Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Sweet rewards: The industry benefits from product innovation as consumers demand more variety

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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing industry has remained fairly resilient over the past five years. Increasing health consciousness has required manufacturers to be innovative with their product lines and adapt to shifting consumer demands. Consumers have demanded ethical and sustainable production methods, resulting in the significant growth of fair-trade and organic chocolate products. Revenue is estimated to increase at a compound annual rate of 0.6% over the five years through 2014-15. Greater demand for industry products from supermarkets and grocery stores, and rising household discretionary income have underpinned this growth. These trends are expected to contribute to stronger growth of 2.2% in 2014-15, with revenue reaching $5.9 billion... purchase to read more

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Over the past five years, the industry has remained resilient despite facing several challenges. Manufacturers have had to contend with an increasingly health-conscious marketplace, changing dietary trends, volatile input costs and rising competition. Greater consumption of healthier substitute snack foods such as cereals, nuts, yoghurt, fruit and vegetables has further limited demand for industry products.

Revenue and profitability

Industry revenue is estimated to grow at an annualised 0.6% over the five years through 2014-15, to reach $5.9 billion. Increasing demand for chocolate and confectionery products from supermarkets and grocery stores, the industry’s largest market, has driven this performance over the past five years and contributed to growth... purchase to read more


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What is the Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the 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. 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 productConfectioneryCrystallised or glazed fruitDrinking chocolateLiquoriceMarshmallowCandied nutCandied popcorn

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