Confectionery Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis

The term “confectionery” typically encompasses products such as chocolate and non-chocolate candy; gum; ice cream and frozen desserts; cookies, cakes, and pastries; and other sweet goods such as jams, jellies, and preserves. Non-chocolate candy can be a wide-ranging term classification, particularly at the international level. Marzipan, fruit-paste candies, jelly beans, marshmallows, nut brittles, toffees, and mints all are classified as non-chocolate candies.

Confectionery is sold through one of the broadest spectrums of retail channels of any food product. These channels include supermarkets, grocery stores, mass merchandisers, drugstores, convenience stores, gourmet/specialty stores (including chocolate stores, bulk candy stores, specialty food stores, kitchenware stores, and chains owned by companies that both manufacture and retail chocolate), department stores, health and natural food stores, warehouse clubs, bakeries, coffeehouses and cafés, ethnic markets, movie theaters, kiosks and tobacco stores, card and gift shops, toy stores, office supply stores, florists, transportation terminals, mail-order catalogs, online stores on the Internet, and many others, as well as vending machines and street vendors.

Confectionary sales typically peak at holidays, including Christmas, Hanukkah, Valentine's Day, Easter, and Halloween, and confections are historically welcome as gifts and popular as self-indulgences. As a result,

MarketResearch.com’s catalog of reports focusing on confectionery also includes research on the burgeoning food gifting industry, which is expected to see healthy gains through 2016 and beyond.

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Confectionery Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Denmark Chocolate Confectionery

    ... (COVID-19) pandemic. While the majority of food categories are seeing price decreases or did so at the end of 2023-beginning of 2024, chocolate is not among them. Prices of chocolate’s raw material cocoa are growing ... Read More

  • Denmark Gum

    ... among Danish consumers, driven by a growing interest in health and wellness. Functional gum products, which offer benefits beyond breath freshening, such as added vitamins and minerals or ingredients that support dental health, stress relief ... Read More

  • Serbia Gum

    ... snacking. Bubble gum, however, continues to face falling volume sales due to the very limited availability of such products. Chewing gum is seeing stable growth thanks to its wide-ranging presence and expansive product assortment, the ... Read More

  • Serbia Sugar Confectionery

    ... for affordable indulgence in the midst of hectic and stressful daily routines. Sugar confectionery faces competition from other snacks options, particularly chocolate confectionery and savoury snacks. These rival categories offer a significantly wider range of ... Read More

  • Serbia Chocolate Confectionery

    ... a bit in 2024. Despite inflationary pressures, which encouraged consumers to be more price sensitive, chocolate confectionery benefitted from its perception as an affordable indulgence, as consumers sought to treat themselves, while eschewing larger purchases. ... Read More

  • Costa Rica Chocolate Confectionery

    ... economic picture bolsters growth. Chocolate confectionery seen as an affordable indulgence for most Costa Ricans. Increasing tourist numbers is also expected to support growth, including for local premium offerings. Euromonitor International's Chocolate Confectionery in Costa ... Read More

  • Bolivia Chocolate Confectionery

    ... offset rising import and production costs caused by a severe shortage of US dollars in the economy. Resultant inflationary pressures and mounting fears the balance of payments crisis will lead to a sharp devaluation of ... Read More

  • Bolivia Sugar Confectionery

    ... expected to be moderately stronger than in the previous year. This is mainly explained by the ongoing shortage of US dollars in the economy, which is driving up unit prices and making consumers more inclined ... Read More

  • Georgia Sugar Confectionery

    ... to high unit prices, which is dampening demand to a degree. These types of sugary snacks are considered an affordable treat both for youngsters and adults in Georgia. Pastilles, gummies, jellies and chews, and toffees, ... Read More

  • Georgia Gum

    ... William (Mars Inc) faced supply issues resulting in sales decline across its major brands as well as its Wrigley portfolio. Promotional activities such as discounts and merchandising strategies will drive sales in 2024, alongside novelties ... Read More

  • Tunisia Chocolate Confectionery

    ... is attributed to various factors. Amid high inflation, manufacturers are dealing with rising sugar prices, increased global cocoa prices and escalating production and transportation costs. Consequently, Tunisian consumers are becoming increasingly price-sensitive, leading to only ... Read More

  • North Macedonia Sugar Confectionery

    ... of sugar and sugary foods overall, with the image of sugar confectionery becoming tainted in this regard. Additionally, negative demographic trends are constricting the potential consumer base which means that there are fewer consumers who ... Read More

  • Vietnam Gum

    ... is being affected due to the fact it is classed as a non-essential product, while budget-conscious consumers focus their spending on essentials or more indulgent treats in snacks. Euromonitor International's Gum in Vietnam report offers ... Read More

  • Confectionery & Nut Stores - 2024 U.S. Market Research Report with Updated Recession Risk Forecasts

    ... assessments of the retail sector in the United States with over 100 data sets covering 2015-2028. This Kentley Insights report includes historical and forecasted market size, ecommerce, product lines, inventory turns, gross margin, profitability, financial ... Read More

  • 2024 Chewing Gum Wholesale Global Market Size & Growth Report with Updated Recession Risk Impact

    ... across 4 global regions (The Americas, Europe, Asia & Oceania, Africa & Middle East), 22 subregions, and 195 countries. Figures are from 2012 through 2023, with forecasts for 2024 and 2028. The historical data utilizes ... Read More

  • 2024 Candy Wholesale Global Market Size & Growth Report with Updated Recession Risk Impact

    ... global regions (The Americas, Europe, Asia & Oceania, Africa & Middle East), 22 subregions, and 195 countries. Figures are from 2012 through 2023, with forecasts for 2024 and 2028. The historical data utilizes in-depth survey ... Read More

  • Nonchocolate Confectionery Manufacturing - 2024 U.S. Market Research Report with Updated Recession Risk Forecasts

    ... in the United States with over 100 data sets covering 2015-2028. This 63-page Kentley Insights report is packed with insightful data sets and forecasts to give you a comprehensive understanding of the industry including historical ... Read More

  • Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing from Cacao Beans - 2024 U.S. Market Research Report with Updated Recession Risk Forecasts

    ... most comprehensive and in-depth assessments of the industry in the United States with over 100 data sets covering 2015-2028. This 63-page Kentley Insights report is packed with insightful data sets and forecasts to give you ... Read More

  • Confectionery Manufacturing from Purchased Chocolate - 2024 U.S. Market Research Report with Updated Recession Risk Forecasts

    ... assessments of the industry in the United States with over 100 data sets covering 2015-2028. This 63-page Kentley Insights report is packed with insightful data sets and forecasts to give you a comprehensive understanding of ... Read More

  • Vietnam Chocolate Confectionery

    ... of raw ingredients such as cocoa and sugar are impacting chocolate confectionery. However, players are launching numerous promotions and discount offers in order to maintain a level of affordability for consumers while also supporting their ... Read More

  • Kenya Gum

    ... to its widespread availability in major retail channels across the country. The leading brand, Big Gum, has seen significant market share growth driven by demand from younger demographics, particularly Gen Z and millennials. Euromonitor International's ... Read More

  • Hungary Sugar Confectionery

    ... of essential raw materials, such as sugar, continue to rise significantly impacting production costs (and in turn, profit margins) for manufacturers. Within this challenging operating environment, retailers focussed on rationalising their product portfolios in favour ... Read More

  • Ecuador Sugar Confectionery

    ... Ecuador. This category's success stems from two key factors: variety and accessibility. Consumers are spoilt for choice with a vast array of products, flavours, and price points offered by numerous competitors. Additionally, these products are ... Read More

  • Latvia Sugar Confectionery

    ... these products. Additionally, price hikes in recent years have further eroded the appeal of sugar confectionery. Euromonitor International's Sugar Confectionery in Latvia report offers in-depth knowledge of the market at a national level, providing local ... Read More

  • Poland Chocolate Confectionery

    ... ranking Mondelez International Inc. Euromonitor International's Chocolate Confectionery in Poland report offers in-depth knowledge of the market at a national level, providing local insight and understanding unavailable elsewhere. In addition to the latest retail sales ... Read More

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