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

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing industry provides a range of chocolate, confectionery and chewing gum products. The breadth of product variety in each segment has increased over the past five years, as a maturing domestic market has resulted in greater product diversification and manufacturers have attempted to offer niche and premium products.


Chocolate is the industry's largest product segment, accounting for an estimated 65.7% of industry revenue. The chocolate segment is highly concentrated and characterised by a small number of extremely well-established brands that benefit from high levels of consumer loyalty. This segment primarily provides chocolate bars and blocks... 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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