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 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 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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry is in the mature stage of its economic life cycle. Industry value added (IVA) is used to measure an industry's contribution to the overall economy. IVA is forecast to increase at an annualised 0.7% over the 10 years through 2018-19, underperforming the overall economy over this period, which is forecast to grow at a compound annual 2.6%. Growing at a slower pace than the overall Australian economy is indicative of a mature and stagnant industry. In addition, a saturated domestic market and well established products, brands and manufacturers characterise the industry. Although barriers to entry remain relatively low, the industry is typified by a few large producers who dominate market share concentration, restricting the number of new players entering the industry... 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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