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Confectionery Market in the US 2017-2021

About Confectionery

Confectionery consists an array of food products such as chocolates, various sugar-based products like toffees, candies and edible gums including- chewing gums, sugarless gums and breath fresheners. Confectioneries are mainly sold through a wide range of retail distribution channels such as hypermarkets, supermarkets, health stores, and convenience stores.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the confectionery market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 1.68% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the confectionery market in the US for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of confectionery products such as chocolate confectionery, sugar confectionery, and gums sold through various retail outlets in the US, which include, but are not limited to, hypermarkets, supermarkets, convenience stores, warehouse clubs, drug stores and online channel.Technavio's report, Confectionery Market in the US 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors

  • Hershey
  • Mars
  • Mondelēz International
  • Nestlé
  • Lindt & Sprüngli
Other prominent vendors
  • Asher's Chocolates
  • Anthony-Thomas Candy
  • American Licorice Company
  • Candyrific
  • Elmer Chocolate
  • Ford Gum & Machine
  • GEORGIA NUT
  • Justin's
  • Jelly Belly Candy
  • KIND
  • Madelaine’s
  • Tootsie Roll
  • Zachary Confections
Market driver
  • Seasonal demand for confectioneries
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Market challenge
  • Fluctuation in the prices of raw materials
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Market trend
  • Rise in the number of strategic alliances
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Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table Value chain of confectionery industry
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Overview of confectionery market in the US
    • Segmentation by distribution channel
    • Segmentation by product type
    • Confectionery market in the US
      • Table Confectionery market in the US 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
    • Marketing mix for confectionery market in the US
      • Table Marketing mix for confectionery market in the US
  • Market segmentation byproduct type
    • Confectionery market in the US by product type
      • Table Confectionery market in the US by product type 2016-2021 (% share of revenue)
    • Chocolate confectionery market in the US
      • Table Chocolate confectionery market in the US 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Sugar confectionery market in the US
      • Table Sugar confectionery market in the US 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Gums market in the US
      • Table Gums market in the US 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by distribution channel
    • Table Confectionery market in the US by distribution channel in 2016 (% share of revenue)
    • Table Number of convenience stores in the US 2010-2015
    • Table Fundamentals for confectionery manufacturer for optimum presence online
    • Table US internet penetration rate 2010-2016 (%)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Rise in the number of strategic alliances
    • Increasing focus on sustainable packaging methods
    • Increasing demand for organic confectionery products
    • Increasing demand for medicated confectionery
  • Competitor analysis
    • Competitive scenario
    • Competitive positioning assessment
      • Table Competitive positioning matrix for confectionery manufacturers in the US 2016
    • Market positioning matrix based on product portfolio and brand presence for key market players
      • Table Market positioning matrix based on product portfolio and brand presence for key market competitors
    • Hershey
      • Table Hershey: Product portfolio
    • Mars
      • Table Mars: Product portfolio
    • Mondelez International
      • Table Mondelez International: Product portfolio
    • Nestlé
      • Table Nestlé: Product portfolio
    • Lindt & Sprüngli
      • Table Lindt & Sprüngli: Product portfolio
    • Other prominent market players
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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