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Global Candy & Chocolate Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Candy & Chocolate Manufacturing Market Research Report | Jan 2014

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Candy & Chocolate Manufacturing global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Ferrero Ferrero market share
Hershey Hershey market share
Mars Mars market share
Mondelez International Mondelez International market share
Nestle Nestle market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$123bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment ('000)
367
Businesses
11,171
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global Candy and Chocolate Manufacturing industry has performed well over the past five years, benefiting from an improving global economy and changing consumer tastes. As the leading confectionery consuming nations slowly recovered from the global recession, higher disposable income levels around the world allowed consumers to purchase a greater volume of confectionery and trade up to premium varieties. Nonetheless, the industry's future appears bittersweet because growth of mature markets in the United States, Europe, Japan and Australia is anticipated to slow over the next five years... read more

Industry Key Buyers

The Global Candy and Chocolate Manufacturing industry has a moderate level of concentration, with the top four companies accounting for about 42.2% of industry revenue. Concentration increased over the past five years as a result of merger and acquisition activity. For example, Mars' acquisition of Wrigley significantly boosted this company's share of industry revenue, while Nestle's merger with Yinlu gives the company greater access to the Chinese market. Furthermore, the leading companies in this industry have expanded their production facilities in developing countries to satisfy the growing demand for confectionery in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Namely, Mars built a new production facility in Saudi Arabia and expanded its factory in Egypt... read more

 


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What is the Global Candy & Chocolate Manufacturing Industry?

Industry operators purchase and process sugar, cocoa, cornstarch, nuts, fruits, emulsifiers and flavorings, to create chocolate and other confectionery products. Final industry products include chocolate, chewing gum, hard candies, marshmallows and toffee.

Industry Products
Chocolate confectioneryNonchocolate confectioneryGum
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing chocolate confectioneryManufacturing nonchocolate confectioneryManufacturing chewing gum


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