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U.S. Confectionery Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Chocolate, Sugar, Gum), By Distribution Channel (Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores), Competitive Landscape, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

U.S. Confectionery Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Chocolate, Sugar, Gum), By Distribution Channel (Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores), Competitive Landscape, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

The U.S. confectionery market is expected to reach USD 52.6 billion by 2025, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is expected to witness growth, owing to product innovation and growing demand for US candies in international markets. Moreover, an accelerating growth in the number of consumers switching to healthy snacks is propelling market players to introduce innovation in their product portfolios.

Market players are constantly facing competition from the increasing healthy snacks market as the population of health-conscious consumers is growing each year. They are turning to fresh fruits, healthy snacks, diet food, and cereal bars, among other snack items. However, market players are observed introducing healthy protein bars, premium dark chocolates, and implementing cross-brand selling within the market to strengthen their market position.

Market players are increasingly introducing new flavors and ingredients in their products to retain the interest of its consumers. Moreover, decreasing cocoa prices will help the chocolate manufacturers to have earned higher profit margin. While changing consumer consumption pattern has promoted the introduction of new distribution such as e-commerce websites. Thus, helping companies in expanding their reach.

Further key findings from the study suggest:

  • Gum segment is anticipated to grow at the highest CAGR of 7.3%, owing to the availability gums with sugar-free content and medicinal quality that helps avoid cavity, bad breath, and facilitates teeth whitening
  • Hypermarkets & supermarkets are expected to keep dominating the market and grow at a CAGR of 5.0% from 2017 to 2025. This can be attributed to the larger availability of confectionery variants at such stores.
  • Key industry participants in the market include Ferrero Group, The Hershey Company, Lindt North America, Ferrero Group, Mars, Inc., Nestle SA, General Mills, and Barcel S.A., among others.


Chapter 1 Methodology and Scope
1.1 Research Methodology
1.2 Research Scope and Assumptions
1.3 List of Data Sources
Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 U.S. Confectionery Market - Industry Snapshot & Key Buying Criteria, 2014 - 2025
2.2 U.S. Confectionery Market, 2014 - 2025
Chapter 3 Market Segmentation
3.1 Market Segmentation
3.2 U.S. Confectionery - Value Chain Analysis
3.3 Market Size & Growth Prospects
3.4 Market Driver Analysis
3.4.1 Rebranding and innovation
3.5 Market Restraint Analysis
3.5.1 Increasing number of health conscious consumers
3.6 Penetration and Growth Prospect Mapping
3.7 U.S. Confectionery - Market Share Analysis, 2016
3.8 U.S. Confectionery - Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
3.9 U.S. Confectionery - PESTEL Analysis
Chapter 4 Competitive Landscape
4.1 The Hershey Company
4.1.1 Company overview
4.1.2 Financial performance
4.1.3 Product benchmarking
4.1.4 Strategic initiatives
4.2 Mars, Inc.
4.2.1 Company overview
4.2.2 Financial performance
4.2.3 Product benchmarking
4.2.4 Strategic initiatives
4.3 Mondelez International, Inc.
4.3.1 Company overview
4.3.2 Financial performance
4.3.3 Product benchmarking
4.3.4 Strategic initiatives
4.4 Nestle SA
4.4.1 Company overview
4.4.2 Financial performance
4.4.3 Product benchmarking
4.4.4 Strategic initiatives
4.5 Ferrero Group
4.5.1 Company overview
4.5.2 Financial performance
4.5.3 Product benchmarking
4.5.4 Strategic initiatives
4.6 KLN Family Brands
4.6.1 Company overview
4.6.2 Financial performance
4.6.3 Product benchmarking
4.6.4 Strategic initiatives
4.7 Lindt North America
4.7.1 Company overview
4.7.2 Financial performance
4.7.3 Product benchmarking
4.7.4 Strategic initiatives
4.8 General Mills
4.8.1 Company overview
4.8.2 Financial performance
4.8.3 Product benchmarking
4.8.4 Strategic initiatives
4.9 Clif Bar & Co.
4.9.1 Company overview
4.9.2 Financial performance
4.9.3 Product benchmarking
4.9.4 Strategic initiatives
4.10 Barcel S.A.
4.10.1 Company overview
4.10.2 Financial performance
4.10.3 Product benchmarking
4.10.4 Strategic initiatives
List of Tables
TABLE 1 U.S. confectionery - Industry snapshot & key buying criteria, 2014 - 2025
TABLE 2 U.S. confectionery market, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million, Million Kilograms)
TABLE 3 U.S. confectionery market, by type, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 4 U.S. confectionery market, by distribution type, 2014 - 2025 (USD Million)
TABLE 5 U.S. confectionery - Key market driver impact
TABLE 6 U.S. confectionery - Key market restraint impact
List of Figures
FIG. 1 Market segmentation and scope
FIG. 2 U.S. confectionery - Value chain analysis
FIG. 3 Market segmentation & scope
FIG. 4 Key opportunities prioritized
FIG. 1 U.S. confectionery - Market share analysis, 2016
FIG. 2 U.S. confectionery - Porter’s five forces analysis
FIG. 3 U.S. confectionery - PESTEL analysis

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