Taste of success: Products catering to health consciousness to sweeten revenue performance

IBISWorld’s 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.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry operators have expanded product portfolios to appeal to health-conscious consumers
  • Rising health consciousness among consumers continues to weaken demand for industry products
  • Rising health consciousness is likely to continue to limit demand for industry products

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Confectionery Manufacturing industry has faced changing consumer preferences over the past five years. Concerns regarding obesity have encouraged consumers to adopt healthier eating patterns, with consumers monitoring the amount of sugar and fat in their diets. Consequently, this has weakened demand for confectionery over the five-year period. To combat rising consumer concerns regarding health, industry operators have expanded product portfolios to include a range of products that appeal to the health-conscious consumer, such as sugar-free confectionery. The expansion of product lines to include sugar-free and premium industry products has helped manufacturers lessen their dependence on core products, limiting revenue declines over the period...

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    What is the Confectionery Manufacturing industry?

    The Confectionery Manufacturing industry exhibits moderate barriers to entry, and these have remained relatively steady over the past five years. At the mass-market end of the industry, the largest barrier to entry for potential firms is the extremely well-established positions of the industry's existing companies. These confectionery manufacturers already have established links along the supply chain, both with upstream raw material suppliers and downstream markets, such as retailers and wholesalers. Larger companies are also able to operate with greater economies of scale and prospective manufacturers, therefore, may find it tough to compete on price.

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    Additional Insights for the Confectionery Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Confectionery Manufacturing Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Marketing of differentiated products
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Health consciousness and Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores in the Confectionery Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    Hard confectionery
    Soft confectionery
    Examples of brands in this Industry
    The Natural Confectionery Company
    Sour Patch Kids
    Pascall Confectionery
    XXX Mints

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Health consciousness
  • Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Real household disposable income
  • World price of sugar

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Consumer trends
  • Adapting to health concerns
  • Industry landscape
  • International trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Industry structure
  • Innovation
  • International trade
  • Table: Confectionery Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Confectionery Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores
  • Convenience Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Paper Product Wholesaling
  • Sugar Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Soft confectionery
  • Hard confectionery
  • Mints
  • Other
  • Chart: Confectionery Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Retailers
  • Wholesalers
  • Export markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Confectionery Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Confectionery Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Confectionery Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Mondelez Australia Holdings Pty LtdNestle Australia LtdMars Australia Pty Ltd
  • Table: Mondelez Australia Holdings Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Nestle Australia Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Mars Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Confectionery Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Confectionery Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Enhanced Project By-Laws Scheme (Epbs)
  • A now-ended industry assistance scheme that allowed duty-free importation of capital equipment that was not made in Australia or was technologically superior to Australian made equipment.
  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand
  • The agency responsible for developing and administering requirements for food safety and labelling in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Glucose
  • A type of sugar that is an important source of energy and a component of many carbohydrates.
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