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US Chocolate Industry 2013-2018: Trends, Forecasts and Opportunity Analysis Product Image

US Chocolate Industry 2013-2018: Trends, Forecasts and Opportunity Analysis

  • ID: 2762012
  • December 2013
  • Region: United States
  • 88 Pages
  • Lucintel

The US chocolate industry is expected to experience moderate growth and reach an estimated $19.3 billion in 2018. Innovation of new products in dark chocolate and milk chocolate segment with new flavors and low calorie such as sugar-free chocolates will increase the growth of retail chocolate industry. Occasion and celebration is a factor that impacts the selling and production of chocolate and ultimately leads the increased company revenue which boosts industry growth.

The author highlights the major challenges likely to be faced by the industry. Rising prices of raw materials, especially for cocoa beans, is affecting the manufacturing cost of chocolates which can pose a challenge for market growth. Other factors such as intermittent raw material supply and lack of efficient distribution channels in emerging markets create challenges for the chocolate industry.

The report also covers the key drivers. Increasing consumer expenditure and per capita income are the primary demand drivers for retail chocolate industry which drive industry towards growth. Increasing personal consumption expenditure would increase the US retail chocolate industry. As per the study, 73.9% of READ MORE >

1. Executive Summary

2. Chocolate Industry Background and Classifications
2.1: Introduction
2.1.1: Industry classification
2.1.2: Industry served
2.1.3: Supply chain

3. Market Analysis
3.1: The US chocolate industry analysis 2012
3.1.1: The US chocolate industry by value
3.1.2: market trend 2007-2012
3.1.3: demographic factors analysis
3.1.4: Macro economy trends
3.1.5: The US chocolate industry trend
3.1.6: The US chocolate market trend by segment
3.2: Industry drivers and challenges
3.3: The US chocolate industry forecast 2013–2018
3.3.1: Macro economy forecasts
3.3.2: The US chocolate industry forecast by value

4. Financial (Cost Structure, Profitability, Debt, and Assets) Analysis
4.1: The US chocolate industry profitability analysis
4.1.1: Cost structure of the us chocolate industry 2007-2012
4.2: Asset analysis
4.3: Debt analysis
4.4: Cash on hand analysis

5. Competitive Landscape and Growth Opportunities Analysis
5.1: Product portfolio analysis
5.2: Market share analysis
5.3: Growth leadership analysis
5.4: Growth opportunities analysis

6. Industry Strategic Assessment
6.1: Emerging trends in the us chocolate industry
6.2: Unmet needs in chocolate industry
6.3: Innovations and new product launches in chocolate industry
6.4: Mergers and acquisitions in chocolate industry

7. Company Profiles for Leading Players

List of Figures

Chapter 2. Chocolate Industry Background and Classifications
Figure 2.1: Segmentation on the basis of ingredients of us chocolate industry
Figure 2.2: Key Products in US chocolate industry
Figure 2.4: Supply chain chocolate industry
Figure 2.5: Porter's Five Forces industry analysis for US chocolate market

Chapter 3. Market Analysis
Figure 3.1: US Chocolate Industry Distribution by Segments in 2012
Figure 3.2: Population Age Structure in 2012
Figure 3.3: Population Contribution by Gender in 2012
Figure 3.4: Trend of US GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.5: Trend of US Population Growth Rate
Figure 3.6: Trend of US Inflation Rate
Figure 3.7: Trend of US Unemployment Rate
Figure 3.8: US Chocolate Industry Growth Trend (2007-2012)
Figure 3.9: US Chocolate Revenue ($ B) by Segments in 2012
Figure 3.10: US Chocolate Industry Trend by Market Segments during 2007-2012
Figure 3.11: CAGR of Various Segments of the US Chocolate Industry: 2007-2012
Figure 3.12: Growth Rate in Various Segments of the US Chocolate Industry during 2011-2012
Figure 3.13: Forecast of US GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.14: Forecast of US Population Growth Rate
Figure 3.15: Forecast of US Inflation Rate
Figure 3.16: Forecast of US Unemployment Rate
Figure 3.17: US Chocolate Industry Growth Forecast (2013-2018)
Figure 3.18: US Chocolate Industry Market Segments Forecast by Value during 20132018

Chapter 4. Financial (Cost Structure, Profitability, Debt, and Assets) Analysis
Figure 4.1: US chocolate industry profitability analysis during 2007-2012 (%)
Figure 4.2: Cost structure of US chocolate industry 2007-2012
Figure 4.3: Asset for US chocolate industry 2007-2012 ($ B)
Figure 4.4: Debt for US chocolate industry 2007-2012 ($ B)
Figure 4.5: Cash on hand for US chocolate industry 2007-2012 ($ B)

Chapter 5. Competitive Landscape and Growth Opportunities Analysis
Figure 5.1: Market presence of major players of us chocolate industry
Figure 5.2: US market share of retail chocolate manufactures in 2012
Figure 5.3: Market share in terms of $ value by top five companies in us chocolate
industry in 2012
Figure 5.4: Growth leadership matrix in US chocolate industry
Figure 5.5: Growth forecasts in various segments

Chapter 6. Industry Strategic Assessment
Figure 6.1: Emerging trends in US chocolate industry
Figure 6.2: Unmet needs in US chocolate industry

List of Tables
Chapter 1. Executive Summary
Table 1.1: US chocolate industry parameters and attributes

Chapter 3. Market Analysis
Table 3.1: Market trends (2007-2012) in US chocolate industry ($ B)
Table 3.2: Average growth rates for one, three, and five years in the US chocolate
industry in terms of $ value
Table 3.3: Market size and 2011-2012 growth rates in various segments of US chocolate
industry in terms of $ value
Table 3.4: Market size and annual growth rates during last five years (2007-2012) in
various market segments of us chocolate industry in terms of $ value
Table 3.5: Market forecast (2013-2018) in US chocolate ($ B)
Table 3.6: Average growth rates for one, three, and five years in the US chocolate
industry in terms of $ value
Table 3.7: Market size and 2012-2013 growth rates in various segments of US chocolate
industry in terms of $ value
Table 3.8: Market size and annual growth rates during next five years (2013-2018) in
various market segments of US chocolate industry in terms of $ value

Chapter 5. Competitive Landscape and Growth Opportunities Analysis
Table 5.1: Market Share of US Chocolate Manufactures in 2012

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