Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1182 | Jun 2014

Sweetening the deal: Product innovation will continue to drive revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing industry has remained fairly resilient over the past five years, despite a recessive economy, volatile input prices, and health and ethical issues. Increasing health consciousness has required manufacturers to be innovative with their product lines and adapt to shifting consumer demands. In addition, consumers have demanded ethical and sustainable production methods, resulting in significant growth in the sale of fair trade chocolate products. Industry revenue is estimated to increase at a compound annual 0.5% over the five years through 2013-14... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Chocolate and confectionery manufacturers are primarily concentrated along the eastern seaboard. An estimated 79.5% of industry operators are located in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. Chocolate and confectionery manufacturing companies also tend to operate in metropolitan areas, as population levels and economic activity are highest in these areas. Historically, the fragile and perishable nature of industry products, particularly chocolate, has made it necessary for firms to establish operations close to major consumer markets. This trend has continued and a large proportion of Australia's chocolate and confectionery manufacturers are located in the surrounding areas of Melbourne and Sydney... purchase to read more


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What is the Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing Industry?

Establishments in this industry primarily manufacture confectionery, chocolate or cocoa products, with or without sugar. Chocolate is produced from roasted ground cacao beans that are combined with other ingredients such as milk and sugar. Cocoa is a powder produced from cacao beans that have been roasted, shelled and ground. Sugar confectionery is produced by boiling, crystallising and moulding sugar or molasses into solid pieces that are usually coloured and flavoured.

Industry Products
Chewing gumChocolateConfectionery
Industry Activities
Chewing gumChocolateCocoa productsConfectioneryCrystallised or glazed fruitDrinking chocolateLiquorice candyMarshmallowsCandied nutsCandied popcorn

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