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Global Candy & Chocolate Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Candy & Chocolate Manufacturing Market Research Report | Aug 2016

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
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment ('000)
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global Candy and Chocolate Manufacturing industry has grown sluggishly over the past five years. Industry revenue grew slowly over the five years to 2016 as consumers in developed markets became more attentive to sugar consumption, limiting their intake of nonchocolate candy. Although chocolate candy remains popular in both developed and emerging markets, volatile cocoa prices over the period have induced operators to lower selling prices, limiting revenue from the chocolate segment. Still, IBISWorld expects the industry to grow slightly as operators continue to cater product innovation to a health-conscious market. Moving forward, IBISWorld expects the industry to benefit from further demand from emerging markets, expanding revenue.

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Starting a New Business

The barriers to entry for this industry are moderate, with the level of initial capital investment required being the most significant barrier. Producing candy and chocolate necessitates purchasing expensive machinery and renting or purchasing a facility to produce these goods. Prospective operators that are unable to secure sufficient capital for these initial investments will find it difficult to enter this industry.

One of the biggest threats that new entrants face is the extremely well-entrenched position of the industry's major players. These companies already experience high brand and customer loyalty, making it difficult for smaller operators to gain market share. Fur.. 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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