Global Candy & Chocolate Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Candy & Chocolate Manufacturing Market Research Report | Jan 2015

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.

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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
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment ('000)
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 Analysis

The Global Candy and Chocolate Manufacturing industry has grown slowly over the past five years. Despite an improving global economy, increasing health consciousness in Europe and North America has pushed some consumers away from sugar-rich candy. Despite the enduring popularity of chocolate, falling cocoa prices over the period have subdued revenue gains from the chocolate segment. Fortunately for operators, demand from emerging markets has remained strong and rising, propelled by rising disposable incomes and a growing snacking culture. In addition, in response to health concerns in mature markets, the leading confectionery producers are introducing new products, including low caloric confectionery; specialty producers of chocolate and candy are also emerging... 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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