Canadians love their chocolate. Some like dark chocolate others milk chocolate. In Canada chocolate manufacturing is a bustling industry.
In Canada 338 companies’ sole focus is to make chocolate from cacao. In Ontario alone $823 million of chocolate is manufactured.
The sweet facts:
- 338 — The number of manufacturers in the “chocolate and chocolate confectionery manufacturing from cacao beans” sub-industry or in the “confectionery manufacturing from purchased chocolate” sub-industry in Canada in 2016.
- $823 million — The value of chocolate and chocolate confectionery manufactured in Ontario in 2015.
- $224 — The average annual expenditure on candies and chocolates by Canadian households in 2016.