Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1182 | Nov 2015

Just desserts: Healthier eating habits have forced the industry to introduce new products

IBISWorld’s Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing industry has remained resilient over the past five years despite challenging operating conditions. Increasing health consciousness has required manufacturers to be innovative with their product lines and adapt to shifting consumer demands. In particular, consumers have demanded more ethical and sustainable production methods, resulting in the significant growth of fair trade and organic chocolate products. Greater demand for industry products from supermarkets and grocery stores along with rising household disposable incomes have underpinned industry growth over the period. Industry revenue is projected to increase at a compound annual rate of 2.7% over the five years through 2015-16. This includes a forecast 1.3%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry exhibits a medium level of market share concentration. The industry's four largest players are expected to generate more than half of total revenue in 2015-16. The acquisition of Cadbury by Mondelez in 2010 initially helped to concentrate the industry, although this has trended downwards since then over the past five years. The industry's larger firms specialise in manufacturing mainstream products, targeting the low to medium price ranges of the final market. Smaller firms, which make up about 85% of enterprises, tend to concentrate on specialty and niche products that require shorter production runs and lower volumes. Market share concentration also varies depending on product segment and company size... purchase to read more


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What is the Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing Industry?

The industry includes businesses primarily engaged in manufacturing confectionery, chocolate or cocoa products, with or without added sugar.

Industry Products
Chewing gumChocolateConfectionery
Industry Activities
Chewing gumChocolateCocoa productConfectioneryCrystallised or glazed fruitDrinking chocolateLiquoriceMarshmallowCandied nutCandied popcorn

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