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 Investment Chapter

The industry displays a moderate level of capital intensity. In 2015-16, for every dollar spent on wages, an estimated $0.25 is invested in capital. Capital intensity varies greatly among industry players. Larger manufacturers typically invest substantial amounts of capital in machinery to automate production and reduce marginal costs. Most manufacturing plants require high levels of capital expenditure on automated equipment and sophisticated technologies. These can increase productivity without the need for additional labour.

However, the industry also requires more labour than other food manufacturing industries due to greater product diversity... 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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