Country Profile: Confectionery Sector in Ireland

 Published On: Nov, 2017 |    No of Pages: 100 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Summary

Rising consumer confidence, boosted by falling unemployment rate and growing disposable incomes are prompting Irish consumers to spend more on indulgent, premium treats more frequently, which is driving the consumption of Confectionery products. Of the three markets, Chocolate led in both value and volume terms, Sugar Confectionery is expected to record the fastest growth during the forecast period (2016-2021) in value terms. Hypermarkets & Supermarkets accounted for majority share in the distribution of Confectionery sector in the country. Flexible Packaging is the most commonly used package material, while Rigid Plastics is forecast to register the fastest growth during 2016-2021. ‘Mondelez International, Inc', ‘Mars, Incorporated' and Nestle are the leading market players in the Irish Confectionery sector.

GlobalData's Country Profile report on the Confectionery sector in Ireland provides insights on high growth markets to target, trends in the usage of package materials, category level distribution channel data and market share of brands.

What else is contained?
- Market data: Overall market value and volume data with growth analysis for 2011-2021.
- Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for Chocolate, Gum, and Sugar Confectionery with inputs on individual category share within each market and the change in their market share forecast for 2016-2021
- Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels, including private label growth analysis from 2011-2016
- Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each market through distribution channels such as Cash & Carries and warehouse Clubs, Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists, eRetailers and others
- Packaging data: consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each market, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Package material data for Glass, Flexible Packaging, Paper & Board, Rigid Plastics, and others; Pack data for: Carton, Film, Bag/Sachet, Tub, Wrapper, Bottle, and Tube.

Scope

- The per capita consumption of Confectionery is higher in Ireland compared to the global and regional levels
- Chocolate is the largest market in both value and volume terms in the Irish Confectionery sector
- Hypermarkets & Supermarkets was the leading distribution channel in the Irish Confectionery sector, followed by Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists and Dollar Stores
- Dairy Milk accounts for the leading share in the Irish Confectionery sector
- Flexible Packaging is the most commonly used package material in the Irish Confectionery sector

Reasons to buy

- Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis
- Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities
- Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed brand share analysis to plan effective market positioning
- Manufacturers can identify the opportunities to position products with H&W attributes/benefits
- Access the key and most influential consumer trends driving Confectionery products consumption, and how they influence consumer behavior in the market which will help determine the best audiences to target
- Our team of analysts have placed a significant emphasis on changes expected in the market that will provide a clear picture of the opportunities that can be tapped over the next five years, resulting in revenue expansion
- The packaging analysis report helps manufacturers, in identifying the most commonly used packaging materials in the sector
- Analysis on key macro-economic indicators such as GDP per capita, population (overall and breakdown by age), and consumer price index. It also covers a comparative analysis of political, economic, socio-demographic, and technological indicators (PEST) across 50 countries.

Table of Contents
1. Report Scope 1
2. Executive summary 3
3. Ireland in the global and regional context 5
3.1. Ireland's share in the Global and Western European Confectionery sector 5
3.2. Ireland compared to other leading countries in Western Europe 6
4. Market size analysis - Confectionery sector 7
4.1. Value and volume analysis - Confectionery sector in Ireland 7
4.2. Per capita consumption - Ireland compared to Western Europe and globally 8
4.3. Value and volume analysis of markets in the Confectionery sector 9
4.4. Growth analysis by markets 10
5. Market and category analysis 11
5.1. Per capita consumption analysis by markets 11
5.2. Market analysis: Chocolate 12
5.3. Market analysis: Gum 14
5.4. Market analysis: Sugar Confectionery 16
6. Distribution analysis 19
6.1. Distribution channel share analysis: Confectionery 19
6.2. Distribution channel share analysis: Chocolate 20
6.3. Distribution channel share analysis: Gum 21
6.4. Distribution channel share analysis: Sugar Confectionery 22
7. Competitive landscape 23
7.1. Brand share analysis by sector 23
7.2. Brand share analysis by markets 27
7.2.1. Chocolate 34
7.2.2. Gum 38
7.3. Private label share analysis 39
8. Health & Wellness analysis 41
8.1. Market size analysis by Health & Wellness claims 41
8.2. Market share analysis - Health & Wellness product attributes 42
8.3. Market size analysis - Health & Wellness consumer benefits 44
8.4. Leading companies in Irish Health & Wellness market 46
9. Packaging analysis 48
9.1. Packaging share and growth analysis by package material 48
9.2. Packaging share analysis by package material 49
9.3. Packaging share and growth analysis by pack type 50
9.4. Packaging share analysis by pack type 51
9.5. Packaging share and growth analysis by closure type 52
9.6. Packaging share analysis by closure type 53
9.7. Packaging share and growth analysis by primary outer type 54
9.8. Packaging share analysis by primary outer type 55
10. Macroeconomic analysis 56
10.1. GDP per Capita 59
10.2. Population and population growth 60
10.3. Consumer Price Index 61
10.4. Population breakdown by age 62
11. Consumergraphics 63
11.1. Consumption by Gender 63
11.2. Consumption by Age 64
11.3. Consumption by Education 65
11.4. Consumption by Degree of Urbanization 66
12. Methodology 67
13. Definitions 68
14. Appendix 79
15. About GlobalData 91
16. Disclaimer 92
17. Contact Us 93

List of Tables
Table 1: Volume share of Ireland in the global and Western Europe Confectionery sector, 2011-2021 5
Table 2: Growth analysis by markets, 2016-2021 10
Table 3: Value analysis of Chocolate market categories, 2011-2021 13
Table 4: Volume analysis of Chocolate market by categories, 2011-2021 13
Table 5: Value analysis of Gum market by categories, 2011-2021 15
Table 6: Volume analysis of Gum market by categories, 2011-2021 15
Table 7: Value analysis of Sugar Confectionery market by categories, 2011-2021 17
Table 8: Volume analysis of Sugar Confectionery market by categories, 2011-2021 18
Table 9: Brand Value and Volume - Confectionery sector, 2016 24
Table 10: Brand Value and Volume - Chocolate market, 2016 28
Table 11: Brand Value and Volume - Gum market, 2016 31
Table 12: Brand Value and Volume - Sugar Confectionery market, 2016 33
Table 13: Brand Value and Volume - Boxed Chocolate category 34
Table 14: Brand Value and Volume - Chocolate Countlines category 35
Table 15: Brand Value and Volume - Chocolate Straightlines category 36
Table 16: Brand Value and Volume - Molded Bars category, 2016 36
Table 17: Brand Value and Volume - Novelties category, 2016 37
Table 18: Brand Value and Volume - Other Chocolate category, 2016 37
Table 19: Brand Value and Volume - Bubble Gum category, 2016 38
Table 20: Brand Value and Volume - Chewing Gum category, 2016 38
Table 21: Consumption of Confectionery by gender and markets (Million Kg, 2016) 63
Table 22: Consumption of Confectionery by age and markets (Million Kg, 2016) 64
Table 23: Consumption of Confectionery by education and markets (Million Kg, 2016) 65
Table 24: Consumption of Confectionery by degree ofurbanization and markets (Million Kg, 2016) 66
Table 25: Market Definitions 68
Table 26: Category Definitions 69
Table 27: Channel Definitions 70
Table 28: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes-Food Minus 71
Table 29: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Free From 72
Table 30: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Functional & Fortified 73
Table 31: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Naturally Healthy 74
Table 32: Health & Wellness: Product Attributes - Food Intolerance 75
Table 33: Health & Wellness: Consumer Benefits - Health Management 76
Table 34: Health & Wellness: Analysis by Consumer Benefits 77
Table 35: Health & Wellness: Consumer Benefits - Performance 78
Table 36: Market Value for Chocolate - by category (€ Million) 2011-2021 79
Table 37: Market Value for Chocolate - by category (US$ Million) 2011-2021 80
Table 38: Market Volume for Chocolate - by category (Million Kg) 2011-2021 80
Table 39: Market Value for Gum - by category (€ Million) 2011-2021 81
Table 40: Market Value for Gum - by category (US$ Million) 2011-2021 81
Table 41: Market Volume for Gum - by category (Million Kg) 2011-2021 81
Table 42: Market Value for Sugar Confectionery - by category (€ Million) 2011-2021 82
Table 43: Market Value for Sugar Confectionery - by category (US$ Million) 2011-2021 83
Table 44: Market Volume for Sugar Confectionery - by category (Million Kg) 2011-2021 84
Table 45: Confectionery Sales Distribution in Ireland - by Markets (€ Million), 2016 85
Table 46: Key Health & Wellness product attributes driving sales in Ireland (€ Million) 86
Table 47: Key Health & Wellness consumer benefits driving sales in Ireland (€ Million) 86
Table 48: Package Material (in Million pack units) 87
Table 49: Pack Type (in Million pack units) 87
Table 50: Closure Type (in Million pack units) 88
Table 51: Primary Outer Type (in Million pack units) 88
Table 52: Exchange Rates: (US$-€), 2011-2021 89
Table 53: GDP Per Capita (€), 2011-2016 89
Table 54: Population, 2011-2016 89
Table 55: Consumer Price Index, 2011-2016 89
Table 56: Age Profile (in Millions), 2016 90

List of Figures
Figure 1: Ireland compared to other top four countries in Western Europe - market size, growth, and competitive landscape 6
Figure 2: Market size analysis by value and volume, Confectionery sector, 2011-2021 7
Figure 3: Per capita consumption in Ireland compared to global and Western European average, 2011-2021 8
Figure 4: Value and volume growth analysis by markets, 2016-2021 9
Figure 5: Per capita consumption (by markets) in Ireland compared to global and Western European average, 2016 11
Figure 6: Value and volume growth analysis, Chocolate market, 2011-2021 12
Figure 7: Value and volume growth analysis, Gum market, 2011-2021 14
Figure 8: Value and volume growth analysis, Sugar Confectionery market, 2011-2021 16
Figure 9: Distribution channel share, Confectionery, 2011-2016 19
Figure 10: Distribution channel share, Chocolate market, 2011-2016 20
Figure 11: Distribution channel share, Gum market, 2011-2016 21
Figure 12: Distribution channel share, Sugar Confectionery market, 2011-2016 22
Figure 13: Leading brands in the Irish Confectionery sector, value and volume share, 2016 23
Figure 14: Leading brands in the Chocolate market, value and volume share, 2016 27
Figure 15: Leading brands in the Gum market, value and volume share, 2016 30
Figure 16: Leading brands in the Sugar Confectionery market, value and volume share, 2016 32
Figure 17: Private label penetration by markets (value terms), 2016 39
Figure 18: Growth analysis, private label and brands, (2011-2016) 40
Figure 19: Value of Health & Wellness claims by market, US$ million, 2016-2021 41
Figure 20: Value analysis by Health & Wellness product attributes, 2016 42
Figure 21:Volume analysis by Health & Wellness product attributes, 2016 43
Figure 22: Value analysis by Health & Wellness consumer benefits, 2016 44
Figure 23: Volume analysis by Health & Wellness consumer benefits, 2016 45
Figure 24: Leading companies in the Health & Wellness market by value, 2016 - Chocolate 46
Figure 25: Leading companies in the Health & Wellness market by value, 2016 - Gum 46
Figure 26: Leading companies in the Health & Wellness market by value, 2016 - Sugar Confectionery 47
Figure 27: Packaging share and growth analysis by package material, 2011-2021 48
Figure 28: Use of package material by markets (in pack units), 2016 49
Figure 29: Packaging share and growth analysis by pack type, 2011-2021 50
Figure 30: Use of pack type by markets (in pack units), 2016 51
Figure 31: Packaging share and growth analysis by closure type, 2011-2021 52
Figure 32: Use of closure type by markets (in pack units), 2016 53
Figure 33: Packaging share and growth analysis by primary outer type, 2011-2021 54
Figure 34: Use of primary outer type by markets (in pack units), 2016 55
Figure 35: Relative comparison of countries based on PEST analysis 56
Figure 36: Ireland's GDP per capita, 2011-2016 59
Figure 37: Population growth in Ireland, 2011-2016 60
Figure 38: Consumer Price Index, Ireland, 2010-2016 61
Figure 39: Age Profile, Ireland, 2016 62
Figure 40: Consumption of Confectionery by gender, Ireland, 2016 63
Figure 41: Consumption of Confectionery by age, Ireland, 2016 64
Figure 42: Consumption of Confectionery by education, Ireland, 2016 65
Figure 43: Consumption of Confectionery by degree of urbanization, Ireland, 2016 66
Figure 44: About GlobalData 91


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