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Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1182 | Dec 2016

Sweet deal: Consumer preference for premium products has led to revenue growth

The Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing industry have faced changing consumer preferences over the past five years. Growing consumer concerns about the amount of fat and sugar in foods have weakened demand for chocolate and confectionery, particularly mass-produced products, over the past five years. To combat these trends, industry participants have increased product diversification and introduced healthier products, which has helped limit the number of consumers switching to substitute products, such as fruit. In addition, consumer demand for premium products has increased over the past five years, which has provided a boost to the industry. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.9% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $6.7 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of the Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing industry is closely correlated with Australia's population and economic activity. The majority of industry operators are situated on the eastern seaboard, close to major ports, for easy access to cocoa and sugar imports, and downstream markets. In particular, Victoria and New South Wales, the traditional heartland of Australian manufacturing industries, make up an estimated 66.0% of businesses in the industry. Industry operators also tend to be situated in these states to be closer to the major consumer markets, Melbourne and Sydney. Despite Queensland's large share of the population, it has a smaller share of participants, largely due to the perishable nature of industry products. .. purchase to read more


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What is the Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing Industry?

Industry firms primarily manufacture confectionery, chocolate or cocoa products, with or without added sugar.

Industry Products
ChocolateConfectioneryChewing gumCocoa products
Industry Activities
Chewing gumChocolateCocoa productConfectioneryCrystallised or glazed fruitDrinking chocolateLiquoriceMarshmallowCandied nutCandied popcorn

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