Global Confectionery Market - Segmented by Product Type, Distribution Channel and Geography - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

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  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 130 pages
  • Mordor Intelligence
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Arcor Group
  • Ferrero Group
  • Hershey Co
  • Lotte Group
  • Mars Inc.
  • Meiji Co. Ltd
  • MORE
The global confectionery market was at USD 187.14 billion in 2017 and is expected to register a healthy growth during the forecast period. The global confectionery market includes chocolate, gums, sugar confectionery, and snack bar. Chocolate is the most popular category, which dominates the market owing to its increased consumption globally.

Rising demand for exotic varieties and premium chocolate products has driven the market. The market for confectionery sale varies from country to country. For example, sugar confectionery accounts for 60% of retail confectionery sale in China while it only holds 25% in Europe. Globally, Europe dominates the market holding a market share of 29.5%. Asia-pacific and Eastern Europe have recorded a high growth rate during the forecast period owing to developing economy and craving for healthy snacking.

Growing Demand for New Flavors, Sugar-free, and Functional Confectionery

High sugar content related to obesity is a severe concern among consumers. Consumers are looking for healthier options, such as low calorie, high cocoa, and functional ingredients based confectionery. Functional claim on the confectionery products label is growing rapidly. In recent years, there is a significant increase in the number of the product launch in sugar-free gums, energy chews, and candy. Healthier chocolate with low calorie has gained popularity among consumers. Nestle, Mars, Lindt, and Ferrero has achieved massive success with their introduction of low-calorie confectionery line. These players have targeted to keep calorie to 200 or below in half of their confectioneries by 2022. Mars has introduced various varieties of new flavor to low-calorie confectionery in 2016. The sale of the company grew ten times faster than the conventional confectionery category.

Convenience, on-the-go Snacking Accelerating Demand

Convenient packaging such as multi-packs, smaller size, and flexible packaging are growing in demand. Consumers like to snack in a lower portion at multiple occasions. Busy lifestyle and increased working women population in emerging countries have led to rising in skipping breakfast. Healthier options in snack such as breakfast and cereal bar have turned as an alternative to breakfast for consumers. In Asia, China, and India are the fastest growing markets for breakfast and cereal/granola bar. The global snack bar sale has surpassed a volume consumption of 816 million Kg in 2016 with cereal bar accounting for a major share. The global energy bar market size is estimated to reach 290 million Kg by 2023. Introduction of new healthier ingredients, such as yogurt, berries, and almonds in the snack bar in the convenient pack has driven the market.

Wealthier Markets Boosting Confectionery Sales

Saudi Arabia and UAE have observed a faster CAGR of 2% than the global average. The Middle East & Africa confectionery market has valued at USD 9 billion in 2016. Chocolate confectionery and gums are the more popular category in MNEA region as compared to sugar confectionery sale. The confectionery production industry in the Middle East has recorded a growth of 20% in annual turnover. Increased foreign working population, growing organized distribution channel and high per capita income is driving the confectionery market. Heavy price and discount offered at supermarkets/hypermarkets are another factor boosted the chocolate confectionery sale in the region. Countlines dominates the chocolate confectionery market with a volume share of 30.5% in 2016, which is followed by Softlines/Selflines. Boxed assortments sale is growing in developing region owing to seasonal chocolate gifting trend.

Key Developments
  • April 2018 - Nestle recently launched “Ruby Chocolate” in UK on 10th April, which is the first new natural color chocolate after white chocolate introduced by nestle 80 years back. This chocolate is made from ruby/pink cocoa bean
  • October 2017 - Kellogg Company acquired RXBAR maker Chicago Bar Company LLC for USD 600 million. The transparent product formulation of high protein RXBAR has gained huge success in sales and consumer acceptance. Prior to the acquisition, Chicago Bar Company launched RXBAR Kids, with attractive kids-friendly ingredient and flavor
  • July 2017 - Mars Inc. launched new low calorie, low chocolate content bar “Goodness Knows”, which is the first ever low calorie bar in past 20 year. The product is made with whole, nuts, dried fruits, toasted oats, and dark chocolate. Healthier snacking along with convenience and taste is the rising trend among consumers, which is the major strategy adopted by the company
The global confectionery market is highly fragmented with top players accounting for major share. New product innovation and low calorie label claim are the main strategy adopted by the key player. Companies are focusing on active marketing strategies to overcome the sugar tax impact on their brands promotion. Snack bar with whole foods have performed well in the past five years. Many chocolate players, such as Nestle are planning to launch premium chocolate in emerging countries, such as in India.

Major players include - MARS INC., FERRERO, NESTLE SA, HERSHEY CO., MEIJI CO. LTD., amongst others.

Reasons to Purchase this Report
  • Analyzing outlook of the market with the recent trends and Porter’s five forces analysis
  • Market dynamics scenario, along with growth opportunities of the market in the years to come
  • Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and non-economic aspects
  • Regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market.
  • Market value (USD Million) and volume (Kg Million) data for each segment and sub segment
  • Covering three broad category of confectionery: Chocolate, gums, sugar confectionery, and snack bar
  • Distribution Channel sales Analysis by Value
  • Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new product launch and strategies adopted by players in the past five years
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • 3-month analyst support, along with the Market Estimate sheet in excel
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Arcor Group
  • Ferrero Group
  • Hershey Co
  • Lotte Group
  • Mars Inc.
  • Meiji Co. Ltd
  • MORE
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 Current Market Scenario and Future Prospects
3.2 Market Trends
3.3 Market Dynamics
3.3.1 Drivers
3.3.1.1 Growing Consumer Preference for Exotic Flavors
3.3.1.2 Rise in Disposable Income and Increase in Impulse Purchasing
3.3.1.3 Increased Demand of On-the-go Snacking
3.3.2 Restraints
3.3.2.1 Health Concern Related to High Sugar Content
3.3.2.2 Fluctuating Raw Material Prices, Such As Cocoa, Vanilla, and tax on Sugar Tax
3.3.3 Opportunities
3.3.3.1 Growing Demand of Functional Confectionery
3.3.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
3.3.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
3.3.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
3.3.4.3 Threat of New Entrants
3.3.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services
3.3.4.5 Degree of Competition

4. Market Segmentation
4.1 By Product Type
4.1.1 Chocolate
4.1.1.1 Alfajores
4.1.1.2 Softlines/Selflines
4.1.1.3 Boxed Assortments
4.1.1.4 Chocolate With Toys
4.1.1.5 Countlines
4.1.1.6 Seasonal Chocolate
4.1.1.7 Molded Chocolate
4.1.1.8 Other Chocolate Confectionery
4.1.2 Gum
4.1.2.1 Bubble Gum
4.1.2.2 Chewing Gum
4.1.3 Sugar Confectionery
4.1.3.1 Boiled Sweets
4.1.3.2 Liquorice
4.1.3.3 Lollipops
4.1.3.4 Medicated Confectionery
4.1.3.5 Mints
4.1.3.6 Mints
4.1.3.7 Pastilles, Gums, Jellies and Chews
4.1.3.8 toffees, Caramels and Nougat
4.1.3.9 Other Sugar Confectionery
4.1.4 Snack Bar
4.1.4.1 Cereal Bars
4.1.4.2 Energy Bars
4.1.4.3 Other Snack Bars
4.2 By Distribution Channel
4.2.1 Warehouse Clubs
4.2.2 Convenience Stores
4.2.3 Specialist Retailers
4.2.4 Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
4.2.5 Online Retail
4.2.6 Variety Stores
4.2.7 Department Stores
4.2.8 Vending Machines
4.2.9 Others
4.3 By Geography
4.3.1 North America
4.3.1.1 United States
4.3.1.2 Canada
4.3.1.3 Mexico
4.3.2 Europe
4.3.2.1 Western Europe
4.3.2.1.1 Germany
4.3.2.1.2 United Kingdom
4.3.2.1.3 France
4.3.2.1.4 Italy
4.3.2.1.5 Spain
4.3.2.1.6 Rest of Western Europe
4.3.2.2 Central and Eastern Europe
4.3.2.2.1 Poland
4.3.2.2.2 Russia
4.3.2.2.3 The Czech Republic
4.3.2.2.4 Hungary
4.3.2.2.5 Rest of Central Europe
4.3.3 Asia-Pacific
4.3.3.1 China
4.3.3.2 India
4.3.3.3 Japan
4.3.3.4 Australia
4.3.3.5 Rest of Asia-Pacific
4.3.4 South America
4.3.4.1 Argentina
4.3.4.2 Brazil
4.3.4.3 Colombia
4.3.4.4 Rest of South America
4.3.5 Middle East & Africa
4.3.5.1 South Africa
4.3.5.2 Saudi Arabia
4.3.5.3 United Arab Emirates
4.3.5.4 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 Mondeléz international Inc.
7.2 Mars Inc.
7.3 Nestle SA
7.4 Ferrero Group
7.5 Meiji Co. Ltd
7.6 Hershey Co
7.7 Lotte Confectionery Co. Ltd
7.8 Tiger Brands Limited
7.9 Lotte Group
7.10 Strauss Group
7.11 United Food industries Corporation Ltd
7.12 Arcor Group

8. Appendix
8.1 Disclaimer
8.2 Sources
LIST OF TABLES
1: Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Region, Global, 2015-2023

2. Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Product Type, Global, 2015-2023

3. Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Distribution Channel, Global, 2015-2023

4. Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Country, North America, 2015-2023

5. Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Product Type, North America, 2015-2023

6. Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Distribution Channel, North America, 2015-2023

7. Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Country, South America, 2015-2023

8. Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Product Type, South America, 2015-2023

9. Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Distribution Channel, South America, 2015-2023

10. Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Country, Europe, 2015-2023

11. Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Product Type, Europe, 2015-2023
12: Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Distribution Channel, Europe, 2015-2023
13: Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Country, Asia-Pacific, 2015-2023
14: Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Product Type, Asia-Pacific, 2015-2023
15: Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Distribution Channel, Asia-Pacific, 2015-2023
16: Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Country, Middle East & Africa, 2015-2023
17: Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Product Type, Middle East & Africa, 2015-2023
18: Confectionery Market: Revenue in USD million, by Distribution Channel, Middle East & Africa, 2015-2023
19: Confectionery Market: Volume in million Kg, by Region, Global, 2015-2023
20: Confectionery Market: Volume in million Kg, by Product Type, Global, 2015-2023
21: Confectionery Market: Volume in million Kg, by Country, North America, 2015-2023
22: Confectionery Market: Volume in million Kg, by Product Type, North America, 2015-2023
23: Confectionery Market: Volume in million Kg, by Country, South America, 2015-2023
24: Confectionery Market: Volume in million Kg, by Product Type, South America, 2015-2023
25: Confectionery Market: Volume in million Kg, by Country, Europe, 2015-2023
26: Confectionery Market: Volume in million Kg, by Product Type, Europe, 2015-2023
27: Confectionery Market: Volume in million Kg, by Country, Asia-Pacific, 2015-2023
28: Confectionery Market: Volume in million Kg, by Product Type, Asia-Pacific, 2015-2023
29: Confectionery Market: Volume in million Kg, by Country, Middle East & Africa, 2015-2023
30: Confectionery Market: Volume in million Kg, by Product Type, Middle East & Africa, 2015-2023
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  • Mondeléz international Inc.
  • Mars Inc.
  • Nestle SA
  • Ferrero Group
  • Meiji Co. Ltd
  • Hershey Co
  • Lotte Confectionery Co. Ltd
  • Tiger Brands Limited
  • Lotte Group
  • Strauss Group
  • United Food industries Corporation Ltd
  • Arcor Group
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