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Global Sugar Free Chewing Gum Market - Segmented by Distribution Channel and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

Global Sugar Free Chewing Gum Market - Segmented by Distribution Channel and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

The global sugar free chewing gum market is expected to reach USD 14.9 billion by 2023 growing at a faster rate during the forecast period. The global sugar free chewing gum sale has surpassed 400 million Kg in 2016. Sugar free chewing gum holds more than 50% of the global gum market owing to tooth decay reduction.

Europe remains the dominant market in sugar free chewing gum market with UK and Italy being the significant market. North America growth is expected to slow down due to mature nature of the market. Asia-Pacific continues to drive the sugar free chewing gum growth during the forecast period. Consumer preference for different flavors and convenient packaging, such as blister pack single pack remains the key driver for markets.

Attractive Packaging and Flavor Demands

Bulk pack of sugar free gum is the largest selling category in sugar free chewing gum. However, the demand for single pack is growing with consumer demand for varies flavor. Innovation in unique format, new pack and varied flavor range continued to be sugar free chewing gum market opportunity to drive sale. Recently, Hershey introduced Ice Breaker Ice Cube gum, which has unique soft cube shape. The product contributed highest growth to the Company’s gum category compared to others. The change in pack format from ice cube bottle pack to single pack is another major growth factor for the company. As chewing gum consumption pattern is largely driven by impulse purchasing thus, attractive and fun packaging plays vital role. Consumer shift towards mint products owing to oral health concern is the key factor affecting the market. Product launch with innovative cooling crystals, hybridization of mint, and gum, fruity flavors, such as strawberry, arctic grape, and cool lemon has increased sugar free chewing gum demand.

Asia-Pacific Driving Sales

China dominates the Sugar Free Chewing Gum market in Asia-Pacific, which is followed by Japan. China Sugar Free Chewing Gum market size is expected to reach near to US by 2023. India, which is at a nascent stage with only 4 million Kg in 2018, recorded a fastest growth rate globally with a CAGR of 8.4%. Asia-Pacific holds the largest youth population globally, within age group of 18-24 year, which drives the sale of sugar free gums. On-the-go mouth freshness products, such as Doublemint has performed well in Asia owing to high demand. Increased usage of social media and growing purchasing power supports the market growth. Driving consumer awareness through packaging to demonstrating product information through design is the future sugar free chewing gum market opportunity.

Key Developments

  • April 2018 - The Hershey Co. introduced a first-of-its-kind glitter gum under its Ice Breakers brand. The product is available in cherry snow cone flavor with added glittery flair to push their swagger over-the-top. Icebreaker is one of the innovative product with a combination of mint and gum
  • December 2017 - Mars Inc., brand Wrigley launched Juicy Fruit® Mixies gum with four fruity flavors in bottle pack. Company introduced Juicy Fruit® Collisions which offers two in one flavor and exciting taste


  • The global sugar free chewing gum market is competitive with large number of multinational player competing for market share. New product innovation with attractive packaging is the main strategy adopted by players.Major players include - NESTLÉ S.A, MONDELĒZ INTERNATIONAL, INC., PERFETTI VAN MELLE, amongst others.

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  • Distribution Channel sales Analysis by Value
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  • 1. Introduction
    1.1 Key Deliverables of the Study
    1.2 Study Assumptions
    1.3 Scope of the Market
    2. Research Approach and Methodology
    2.1 Introduction
    2.2 Research Design
    2.3 Study Timelines
    2.4 Study Phases
    2.4.1 Secondary Research
    2.4.2 Discussion Guide
    2.4.3 Market Engineering and Econometric Modelling
    2.4.4 Expert Validation
    3. Market Overview
    3.1 Market Trends
    3.2 Market Dynamics
    3.2.1 Drivers
    3.2.1.1 Increased demand for Low-fat Sour Cream
    3.2.1.2 Rising Demand for Organic Cream
    3.2.1.3 Innovation in Packaging and Varied Flavor
    3.2.2 Restraints
    3.2.2.1 Fierce Competitions, like Drinkable Yogurt and Other Fermented Drinks
    3.2.3 Opportunities
    3.2.3.1 Innovating Product, Based on Application
    3.2.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
    3.2.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    3.2.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
    3.2.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
    3.2.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
    3.2.4.5 Degree of Competition
    4. Market Segmentation
    4.1 By Distribution Channel
    4.1.1 Warehouse Clubs
    4.1.2 Convenience Stores
    4.1.3 Specialist Retailers
    4.1.4 Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
    4.1.5 Online Retail
    4.1.6 Vending Machines
    4.1.7 Others
    4.2 By Geography
    4.2.1 North America
    4.2.1.1 United States
    4.2.1.2 Canada
    4.2.2 Europe
    4.2.2.1 Western Europe
    4.2.2.1.1 Germany
    4.2.2.1.2 United Kingdom
    4.2.2.1.3 France
    4.2.2.1.4 Norway
    4.2.2.1.5 Spain
    4.2.2.1.6 Sweden
    4.2.2.1.7 Rest of Western Europe
    4.2.2.2 Central and Eastern Europe
    4.2.2.2.1 Turkey
    4.2.2.2.2 Poland
    4.2.2.2.3 Russia
    4.2.2.2.4 Ukraine
    4.2.2.2.5 Rest of Central Europe
    4.2.3 Asia-Pacific
    4.2.3.1 China
    4.2.3.2 India
    4.2.3.3 Australia
    4.2.3.4 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    4.2.4 South America
    4.2.4.1 Brazil
    4.2.4.2 Chile
    4.2.4.3 Colombia
    4.2.5 Middle East & Africa
    4.2.5.1 South Africa
    4.2.5.2 Saudi Arabia
    4.2.5.3 United Arab Emirates
    4.2.5.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa
    5. Competitive Landscape
    5.1 Market Share Analysis
    5.2 Strategy Adopted by Key Players
    5.3 Most Active Companies in the Past Five Years
    6. List of Company Profiles
    6.1 Overview
    6.2 Products & Services
    6.3 Financials
    6.4 Key Developments
    6.5 Strategies Adopted
    6.6 SWOT Analysis of Major Five Players
    7. Companies Covered
    7.1 Kraft Foods Group, Inc.
    7.2 Daisy Brand LLC
    7.3 Dean Foods
    7.4 Unilever PLC
    7.5 The Tropical House GmbH & Co. KG
    7.6 Bongrain SA
    7.7 Fonterra Co-Operative Group Limited
    7.8 Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods
    7.9 Meiji Holdings Co., Ltd
    7.10 Groupe Lactalis
    7.11 Groupe Danone SA
    8. Appendix
    8.1 Disclaimer
    8.2 Sources
    LIST OF TABLES
    1: Sour Cream Market: Revenue in USD million, by Region, Global, 2015-2023
    2: Sour Cream Market: Revenue in USD million, by Distribution Channel, Global, 2015-2023
    3: Sour Cream Market: Revenue in USD million, by Country, North America, 2015-2023
    4: Sour Cream Market: Revenue in USD million, by Distribution Channel, North America, 2015-2023
    5: Sour Cream Market: Revenue in USD million, by Country, South America, 2015-2023
    6: Sour Cream Market: Revenue in USD million, by Distribution Channel, South America, 2015-2023
    7: Sour Cream Market: Revenue in USD million, by Country, Europe, 2015-2023
    8: Sour Cream Market: Revenue in USD million, by Distribution Channel, Europe, 2015-2023
    9: Sour Cream Market: Revenue in USD million, by Country, Asia-Pacific, 2015-2023
    10: Sour Cream Market: Revenue in USD million, by Distribution Channel, Asia-Pacific, 2015-2023
    11: Sour Cream Market: Revenue in USD million, by Country, Middle East & Africa, 2015-2023
    12: Sour Cream Market: Revenue in USD million, by Distribution Channel, Middle East & Africa, 2015-2023
    13: Sour Cream Market: Volume in million Kg, by Region, Global, 2015-2023
    14: Sour Cream Market: Volume in million Kg, by Country, North America, 2015-2023
    15: Sour Cream Market: Volume in million Kg, by Country, South America, 2015-2023
    16: Sour Cream Market: Volume in million Kg, by Country, Europe, 2015-2023
    17: Sour Cream Market: Volume in million Kg, by Country, Asia-Pacific, 2015-2023
    18: Sour Cream Market: Volume in million Kg, by Country, Middle East & Africa, 2015-2023

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