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

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Chocolate Confectionery

    ... chocolate's place in the snacking landscape. While retail volume growth remains stable, the impact of rising prices in 2024 translates to a significant increase in retail sales price (RSP) value, reaching the upper single-digit range. ... Read More

  • Confectionery (UK) - Industry Report

    ... LTD, A.L.SIMPKIN & CO.LTD and BEST IMPORTS LTD. This report covers activities such as sweets, chocolate, bakery, confectionery, bakers and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. Plimsoll ... Read More

  • Confectionery Manufacturers (NORDIC) - Industry Report

    ... BRUNBERG OY, ELIZA CHOKOLADE APS and HARIBO PRODUKTION A/S. This report covers activities such as bakery, chocolate, gifts, bakers, sweets and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. ... Read More

  • Cocoa (GLOBAL) - Industry Report

    ... BARRY CALLEBAUT MANUFACTURING IBERICA SA. and CARGILL B.V.. This report covers activities such as cocoa, bean, beans, plant, natural and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. Plimsoll ... Read More

  • Confectionery Retailers (UK) - Industry Report

    ... BOBBY'S FOODS LTD, CLAIRE WHITAKER LTD and FUDGE KITCHEN LTD. This report covers activities such as sweets, chocolate, confectionery, pointons, fudge and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four ... Read More

  • New Zealand Chocolate Confectionery

    ... largely due to reduced cocoa production in West Africa, which accounts for 70% of the world's supply, as a result of the adverse El Niño weather effects. As New Zealand relies entirely on imported cocoa, ... Read More

  • New Zealand Gum

    ... into their routines. This trend is bolstered by the resurgence of social activities in the post-pandemic landscape, favouring mints and chewing gum, especially sugar-free variants. The Wrigley Co (NZ) Ltd maintains its dominance in gum, ... Read More

  • New Zealand Sugar Confectionery

    ... serve as everyday escapism. Whether for gifting, celebrating, or simply stocking up for a treat, sugar confectionery’s appeal persists. Players are introducing new product sizes and formats tailored to these consumption scenarios. For example, Mackintosh’s ... Read More

  • Chocolate (UK) - Industry Report

    ... CHARBONNEL ET WALKER LTD and CLAIRE WHITAKER LTD. This report covers activities such as chocolate gifts, luxury chocolates, chocolate, chocolates, luxury chocolate gifts and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the ... Read More

  • Confectionery Manufacturers (UK) - Industry Report

    ... A.M. PACKAGING LTD, BRITANNIA SUPERFINE LTD and CHOCOLATE FROG RECORD COMPANY LTD. This report covers activities such as bakery, chocolate gifts, bakers, sweets, chocolate and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over ... Read More

  • Confectionery Manufacturers (GLOBAL) - Industry Report

    ... ARCOR SA, BISKOT BISKUVI GIDA SANAYI VE TICARET ANONIM SIRKETI and COLOMBINA S.A.. This report covers activities such as chocolate, candy, sugar, sweet, sweets and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over ... Read More

  • Confectionery Manufacturers (EUROPEAN) - Industry Report

    ... ASTRA SWEETS, CHOCOLADEFABRIKEN LINDT & SPRUNGLI AG and D. & C.- COMPAGNIA DI IMPORTAZIONE PRODOTTI ALIMENTARI, DOLCIARI, VINI E LIQUORI - S.P.A.. This report covers activities such as chocolate, candy, sugar, sweet, sweets and includes ... Read More

  • Confectionery Manufacturers (SWEDEN) - Industry Report

    ... BARRY CALLEBAUT SWEDEN AB, EJES CHOKLADFABRIK AKTIEBOLAG and HAUPT LAKRITS AB. This report covers activities such as bakery, chocolate, gifts, bakers, sweets and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past ... Read More

  • Azerbaijan Sugar Confectionery

    ... to a reduction in the rate of inflation. The latter factor has also helped to strengthen confidence and purchasing power among the population, however, hence overall retail volume sales growth is expected to be up ... Read More

  • Portugal Chocolate Confectionery

    ... costs of raw ingredients, such as cocoa and sugar. In turn, these higher manufacturing costs have ultimately resulted in higher unit prices. However, consumers have not abandoned the category. Rather, we are seeing some changes ... Read More

  • Peru Sugar Confectionery

    ... of innovation in boiled sweets compared to lollipops. The latter has seen new versions introduced, featuring light and tongue-colouring, which captivates consumers' attention. Euromonitor International's Sugar Confectionery in Peru report offers in-depth knowledge of the ... Read More

  • Peru Chocolate Confectionery

    ... Niño and has seen high-temperature records in several regions, prompting a greater preference in consumers for snacks that are fresh or at least are not usually associated with cold weather. Euromonitor International's Chocolate Confectionery in ... Read More

  • Argentina Gum

    ... growth should be seen against the backdrop of the slump in demand in 2020 as consumers worked and studied at home and travel and socialisation were heavily restricted. Over 2024, a sharp decrease in retail ... Read More

  • Argentina Chocolate Confectionery

    ... confectionery fell much more slowly than for other types of confectionery in 2020 in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic years. The market size remained higher than in 2019 in a country blighted by ... Read More

  • Argentina Sugar Confectionery

    ... to post a contraction in retail volume sales, albeit slower than the decreases anticipated in other confectionery categories. All confectionery types are being affected as consumers look to economise on non-essential products in a tough ... Read More

  • Sweden Chocolate Confectionery

    ... cream. Moreover, the competition within chocolate confectionery is fierce, and while big brands dominate, small premium domestic brands are also active, receiving awards and carving out their niche shares. In order to increase consumer loyalty ... Read More

  • Sweden Gum

    ... players must pay attention to delivering value-added benefits. It is noteworthy that chewing gum in Sweden is seeing innovation and advancing health claims, as manufacturers seek to capture consumer interest. Players also tend to offer ... Read More

  • The United Arab Emirates Gum

    ... a bustling social landscape filled with numerous events and gatherings, maintaining optimal oral hygiene and fresh breath is of paramount importance. As individuals from various cultural backgrounds interact regularly in social settings, the need to ... Read More

  • The United Arab Emirates Sugar Confectionery

    ... themselves with confectionery that offers moments of enjoyment and satisfaction. In addition, the growing influence of global confectionery trends, combined with the proliferation of social media and digital platforms, has heightened awareness and demand for ... Read More

  • Romania Gum

    ... as a breath freshener. Added to which, the VAT hikes in relation to high-sugar products have not affected gum negatively, as the majority of modern variants in chewing gum are sugar-free (no added sugar), alongside ... Read More

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