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Country Profile: Confectionery Sector in the US

Country Profile: Confectionery Sector in the US

Summary

United States Confectionery sector accounted for a volume share of 21.9% of the global market and 84.5% of the regional (North America) market, in 2016. The sector was valued at US$36,410.2 Million in 2016 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.4% during 2016-2021. Innovation in terms of flavours and indulgence, coupled with increasing disposable incomes of consumers is driving the US Confectionery market. Per capita consumption stood at 8.6kg in the US when compared to the global and North America levels of 2.5kg and 6.8kg, respectively, in 2016.

Chocolate was the largest with value sales of US$20,608.1 Million in 2016. Furthermore, it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.9% during the forecast period (2016-2021). Meanwhile, the Sugar Confectionery market is expected to record the fastest CAGR of 6.1%.

Hypermarkets & Supermarkets was the leading distribution channel in the US Confectionery sector, accounting for a total value share of 39.4% in 2016. It was followed by Convenience Stores and Food & Drinks Specialists with value shares of 18.4% and 10.4%, respectively, in the same year. Flexible Packaging was the most commonly used package material in the US Confectionery sector with a share of 83.7% in 2016. It was followed by Rigid Plastics and Rigid Metal with shares of 7.2% and 5.7%, respectively.

The top five brands in the US Confectionery sector accounted for 10.9% value share, in 2016. Private labels accounted for a 2.7% share by value in the same year. Health & Wellness attributes such as ‘Free From’ and ‘Food Intolerance’ and consumer benefits such as ‘Health Management’ and ‘General Wellbeing’ are the most sought after Health & Wellness claims in the US Confectionery sector.

The report Country Profile: Confectionery Sector in the US provides insights on high growth markets to target, trends in the usage of package materials, category level distribution channel data and market share of brands.

In particular, this report provides the following analysis -

  • Market data: Overall market value and volume data with growth analysis for 2011-2021.
  • Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for Chocolate, Gum, and Sugar Confectionery with inputs on individual category share within each market and the change in their market share forecast for 2016-2021.
  • Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels, including private label growth analysis from 2011-2016.
  • Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each market through distribution channels such as Cash & Carries and warehouse Clubs, Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists, eRetailers and others.
  • Packaging data: consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each market, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Package material data for Glass, Flexible Packaging, Paper & Board, Rigid Plastics, and others; Pack data for: Carton, Film, Bag/Sachet, Tub, Wrapper, Bottle, and Tube.
Companies mentioned in this report: The Hershey Company, Mars, Incorporated, Mondelez International, Inc, Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG, Perfetti Van Melle SpA, Nestle, Yildiz Holding AS, See`s Candies Inc, Ferrara Candy Company, Inc, Melville Candy Company.

Scope
  • The Confectionery sector in the US is forecast to grow at 4.4% CAGR in value terms during 2016-2021
  • Per capita consumption of Chocolate and Sugar Confectionery is noticeably high in the US compared to global and regional levels
  • Hypermarkets & Supermarkets is the largest distribution channel, followed by Convenience Stores
  • The Sugar Confectionery market leads the US Confectionery sector in Health & Wellness claims
  • Flexible Packaging is the most commonly used package material in the US Confectionery sector
Reasons to buy
  • Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis
  • Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities
  • Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed brand share analysis to plan effective market positioning
  • Manufacturers can identify the opportunities to position products with H&W attributes/benefits
  • Access the key and most influential consumer trends driving Confectionery products consumption, and how they influence consumer behavior in the market which will help determine the best audiences to target
  • Our team of analysts have placed a significant emphasis on changes expected in the market that will provide a clear picture of the opportunities that can be tapped over the next five years, resulting in revenue expansion.


1. Report Scope
2. Executive summary
3. The US in the global and regional context
3.1. The US share in the Global and North American Confectionery sector
3.2. The US compared to other leading countries in North America
4. Market size analysis - Confectionery sector
4.1. Value and volume analysis - Confectionery sector in the US
4.2. Per capita consumption - the US compared to North America and globally
4.3. Value and volume analysis of markets in the Confectionery sector
4.4. Growth analysis by markets
5. Market and category analysis
5.1. Per capita consumption analysis by markets
5.2. Market analysis: Chocolate
5.3. Market analysis: Gum
5.4. Market analysis: Sugar Confectionery
6. Distribution analysis
6.1. Distribution channel share analysis: Confectionery
6.2. Distribution channel share analysis: Chocolate
6.3. Distribution channel share analysis: Gum
6.4. Distribution channel share analysis: Sugar Confectionery
7. Competitive landscape
7.1. Brand share analysis by sector
7.2. Brand share analysis by markets
7.3. Brand share analysis by category
7.3.1. Chocolate
7.3.2. Gum
7.4. Private label share analysis
8. Health & Wellness analysis
8.1. Market size analysis by Health & Wellness claims
8.2. Market share analysis - Health & Wellness product attributes
8.3. Market size analysis - Health & Wellness consumer benefits
8.4. Leading companies in US Health & Wellness market
9. Packaging analysis
9.1. Packaging share and growth analysis by package material
9.2. Packaging share analysis by package material
9.3. Packaging share and growth analysis by pack type
9.4. Packaging share analysis by pack type
9.5. Packaging share and growth analysis by closure type
9.6. Packaging share analysis by closure type
9.7. Packaging share and growth analysis by primary outer type
9.8. Packaging share analysis by primary outer type
10. Macroeconomic analysis
10.1. GDP per Capita
10.2. Population and population growth
10.3. Consumer Price Index
10.4. Population breakdown by age
11. Consumergraphics
11.1. Consumption by Gender
11.2. Consumption by Age
11.3. Consumption by Education
11.4. Consumption by Degree of Urbanization
12. Methodology
13. Definitions
14. Appendix
15. About GlobalData
16. Disclaimer
17. Contact Us
List of Tables
Table 1: Growth analysis by markets, 2016-2021
Table 2: Value analysis of Chocolate market by categories, 2011-2021
Table 3: Volume analysis of Chocolate market by categories, 2011-2021
Table 4: Value analysis of Gum market by categories, 2011-2021
Table 5: Volume analysis of Gum market by categories, 2011-2021
Table 6: Value analysis of Sugar Confectionery market by categories, 2011-2021
Table 7: Volume analysis of Sugar Confectionery market by categories, 2011-2021
Table 8: Brand Value and Volume - Confectionery sector, 2016
Table 9: Brand Value and Volume - Chocolate market, 2016
Table 10: Brand Value and Volume - Gum market, 2016
Table 11: Brand Value and Volume - Sugar Confectionery market, 2016
Table 12: Brand Value and Volume - Boxed Chocolate category
Table 13: Brand Value and Volume - Chocolate Countlines category
Table 14: Brand Value and Volume - Chocolate Straightlines category
Table 15: Brand Value and Volume - Molded Bars category, 2016
Table 16: Brand Value and Volume - Novelties category, 2016
Table 17: Brand Value and Volume - Other Chocolate category, 2016
Table 18: Brand Value and Volume - Bubble Gum category, 2016
Table 19: Brand Value and Volume - Chewing Gum category, 2016
Table 20: Consumption of Confectionery by Gender and markets (Kg Million,2016)
Table 21: Consumption of Confectionery by age and markets (Kg Million, 2016)
Table 22: Consumption of Confectionery by education and markets (Kg Million, 2016)
Table 23: Consumption of Confectionery by urbanization and markets (Kg Million, 2016)
Table 24: Market Definitions
Table 25: Category Definitions
Table 26: Channel Definitions
Table 27: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes-Food Minus
Table 28: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Free From
Table 29: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Functional & Fortified
Table 30: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Naturally Healthy
Table 31: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Food Intolerance
Table 32: Health & Wellness: Consumer Benefits - Health Management
Table 33: Health & Wellness: Analysis by Consumer Benefits
Table 34: Health & Wellness: Consumer Benefits - Performance
Table 35: Market Value for Chocolate - by category (US$ Million) 2011-2021
Table 36: Market Volume for Chocolate - by category (Kg Million) 2011-2021
Table 37: Market Value for Gum - by category (US$ Million) 2011-2021
Table 38: Market Volume for Gum - by category (Kg Million) 2011-2021
Table 39: Market Value for Sugar Confectionery - by category (US$ Million) 2011-2021
Table 40: Market Volume for Sugar Confectionery - by category (Kg Million) 2011-2021
Table 41: Confectionery Sales Distribution in the US - by Markets (US$ Million), 2016
Table 42: Key Health & Wellness product attributes driving sales in the US (US$ Million)
Table 43: Key Health & Wellness consumer benefits driving sales in the US (US$ Million)
Table 44: Package Material (in Million pack units)
Table 45: Pack Type (in Million pack units)
Table 46: Closure Type (in Million pack units)
Table 47: Primary Outer Type (in Million pack units)
Table 48: Exchange Rates: (US$), 2011-2021
Table 49: GDP Per Capita (US$)
Table 50: Population
Table 51: Consumer Price Index
Table 52: Age Profile (Millions of Persons)
List of Figures
Figure 1: Volume share of the US in the global and North American Confectionery sector, 2011-2021
Figure 2: The US compared to other two countries in North America - market size, growth, and competitive landscape
Figure 3: Market size analysis by value and volume, Confectionery sector, 2011-2021
Figure 4: Per capita consumption in the US compared to global and North American average, 2011-2021
Figure 5: Value and volume growth analysis by markets, 2016-2021
Figure 6: Per capita consumption (by markets) in the US compared to global and North American average, 2016
Figure 7: Value and volume growth analysis, Chocolate market, 2011-2021
Figure 8: Value and volume growth analysis, Gum market, 2011-2021
Figure 9: Value and volume growth analysis, Sugar Confectionery market, 2011-2021
Figure 10: Distribution channel share, Confectionery, 2011-2016
Figure 11: Distribution channel share, Chocolate market, 2011-2016
Figure 12: Distribution channel share, Gum market, 2011-2016
Figure 13: Distribution channel share, Sugar Confectionery market, 2011-2016
Figure 14: Leading brands in the US Confectionery sector, value and volume share, 2016
Figure 15: Leading brands in the Chocolate market, value and volume share, 2016
Figure 16: Leading brands in the Gum market, value and volume share, 2016
Figure 17: Leading brands in the Sugar Confectionery market, value and volume share, 2016
Figure 18: Private label penetration by markets (value terms), 2016
Figure 19: Growth analysis, private label and brands, (2011-2016)
Figure 20: Value of Health & Wellness claims by market, US$ million, 2016-2021
Figure 21: Value analysis by Health & Wellness product attributes, 2016
Figure 22: Volume analysis by Health & Wellness product attributes, 2016
Figure 23: Value analysis by Health & Wellness consumer benefits, 2016
Figure 24: Volume analysis by Health & Wellness consumer benefits, 2016
Figure 25: Leading companies in the Health & Wellness market by value, 2016 - Chocolate
Figure 26: Leading companies in the Health & Wellness market by value, 2016 - Gum
Figure 27: Leading companies in the Health & Wellness market by value, 2016 - Sugar Confectionery
Figure 28: Packaging share and growth analysis by package material, 2011-2021
Figure 29: Use of package material by markets (in pack units), 2016
Figure 30: Packaging share and growth analysis by pack type, 2011-2021
Figure 31: Use of pack type by markets (in pack units), 2016
Figure 32: Packaging share and growth analysis by closure type, 2011-2021
Figure 33: Use of closure type by markets (in pack units), 2016
Figure 34: Packaging share and growth analysis by primary outer type, 2011-2021
Figure 35: Use of primary outer type by markets (in pack units), 2016
Figure 36: Relative comparison of countries based on PEST analysis
Figure 37: the US GDP per capita, 2011-2016
Figure 38: Population growth in the US, 2011-2016
Figure 39: Consumer Price Index, the US, 2010-2016
Figure 40: Age Profile, the US, 2016
Figure 41: Consumption of Confectionery by Gender, the US, 2016
Figure 42: Consumption of Confectionery by age, the US, 2016
Figure 43: Consumption of Confectionery by education, the US, 2016
Figure 44: Consumption of Confectionery by urbanization, the US, 2016
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