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 Sugar Confectionery

    ... this translates to a continued decline in consumer interest, as people gravitate towards healthier snack options and shy away from sweets high in sugar and carbohydrates. Bucking the downward trend, medicated confectionery is recording the ... Read More

  • Taiwan Chocolate Confectionery

    ... of snacking at home is declining. Many consumers have reduced the amount of snacks they eat at home, with many also reducing hoarding and bulk purchasing. Meanwhile, more snack consumption has returned to convenience stores. ... 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 (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 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • Global Vegan Carob Chocolate Bars Market Research Report 2024(Status and Outlook)

    ... USD 526.90 million by 2029, exhibiting a CAGR of 14.20% during the forecast period. This report provides a deep insight into the global Vegan Carob Chocolate Bars market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges ... 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

  • 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

  • Industrial Chocolate Market by Product Type (Cocoa Powder, Cocoa Liquor, Cocoa Butter, Compound Chocolate), Application (Bakery Products, Confectionery, Bakery Premixes, Beverages, Frozen Desserts and Ice Creams, and Others), and Region 2024-2032

    ... chocolate market size reached US$ 8.0 Billion in 2023. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 11.6 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 4.01% during 2024-2032. The surging demand ... Read More

  • Global Plant-Based Vegan Confectionery Market Research Report 2024(Status and Outlook)

    ... Confectionery Market Size was estimated at USD 3827.01 million in 2023 and is projected to reach USD 5070.23 million by 2029, exhibiting a CAGR of 4.80% during the forecast period. This report provides a deep ... Read More

  • Confectioneries

    ... CAGR of 5.0% over the analysis period 2023-2030. Chocolate Confectioneries, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is expected to record a 5.6% CAGR and reach US$226.7 Billion by the end of the analysis ... Read More

  • Egypt Sugar Confectionery

    ... prices of imported raw materials, such as sugar, thanks to multiple currency devaluations, rising energy costs and disrupted supply chains. These increased costs have been passed onto a population which is already suffering from low ... Read More

  • Colombia Chocolate Confectionery

    ... relatively high inflation rate, as retail volume sales decline. Nonetheless, the performance is supported by brand innovations catering to nostalgia, which is emerging as a key trend in snacking. As consumers seek food for comfort ... 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 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

  • Azerbaijan Chocolate Confectionery

    ... elevated inflation linked to the global recovery from the pandemic and the fallout of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. With many people still inclined to rein in discretionary spending due to the rising cost of living, ... 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

  • Azerbaijan Gum

    ... pressures, which are driving up unit prices and making consumers more inclined to curb non-essential spending. However, it also reflects the fact that the popularity of this product type has diminished somewhat in recent years ... Read More

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