Global Confectionery Industry 2013-2018: Trend, Profit, and Forecast Analysis

 Published On: Jan, 2013 |  Published By: Lucintel | Format: PDF
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The global confectionery industry revenue is estimated to reach $176 billion by 2018 with a CAGR of 3.0% over the next five years (2013-2018). Rising disposable income, increasing awareness of health and wellness, higher population, and consumer spending are the major industry drivers.

Lucintel, a leading global management consulting and market research firm, has analyzed the global confectionery industry and presents its findings in “Global Confectionery Industry 2013-2018: Trend, Profit, and Forecast Analysis.” The industry consists of sales of chocolate confectionery, sugar confectionery, gum, cereal bars, and other confectionery. Europe has the highest regional share among all the regions. Asia Pacific (APAC) emerged as the most growth potential region over 2007-2012, driven by growing population and GDP growth in developing nations. A combination of factors such as rising population and consumer spending affects market dynamics significantly.

As per the study, introduction of confectionery categories and new product variants of different tastes are ensuring higher acceptability of these products. Increasing urbanization, hectic lifestyles, and more women in the workforce globally are increasing the demand for confectionery food. The biggest challenges for the industry include health issues, as well as inflation, employment rate, increasing government regulation, and changing consumer preferences, among others. The chocolate segment is forecast to witness the highest growth during 2013-2018. Special occasions and celebrations are expected to increase confectionery sales.

This study provides an overview of the global confectionery industry, tracking three market segments of that industry in four geographic regions. Thus, a total of 12 segments of the global confectionery industry are tracked. The report studies the manufacturers of chocolate confectionery, sugar confectionery, and gum, cereal bars and other confectionery. It provides a five-year annual trend and forecast analysis that highlights market size, profit, and cost structure as well as opportunities for the regions of North America, Europe, APAC, and Rest of the World.

This comprehensive guide from Lucintel provides readers with valuable information and the tools needed to successfully drive critical business decisions with a thorough understanding of the market’s potential. This report will save Lucintel clients hundreds of hours in personal research time on a global market and it offers significant benefits in expanding business opportunities throughout the global Confectionery industry analysis. In a fast-paced ever-changing world, business leaders need every advantage available to them in a timely manner to drive change in the market and to stay ahead of their competition. This report provides business leaders with a keen advantage in this regard by making them aware of emerging trends and demand requirements on an annual basis.

To make any investment or strategic decision, you need adequate and timely information. This market report fulfills this core need. Some of the features of this market report are:

• Industry size estimates in terms of (US $) value by regions and segments
• Global confectionery industry analysis annual trend (2007-2012) and forecast (2013-2018)
• Porter’s Five Force analysis
• New product launch and merger and acquisition activity in global confectionery industry analysis
• Quarterly demand trend (Q1 2011-Q4 2012) and forecast analysis (Q1 2013-Q4 2014) for global confectionery industry analysis
• Gross and net profit trends in the global confectionery industry analysis
• Cost structure trend in the global as well as regional confectionery analysis
• More than 48 valuable figures/charts and 12 tables are provided in this report

1. Executive Summary
2. Industry Definition and Scope
3. Industry Overview
4. Global Macroeconomic Overview
5. Industry Trends
6. Industry Forecasts
7. Emerging Trends
8. Conclusions

List of Figures

Chapter 3. Industry Overview
Figure 3.1: External forces shaping global confectionery industry

Chapter 4. Global Macroeconomic Overview
Figure 4.1: Global GDP growth rate trend
Figure 4.2: Global inflation rate trend
Figure 4.3: Global population growth rate trend
Figure 4.4: Global unemployment rate trend
Figure 4.5: Regional GDP growth rate trend
Figure 4.6: Regional inflation rate trend
Figure 4.7: Regional population growth rate trend
Figure 4.8: Regional unemployment rate trend

Chapter 5. Industry Trends
Figure 5.1: Global confectionery industry annual trend 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.2: Global confectionery industry regional trend 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.3: Global confectionery industry regional trend 2007-12 (%)
Figure 5.4: Global confectionery industry segment trend 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.5: Global confectionery industry segment trend 2007-12 (%)
Figure 5.6: Global confectionery industry quarterly trend 2010-11 (US $B)
Figure 5.7: Global confectionery industry profitability trend 2007-12
Figure 5.8: Global confectionery industry revenue per employee trend 2007-12
Figure 5.9: Cost structure of global confectionery industry 2007-12
Figure 5.10: Cost structure in North American confectionery industry 2007-12
Figure 5.11: Cost structure in European confectionery industry 2007-12
Figure 5.12: Cost structure in Asia Pacific confectionery industry 2007-12
Figure 5.13: Top 5 companies vs. confectionery industry gross profit & net profit analysis 2012
Figure 5.14: Cash on hand for global confectionery industry 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.15: Cash on hand for global confectionery industry 2007-12 (%)
Figure 5.16: Asset for global confectionery industry 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.17: Assets for global confectionery industry 2007-12 (%)
Figure 5.18: Debt for global confectionery industry 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.19: Debt for global confectionery industry 2007-12 (%)
Figure 5.20: Industry shares of top players in global confectionery industry in 2007
Figure 5.21: Industry shares of top players in global confectionery industry in 2012
Figure 5.22: Global confectionery industry 2007 market share analysis
Figure 5.23: Global confectionery industry 2012 market share analysis

Chapter 6. Industry Forecasts
Figure 6.1: Global confectionery industry annual forecast 2013-18 (US $B)
Figure 6.2: Global confectionery industry quarterly forecast 2013-14 (US $B)
Figure 6.3: Global GDP growth rate forecast
Figure 6.4: Global inflation rate forecast
Figure 6.5: Global population growth rate forecast
Figure 6.6: Global unemployment rate forecast
Figure 6.7: Regional GDP growth rate forecast
Figure 6.8: Regional inflation rate forecast
Figure 6.9: Regional population growth rate forecast
Figure 6.10: Regional unemployment rate forecast
Figure 6.11: Global confectionery industry regional forecast 2013-18 (US $B)
Figure 6.12: Global confectionery industry regional forecast 2013-18 (%)
Figure 6.13: Global confectionery industry segment forecast 2013-18 (US $B)
Figure 6.14: Global confectionery industry segment forecast 2013-18 (%)

Chapter 7. Emerging Trends
Figure 7.1: Global confectionery industry opportunity by region
Figure 7.2: Global confectionery industry opportunity by segment

List of Tables

Chapter 3. Industry Overview
Table 3.1: Industry parameters of global confectionery industry
Table 3.2: Relative industry attractiveness by region

Chapter 5. Industry Trends
Table 5.1: Regional revenue growth rate
Table 5.2: Segment revenue growth rate
Table 5.3: Percentage change in cost structure
Table 5.4: Percentage change in cash on hand
Table 5.5: Percentage change in total asset
Table 5.6: Percentage change in total debt
Table 5.7: Key companies by revenue growth
Table 5.8: Key companies by revenue decline

Chapter 6. Industry Forecasts
Table 6.1: Global confectionery regional forecast growth rate
Table 6.2: Global confectionery segment forecast growth rate


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