10 ASX listed Food & chocolate shares for a sweetened Halloween


  • Halloween festival is celebrated in memory of the dead that occurs yearly.
  • Halloween celebrations is an emerging trend in Australia, with many businesses throwing Halloween theme parties for employees and customer to celebrate together.
  • WOW, MTS, COL, CLB, YOW, BGA, CGC are a few such companies to watch this Halloween.

Halloween festival is celebrated in memory of the dead that occurs yearly. This year Halloween is on 31 October 2021. In Australia, Halloween celebrations is an emerging trend, with many businesses throwing Halloween theme parties for employees and customer to celebrate together. People dress in costumes to show the Halloween theme. Many Australians participate in trick-or-treat adventures that involve an organised group of parents and children visiting neighbours. These children receive gifts or present a trick to the neighbours.

In this festival, people eat cakes, cookies, cupcakes, toffee apples, and many different types of spooky food.

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Below are few ASX stocks that are into food, costumes and chocolate businesses.

Woolworths Group Limited (ASX:WOW)

Woolworths Group is into food, general merchandise and specialty retailing. It manages some of the most trusted and recognised brands in Australia. It has three core businesses: Australian Food, New Zealand Food, and Portfolio.

Woolworths Supermarket is a leading supermarket chain in Australia with 995 stores across the country. It works closely with Australian growers and farmers and ensures that it offers the best products to the customers.          

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Metcash Limited (ASX:MTS)

Metcash Limited is the wholesaler to independent retailers in the food, grocery, liquor, hardware, and automotive industries. It is the leading wholesale distribution and marketing company in Australia. It offers food, liquor, and hardware.

The Company has 1612 supermarket retail stores, 2790 liquor retail outlets, and 730 hardware retail stores.

Australian Vintage Ltd (ASX:AVG)

Australian Vintage is a world-leading global wine company. Today the Company is at the forefront of the Australian wine industry. Crushing ~7% of total Australian annual production, its vineyards and grape supply capacity stretches through some of the most fascinating and diverse wine regions in Australia.

It has a dynamic and award-winning portfolio of Australian wine brands which is recognised globally.

Coles Group Limited (ASX:COL)

Coles Group is a leading Australian retailer that provides fresh food, groceries, household goods, liquor, fuel, and financial services. It has more than 2,500 outlets worldwide. Its businesses include:

  • Coles Supermarkets
  • Coles Online
  • Coles Liquor
  • Coles Express
  • flybuys
  • Coles Financial Services

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Jatcorp Limited (ASX:JAT)

Jatcorp Limited (formerly Jatenergy Limited) develops & manufactures healthy, nutritional, and innovative food products and supplements. It has also launched its new skincare brand. Jatcorp is Australia-Asia FMCG trade expert and distributes its products to countries like China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, , Korea and NZ. It focuses on cow, goat, and camel milk powder-based formulations for babies through to seniors.

Candy Club Holdings Limited (ASX:CLB)

Candy Club Holdings is into confectionary retailing. The Company offers several curated, delectable candies in lively shapes & yummy premium tastes.  CLB’s items are available at boutique shops, online, and in key department stores. From personal cups, gift sets, and monthly subscriptions to daily joy or seasonal and holiday collections, CLB has something to offer for every events. The products offered by the Company are excellent as a gift, to share with others, or as a sweet pleasure for oneself.

Yowie Group Ltd (ASX:YOW)

Yowie Group is a chocolate manufacturer. It specialises in creating unique, novelty candy innovations that showcase a surprise-inside experience. Its core brand mission is to make learning about eco-conservation fun for different age kids of all ages and empower youth to help make a difference in wildlife preservation in ordinary, relatable, and practical methods.

Bega Cheese Limited (ASX:BGA)

Bega Cheese is into processing, manufacturing, cutting, and packaging traditional cheese products. Other than these products, the Company also manufactures other high-value dairy products, peanut butter B honey, Vegemite, Dairy Farmers, Dare, Big M, Juice Brothers as well as Canberra Milk.

Select Harvests Limited (ASX:SHV)

Select Harvests is engaged in the business of growing, processing, packaging, and marketing almonds from its orchards and investor-owned orchards. It also processes, packages, and markets nuts, fruit-based, and related items to the Australian retail and industrial markets.

Costa Group Holdings Limited (ASX:CGC)

Costa Group Holdings is the top grower, packer, and marketer of fresh fruit & vegetables. Its products include avocados, bananas, berries, citrus, table grapes, mushroom, tomatoes, Berries International. Its operations comprise more than 6,000 planted hectares of farmland, 30 hectares of glasshouse facilities, and three mushroom growing facilities across Australia.

What Next?

People enjoy eating yummy food and chocolate during Halloween. The above companies offer many products and allied products that people enjoy and use in the preparation of food and drinks. Thus, it would be interesting to see how much the business generates revenue this Halloween.





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