Country Profile: Confectionery Sector in Japan

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  • Report
  • Region: Japan
  • 110 pages
  • GlobalData
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  • A. Loacker Ag
  • Costco
  • Ferrero
  • Fujiya
  • Glico Witte
  • Hawaiian Host
  • MORE
Country Profile: Confectionery Sector in Japan

Summary

Japanese Confectionery sector accounted for a volume share of 3.2% of the global market and 14.8% of the regional (Asia-Pacific) market, in 2016. The sector was valued at J¥1,105,183.9 Million (US$10,153.8 Million) in 2016 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.3% during 2016-2021. Rising consumer confidence, boosted by growing disposable income, is prompting Japanese to spend more on indulgent treats more frequently, which is driving the consumption of Confectionery products. Per capita consumption stood at 3.17kg when compared to the global and Asia-Pacific levels of 2.46kg and 0.81kg, respectively, in 2016.

Chocolate was the largest with value sales of J¥571,936.8 Million (US$5,254.6 Million) in 2016. Furthermore, it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.4% compared to Sugar Confectionery (2.7%) and Gum (1.4%).

Hypermarkets & Supermarkets was the leading distribution channel in the Japanese Confectionery sector, accounting for a total value share of 40.9% in 2016. Convenience Stores represented the second largest distribution channel with a value share of 23.9% in the same year. Flexible Packaging was the most commonly used package material in the Japanese Confectionery sector with a share of 77.6% in 2016. It was followed by Rigid Plastics and Paper & Board with shares of 12.7% and 8.5%, respectively.

Xylitol was the largest brand in value terms with a share of 5.1% in 2016. It was followed by Ghana and Pocky with value shares of 3.7% and 3.4%, respectively. Health & Wellness attributes such as ‘Free from (Sugar Free)’ and consumer benefits such as ‘Health Management (Diabetic/Dietetic)’ are the most sought after Health & Wellness claims in the Japanese Confectionery sector.

The report "Country Profile: Confectionery Sector in Japan" 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: A. Loacker Ag, Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG, Costco, Ferrero, Fujiya, Furuta Confectionery Co., Ltd., Glico Witte, Hawaiian Host, Kabaya Food Corporation, Kasugai Seika, Lotte Co., Ltd., Market O Real Brownie, Mars, Incorporated, Mary Chocolate Co., Ltd., Maxim De Paris Ltd., Meiji Holdings Co., Ltd., Meito Sangyo Co., Ltd, Morozoff Limited, Nestle, The Hershey Company, Yildiz Holding AS, Denroku Co., Ltd., Ezaki Glico co., Ltd, Morinaga & Co., Ltd. , Peter Paul, Yuraku Confectionery, Bourbon Corporation Japan., Choco Mochi, Mauna Loa, Nikkoh Co., Ltd.

Scope
  • The per capita consumption of Confectionery is higher in Japan compared to the global and regional level
  • Per capita consumption of Confectionery products is high in Japan when compared to global and regional levels
  • Hypermarkets & Supermarkets is the largest distribution channel followed by Convenience Stores
  • Lotte Co., Ltd accounts for the leading share in the Japanese Confectionery sector
  • Flexible Packaging is the most commonly used package material in the Japanese 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
  • The packaging analysis report helps manufacturers, in identifying the most commonly used packaging materials in the sector
  • Analysis on key macro-economic indicators such as GDP per capita, population (overall and breakdown by age), and consumer price index. It also covers a comparative analysis of political, economic, socio-demographic, and technological indicators (PEST) across 50 countries.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • A. Loacker Ag
  • Costco
  • Ferrero
  • Fujiya
  • Glico Witte
  • Hawaiian Host
  • MORE
1. Report Scope
2. Executive summary
3. Japan in the global and regional context
3.1. Japan’s share in the Global and Asia-Pacific Confectionery sector
3.2. Japan compared to other leading countries in Asia-Pacific
4. Market size analysis - Confectionery sector
4.1. Value and volume analysis - Confectionery sector in Japan
4.2. Per capita consumption - Japan compared to Asia-Pacific and globally
4.3. Extent to which consumers are trading up/down
4.4. Value and volume analysis of markets in the Confectionery sector
4.5. 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 Japanese 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 Urbanization
12. Methodology
13. Appendix
14. Definitions
15. About
16. Disclaimer
17. Contact

List of Tables
Table 1: Growth analysis by markets, 2016-2021
Table 2: Value analysis by of Chocolate market 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 Value for Chocolate - by category (J¥ Million) 2011-2021
Table 25: Market Value for Chocolate - by category (US$ Million) 2011-2021
Table 26: Market Volume for Chocolate - by category (Kg Million) 2011-2021
Table 27: Market Value for Gum - by category (J¥ Million) 2011-2021
Table 28: Market Value for Gum - by category (US$ Million) 2011-2021
Table 29: Market Volume for Gum - by category (Kg Million) 2011-2021
Table 30: Market Value for Sugar Confectionery - by category (J¥ Million) 2011-2021
Table 31: Market Value for Sugar Confectionery - by category (US$ Million) 2011-2021
Table 32: Market Volume for Sugar Confectionery - by category (Kg Million) 2011-2021
Table 33: Components of change - by Market
Table 34: Confectionery Sales Distribution in Japan - by Markets (J¥ Million), 2016
Table 35: Key Health & Wellness product attributes driving sales in Japan (J¥ Million)
Table 35: Key Health & Wellness consumer benefits driving sales in Japan (J¥ Million)
Table 35: Package Material (in Million pack units)
Table 36: Pack Type (in Million pack units)
Table 37: Closure Type (in Million pack units)
Table 38: Primary Outer Type (in Million pack units)
Table 39: Exchange Rates: (US$-J¥), 2011-2021
Table 40: GDP Per Capita (J¥)
Table 41: Population
Table 42: Consumer Price Index
Table 43: Age Profile (Millions of Persons)
Table 44: Market Definitions
Table 45: Category Definitions
Table 46: Channel Definitions
Table 47: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes-Food Minus
Table 48: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Free From
Table 49: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Functional & Fortified
Table 50: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Naturally Healthy
Table 51: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Food Intolerance
Table 52: Health & Wellness: Consumer Benefits - Health Management
Table 53: Health & Wellness: Analysis by Consumer Benefits
Table 54: Health & Wellness: Consumer Benefits - Performance

List of Figures
Figure 1: Volume share of Japan in the global and Asia-Pacific Confectionery sector, 2011-2021
Figure 2: Japan compared to other top four countries in Asia-Pacific - 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 Japan compared to global and Asia-Pacific average, 2011-2021
Figure 5: Degree of trading up/down in the Japanese Confectionery sector, 2015-2016
Figure 6: Value and volume growth analysis by markets, 2016-2021
Figure 7: Per capita consumption (by markets) in Japan compared to global and Asia-Pacific average, 2016
Figure 8: Value and volume growth analysis, Chocolate market, 2011-2021
Figure 9: Value and volume growth analysis, Gum market, 2011-2021
Figure 10: Value and volume growth analysis, Sugar Confectionery market, 2011-2021
Figure 11: Distribution channel share, Confectionery, 2011-2016
Figure 12: Distribution channel share, Chocolate market, 2011-2016
Figure 13: Distribution channel share, Gum market, 2011-2016
Figure 14: Distribution channel share, Sugar Confectionery market, 2011-2016
Figure 15: Leading brands in the Japanese Confectionery sector, value and volume share, 2016
Figure 16: Leading brands in the Chocolate market, value and volume share, 2016
Figure 17: Leading brands in the Gum market, value and volume share, 2016
Figure 18: Leading brands in the Sugar Confectionery market, value and volume share, 2016
Figure 19: Private label penetration by markets (value terms), 2016
Figure 20: Growth analysis, private label and brands, (2011-2016)
Figure 21: Value of Health & Wellness claims by market, US$ million, 2016-2021
Figure 22: Value analysis by Health & Wellness product attributes, 2016
Figure 23: Volume analysis by Health & Wellness product attributes, 2016
Figure 24: Value analysis by Health & Wellness consumer benefits, 2016
Figure 25: Volume analysis by Health & Wellness consumer benefits, 2016
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: Japan’s GDP per capita, 2011-2016
Figure 38: Population growth in Japan, 2011-2016
Figure 39: Consumer Price Index, Japan, 2010-2016
Figure 40: Age Profile, Japan, 2016
Figure 41: Consumption of Confectionery by Gender, Japan, 2016
Figure 42: Consumption of Confectionery by age, Japan, 2016
Figure 43: Consumption of Confectionery by education, Japan, 2016
Figure 44: Consumption of Confectionery by urbanization, Japan, 2016
Figure 45: About
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  • A. Loacker Ag
  • Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG
  • Costco
  • Ferrero
  • Fujiya
  • Furuta Confectionery Co. Ltd.
  • Glico Witte
  • Hawaiian Host
  • Kabaya Food Corporation
  • Kasugai Seika
  • Lotte Co. Ltd.
  • Market O Real Brownie
  • Mars Incorpo
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