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 offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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

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The Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing industry exhibits a medium level of market share concentration. The industry's four largest players generate an estimated 69.7% of revenue, slightly under a high level of market share concentration. This concentration of ownership is a result of an increase in acquisitions and organic growth for the industry's major players over the past five years. Growth has occurred through continued product innovation, strong brand loyalty and aggressive marketing. Market share concentration also varies depending on product segment and company size. Chocolate production is heavily dominated by a few foreign owned firms, primarily Cadbury, Nestle and Mars... 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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