has made into this list. ‘Bar One’ was launched in the year 1991 in India as an ‘Energy Bar’ which can be eaten at anytime and is treated as a snack. The tagline of Bar One is “Kaafi Hai”.