Global Confectioneries Industry

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NEW YORK, March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Confectioneries in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramels & Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Confectionery. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 458 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Cloetta Fazer AB
Ferrero S.P.A.
Lindt & Sprüngli
Lotte Confectionery
Mars Inc.



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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers.............. I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 Sugar Confectionery..............I-4 Sweetmeats.............. I-4 Boiled Sweets.............. I-4 Caramel and Toffees..............I-4 Mint Sweets.............. I-4 Lozenges.............. I-4 Other Sugar Confectionery..............I-4 Chocolate Confectionery..............I-5 Bars/Blocks/Slabs.............. I-5 Boxed/Assorted.............. I-5 Other Chocolate Confectionery..............I-5 Gum Confectionery..............I-5

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW.............. II-1 Confectionery - A Vibrant Industry II-1 Outlook.............. II-2 Developing Countries Spearhead Growth II-3 Analysis by Segment.............. II-4 Sugar Confectionery..............II-4 Sugar Confectioners to Follow Chocolate Manufacturers to Boost Sales.............. II-4 Chocolate Confectionery..............II-4 Squeezing Profitability Vs Industry Ploys II-5 Gums.............. II-5

2. MARKET DYNAMICS.............. II-7 Appeasing the Connoisseur is no Kid's Game II-7 Pricing Pressures Impact Confectionery Business II-7 'Organic'- A Growing Fad..............II-8 Reformulation - in Sync with Healthy Eating Trends II-9 Probiotic Confectionery: The Next Wave of Innovation II-9 Investments in Processing Technology: Bracing up to Weather Competition.............. II-10 Premiumization & New Flavors to Spark Excitement II-10 Sour Soars.............. II-11 Sugar-Free Confectioneries Offer Bright Prospects II-11 Sugar Substitutes Improve Penetration II-11 Natural Additives to Stunt Demand for Artificial Sweeteners II-12 Manufacturers Engage in Low Calorie Options II-13 Licensed: Strengthening Profits..............II-13 Private Labels: A Potential Opportunity II-14 Advertisement and Promotional Expenditure on Rise II-14 Table 1: Ad Spend in the US Confectionery and Snacks Industry (2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown by Medium (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-15 Global Brand Strategies and Multi-Domestic Approaches Drive Sales II-15

3. COMPETITION.............. II-16 Competitive Scenario..............II-16 World Confectionery Product Market (2014): Ranking by Revenues II-17 Chocolate Confectionery..............II-17 Table 2: Leading players in Global Chocolate Confectionery Market (2014): Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-17 Competition in Gums Market..............II-18 Table 3: Leading players in Global Gums Market Players (2013): Market Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Mondelez International, Wrigley, Perfetti Van Melle, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18 Gumlink - Leader in B2B Segment II-19 Companies Move towards Digital Targeting II-19

4. KEY INDUSTRY DRIVERS/MARKET RESTRAINTS II-20 Lifestyles, Eating Habits and Demographic Profiles II-20 Consumer Demographics - A Key Growth Determinant II-20 Table 4: Ten Largest Populated Countries Worldwide (July 2013): Percentage Breakdown of Population by Age Group 0-14 Years, 15-44 Years, 45-64 Years, and 65+ Years for China, India, US, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Japan (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21 Kids - An Important Demographic Market II-21 Table 5: Global Population of Children in the Age Group of 0-15 Years by Region (2015E)) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-22

Table 6: Global Population of Children Under 15 Years by Country(in%): 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23 Shrinking Family Size Lead to Higher Discretionary Spending II-23 Rise in Disposable Incomes to Drive Gains II-24 Product Innovation, Package Innovation and Branding II-25 Competition from Snack Foods and Other Impulse Buys II-25 Seasonality.............. II-25 National Attitudes Affect Confectionery Consumption II-25 Economy Upheavals and Impact on Confectionery Industry II-26

5. SUGAR CONFECTIONERY - EVOLVING & ESTABLISHED TRENDS II-27 Innovation and Positioning Strategies Upstage the Sugar Sector II-27 Consumers Turn to Exotic Flavors II-27 Portion Control Formats - A Key Trend II-28 What's Hot in Kid's Candy?..............II-28 Lollipops, Suckers: Popping up Success with Creativity II-28

6. CHOCOLATE CONFECTIONERY - EVOLVING & ESTABLISHED TRENDS II-29 Innovations Veer the Sensual Side of Chocolates II-29 Citrus Flavors Surge in Popularity II-29 Fun Flavors Emerge..............II-29 Nuts-Based Chocolates Remain Popular II-30 Rare Fruits Gain Usage in Chocolates II-30 Infusing Cereals into Chocolate..............II-30 Chocolate with Floral Notes..............II-30 Dessert as Raw Materials..............II-30 Vegetable-Based Chocolates - A Unique Combination II-31 Race for Melt resistance Chocolate Continues II-31 Chocolate Sampling - A New Fad II-31 Chocolate Personalization and Customization Helps Reach out the Adventurous.............. II-32 Gourmet Chocolates - A Niche and Attractive Market II-32 Dark Chocolates - Driven by Health Claims II-33 Increasing Demand for Premium Chocolates in the Travel-Retail Segment.............. II-33 Miniature Versions Find Greater Appeal II-34 The Choco-'holistic' Approach..............II-34 Regulations Lay Emphasis on Transparent Labeling II-34

7. GUMS - EVOLVING TRENDS..............II-35 Gums - Evolving Role as a Functional Product II-35 Gum Companies Offer a Plethora of Interesting Flavors II-35 Demographic Shift Prompts Adult-Specific Products II-36 Growing Health Concerns Inflate Sales II-36 Change in Consumer Preference towards Breath- Freshening Gum II-36 Limiting Calorie Intake with Chewing II-37 Nutraceutical Gum: A Potential Opportunity II-37 Functionality Surges Sugarless Gum Sales II-38 Bubble Gums - Set for Rejuvenation II-38 Fierce Competition Keeps Prices Down II-39 Biodegradable Gums - The Next investment avenue II-39 Companies Capitalize on the High-Impulse Attribute II-39

8. EXPORT-IMPORT SCENARIO..............II-40 Table 7: Global Sugars and Sugar Confectionery Exports Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Exporting Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 8: Global Sugars and Sugar Confectionery Imports Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Importing Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 9: Global Sugar Confectionery (Including White Chocolate, but not Cocoa) Exports Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Exporting Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-41

Table 10: Global Sugar Confectionery (Including White Chocolate, but not Cocoa) Imports Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Importing Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-41

9. ISSUES IMPACTING CONFECTIONERY INDUSTRY II-42 Cocoa Bean Markets - Highly Volatile II-42 Threat of Pests and Diseases..............II-42 Differentiation of Edible Oils II-42 EPA's Air Quality Standards..............II-42 Food Allergen Risk Management..............II-42

10. CONFECTIONERY - FACTS AND FALLACIES II-43 Candy is Not the Major Source of Fat and Sugar II-43 Chocolate Does Not Raise Cholesterol Levels II-43 No Link Between Candy Consumption and Hyperactivity II-43 'Chocoholism' - Myth or Truth..............II-43 Tooth Decay is Not Caused Only by Candy Consumption II-43 The Milk Chocolate and Caffeine Connection II-44 Candies are Not Rich in Calories II-44 Chocolate Provides Nutrients..............II-44 Acne and Allergies - Chocolate is Not to Blame II-44 Chocolate is Not a Trigger for Headaches II-44

11. RAW MATERIAL OVERVIEW..............II-45 Pricing Pressures Hit the Cocoa Industry II-45 Table 11: Global Cocoa Prices (2012-1H to 2015-2H) (In US$/tonne) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45 Cocoa Supply Chain Undergoes Change II-46 Table 12: World Cocoa Production (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Share by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-46 Sugar - Industry Characterized by Significant Distortion II-46 Table 13: Global Sugar Production (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Production by Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-47 Sugar Prices Register Decline..............II-48 Table 14: Global Sugar Prices (2010-2015E) (In US$/tonne) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48 Dried Fruits & Nuts.............. II-48 Hazelnut Prices on a Downward Path II-49 Table 15: Global Hazelnut Production (2008-2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-49

Table 16: Global Hazelnut Market (2013-2014): Percentage Breakdown of Production by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-50

Table 17: World Exports of Hazelnuts (2013-2014): Percentage Breakdown of Share by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-50

12. PRODUCT OVERVIEW.............. II-51 Sugar Confectionery.............. II-51 Sweetmeats.............. II-51 Boiled Sweets.............. II-52 Caramel and Toffees..............II-52 Mint.............. II-52 Lozenges.............. II-52 Other Sugar Confectionery..............II-52 Hard Candy.............. II-52 Chewy Candy.............. II-53 Soft Candy.............. II-53 Iced Coated.............. II-53 Panned.............. II-53 Licorice and Licorice Type..............II-53 Chocolate Confectionery..............II-53 Bars/Blocks/Slabs..............II-53 Boxed/Assorted.............. II-53 Other Chocolate Confectionery II-54 Solid Chocolates and Tablets..............II-54 Solid with Inclusions or Countlines II-54 Enrobed or Molded with Bakery Product Center or Alfajores II-54 Enrobed or Molded with Candy, Nuts or Fruit Center II-54 Panned.............. II-54 Assortments and Others..............II-54 Bagged Selflines/Softlines..............II-55 Gum Confectionery.............. II-55 Chewing Gum.............. II-55 Bubble Gum.............. II-55 Sugarized Gum.............. II-55 Sugar-Free Gum.............. II-55 Sugar-Free: Walking the Fine Line II-55 Functional Gum.............. II-56 Other Confectionery.............. II-56 Other Key Candy/Confectionery Types II-56 Interactive Confectionery..............II-56 Novelties.............. II-56

13. MANUFACTURE OF CONFECTIONERY..............II-57 Non-Chocolate Candy Manufacture..............II-57 The Making of Chocolate..............II-57 Chocolate Production..............II-57 Leading Producers of Chocolate..............II-57 Types of Chocolates..............II-57 Dark Sweet Chocolate..............II-57 Milk Chocolate.............. II-58 White Chocolate.............. II-58 Chocolate Confections: High Quality Vs Mass-Market Chocolates II-58 Taking the Bloom Off Chocolate..............II-58 Basic Vs Premium Segments..............II-58 Sugar and Chocolate: A Comparison II-59

14. CONFECTIONERY - A HISTORICAL RETROSPECTIVE II-60 History of Candy.............. II-60 Honey - The First 'Sweet Treat' II-60 Candy' Originates from 'Qandi'..............II-60 Only for the Rich..............II-60 Boiled Sugar Candies Come to America and Europe II-60 The 19th Century - Candies Become a Rage II-60 Chocolate Through the Years..............II-60 Columbus Discovers America and Cocoa Beans II-60 Food of the Gods.............. II-61 Hernando Cortez Grasps the Commercial Possibilities of Cocoa II-61 Spain Commercializes the Chocolate Drink II-61 Chocolate Spreads to Europe..............II-61 Mass Production of Drinking Chocolate Begins II-61 Chocolate for Everyone..............II-61 Van Houten and the Hard Chocolate II-61 Advent of the 'Eating Chocolate' II-62 Contributions of Cadbury, Hershey, Nestle and Peter II-62 Chocolate Comes to America..............II-62 Chocolate Helps Boost Morale and Energy During the World Wars II-62 Chocolate is One of the World's Favorite Flavors II-62

15. PACKAGING.............. II-63 Innovation - Riding Theme in Packaging II-63 Flexible Pouch Gain Popularity II-63 Environmental Concerns Impact Confectionery Packaging II-64 Preference for Thinner Packaging and Other Materials II-64 Sustainable Green Packaging Grabs Attention II-64 Convenient Packaging Formats - A Game Changer II-64 Use of Metallized Films..............II-65 Packaging of Non-chocolate Candy II-65

16. DISTRIBUTION & MARKETING MIX..............II-66 Distribution Channels..............II-66 Companies Adopt Multichannel Strategy to Expand Reach II-66 Broadening of Distribution Channels: Need of the Hour II-66 Online Confectionery Sales Post Gains II-67 Cross Purchase Behavior - A Challenge II-67 Special Displays are the Top Performers II-68 Key Outlets for Gums..............II-68 Promotional Expenditure Soars High II-68

17. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-70 Mondelez Introduces Silk in South Africa II-70 Hershey Unveils Brookside Fruit & Nut Bars II-70 Goat Milk Stuff Introduces Caramel Candy II-70 Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop Introduces Salted Caramel Confectionery Products..............II-70 Bon Bon Buddies to Develop New Confectionery Range II-70 Weaver Nut Company Launches New Weaver Chocolates II-70 GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Rolls Out Nicorette Mini Lozenge in US.............. II-70 The Hampton Chocolate Factory Introduces New Product Line II-70 Global Consumer Products Launches Luvit Chocolates II-71 Alter Eco Rolls Out New Dark Salted Burnt Caramel Organic Chocolate Bar.............. II-71 Nestle Unveils Kit Kat Green Tea in Malaysia II-71 Unilever to Introduce Confectionery Line in Australia II-71 Bonds Confectionery Introduces Strawberry Bonbons II-71 Bonds Confectionery Unveils New Range of American Sweets II-71 Cadbury Unveils New Dairy Milk Silk Bubbly Aerated Chocolate II-71 Nestle Launches Halloween Range Confectionery Products II-71 Bonds Confectionery Launches New Mini Eggs Chocolate II-71 Beneo Launches New Array of Tooth-Friendly Confectionery Products for Children..............II-72 Fudge Kitchen Unveils Three New Confectionery Products II-72 pure+paleo Launches Clean Confectionery Line II-72 Jelly Belly Debuts Beer-Flavored Jelly Bean II-72 Cadbury Rolls Out New 5Star Chomp II-72 Hammond's Candies Unveils Whoopie Pie Chocolate Bar II-72 Mondelez Re-Launches Bournville in India II-72 Ferrero to Introduce Schoko Bons Crispy II-72 PEZ Candy Unveils PEZ(R) Hedz Soft Candy Chews II-73 Thorntons to Launch Mainstream Block Bars II-73 Legit Organics Launches Shot Caller Chocolate Bar II-73 Scharffen Berger Launches Four New Chocolate Bars II-73 Mars Unveils Three Novel Bites Flavors II-73 Mars Chocolate to Introduce New Range of Confectionery Products II-73 Pure Madness Chocolate Launches Dark Hearts II-73 Kohler Introduces New Range of Chocolate Bars II-73 NECCO Unveils Customizable Products II-74 Cadbury Combines Ritz Crackers and Lu Confectionery Bars II-74 ZOFT Gum Company Introduces New Tableted Products II-74 Tahana Confections Unveils Espresso Caramel II-74 Choclatique Launches Epitome Dark Chocolate Truffles II-74 Alter Eco Launches Two New Dark Chocolate Flavors II-74 Maison Blanc Launches New Range of Confections II-74 Lily's Sweets Launches New Range of Holiday Chocolates II-74 Wolfgang Candy Company Unveils New Wolfgang Farmer's Fair Product Line.............. II-75 Hershey Launches New Brand Lancaster™ II-75 Nestle to Unveil Willy Wonka Range of Chocolate Bars II-75 Ferrero Launches Blue and Pink Kinder Eggs II-75 Enstrom Candies Expands Wholesale Toffee Line II-75 Hershey Unveils Jolly Rancher Candy in India II-75 Mars Rolls Out Galaxy Chocolate in India II-75 Carmit Candy Launches New Fortified Confections II-75 Perrigo Launches Nicotine Polacrilex Mini Lozenges II-75 Confectioner Leaf Launches Chewits Bubblegum II-76 Lindt & Sprungli Launches Three New Confectionery Products II-76 Campco Launches Dairy Dream Chocolate II-76 The Cocoa Trees Launches Fazer Angry Birds Confectionery Range In India.............. II-76 Perfetti Launches Colour Your Tongue Chewing Gum II-76 Amella Caramels Launches New Vegan Coconut Almond Caramels II-76 ZOFT Unveils New Range of Confectionery Products II-76 Rita's Italian Ice Unveils New Dulce de Leche Cream Ice Flavor II-76 Atkins Nutritionals Launches Atkins Candies II-76

18. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY..............II-77 BBX Capital Takes Over Kencraft Candy II-77 Mars to Expand Chocolate Factory in Topeka II-77 PRAIM Group Inks Agreement for The Mensch On A Bench All- Natural Chocolate Bars..............II-77 Kinnerton Enters into Partnership with Unilever for Magnum Branded Confectionery..............II-77 Orkla Acquires NP Foods..............II-77 Hilco Capital Acquires Ernest Hillier and Betta Foods II-77 Bill Ackman Acquires Minor Share in Mondelez II-77 BBX Sweet Holdings Takes Over Droga Chocolates II-77 Cloetta to Take Over Lonka..............II-78 Ferrero Acquires Minority Stake in Thorntons II-78 Mondelez International Acquires Enjoy Life Foods II-78 GarudaFood and Barry Callebaut Inks Long-Term Supply Agreement in Indonesia.............. II-78 French Kiss Establishes New Production Facility in Moscow II-78 The Wrigley Company to Establish Gum Factory in Kenya II-78 Mars to Establish Chocolate Production Unit in India II-78 Hershey Takes Over Allan Candy II-78 Inbisco India to Expand Confectionery Production Plant in Gujarat II-79 DKSH and Hershey Expands Partnership to Myanmar II-79 Mondelez International to Expand Confectionery Plant in Turkey II-79 Hershey Takes Over Allan Candy Company II-79 Orkla to Sell OJSC Orkla Brands Russia to Slavyanka-Lyuks JSC II-79 BBX Capital Takes Over The Toffee Box II-79 BBX Capital Acquires Anastasia Confections II-79 Katjes International Acquires of Piasten II-79 Hershey Acquires Majority Stake in SGM II-79 Orkla Inks Agreement with Nordic Partners Food Limited to Acquire NP Foods Group..............II-80 Hancocks Takes Over JTS International II-80 EMERAM Acquires Hussel..............II-80 BBX Capital Acquires Williams & Bennett II-80 Rakhat to Upgrade Shymkent Confectionery Plant II-80 Cedar Lake Cellars Partners VB Chocolate Bar for New Chocolates II-80 Lindt & Sprungli to Acquire Russell Stover II-80 Cloetta Acquires Major Stake in The Jelly Bean Factory II-80 Lindt & Sprungli Establishes Own Subsidiary in Brazil II-81 TECG Takes Over Kraepelien & Holm II-81 BBX Capital Corporation Acquires Hoffman's Chocolates II-81 Lotte Takes Over Major Stake in Rakhat JSC II-81 Arway Confections Takes Over Long Grove Confectionery II-81 Yildiz to Acquire DeMet's Candy..............II-81 Kinnerton Inks Licensing Deal with Unilever for Magnum and Cornetto Confectionery..............II-81 McKinney Inks Partnership with Mentos II-81 Turkish Sanset Takes Over Pernigotti II-82 Lotte Confectionery to Acquire Major Stake in Rakhat II-82 Pearson Candy Company Acquires Bit-O-Honey II-82 Bauli Takes Over Bistefani..............II-82 Barry Callebaut Takes Over ASM Foods II-82 Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Acquires Yogurtini II-82

19. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-83 Cloetta Fazer AB (Sweden)..............II-83 Ferrero S.P.A. (Italy)..............II-83 Lindt & Sprüngli (Switzerland) II-83 Lotte Confectionery (South Korea) II-83 Mars Inc. (USA).............. II-84 Meiji Co., Ltd. (Japan)..............II-84 Mondelez International, Inc. (US) II-84 Cadbury (UK).............. II-84 Nestlé SA (Switzerland)..............II-85 Orkla ASA (Norway)..............II-85 Perfetti Van Melle SpA (Italy) II-85 The Hershey Company (USA)..............II-86 The Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company (US) II-86

20. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE..............II-87 Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Confectioneries by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 19: World Historic Review for Confectioneries by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-88

Table 20: World 14-Year Perspective for Confectioneries by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 21: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sugar Confectionery by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sugar Confectionery by Product Segment - Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramels & Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-91

Table 23: World Historic Review for Sugar Confectionery by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-92

Table 24: World Historic Review for Sugar Confectionery by Product Segment - Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramels & Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-93

Table 25: World 14-Year Perspective for Sugar Confectionery by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 26: World 14-Year Perspective for Sugar Confectionery by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramels & Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 27: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Sweetmeats by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-96

Table 28: World Historic Review for Sweetmeats by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-97

Table 29: World 14-Year Perspective for Sweetmeats by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98

Table 30: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Boiled Sweets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 31: World Historic Review for Boiled Sweets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-100

Table 32: World 14-Year Perspective for Boiled Sweets by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-101

Table 33: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Caramel & Toffees by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 34: World Historic Review for Caramel & Toffees by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-103

Table 35: World 14-Year Perspective for Caramel & Toffees by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-104

Table 36: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mint Sweets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-105

Table 37: World Historic Review for Mint Sweets by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-106

Table 38: World 14-Year Perspective for Mint Sweets by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-107

Table 39: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Lozenges by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-108

Table 40: World Historic Review for Lozenges by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-109

Table 41: World 14-Year Perspective for Lozenges by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-110

Table 42: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Sugar Confectionery by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-111

Table 43: World Historic Review for Other Sugar Confectionery by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-112

Table 44: World 14-Year Perspective for Other Sugar Confectionery by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-113

Table 45: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chocolate Confectionery by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-114

Table 46: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chocolate Confectionery by Product Segment - Chocolate Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted Chocolates and Other Chocolate Confectionery Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-115

Table 47: World Historic Review for Chocolate Confectionery by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-116

Table 48: World Historic Review for Chocolate Confectionery by Product Segment - Chocolate Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted Chocolates and Other Chocolate Confectionery Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-117

Table 49: World 14-Year Perspective for Chocolate Confectionery by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-118

Table 50: World 14-Year Perspective for Chocolate Confectionery by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Chocolate Bars/ Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted Chocolates and Other Chocolate Confectionery for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-119

Table 51: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Chocolate Bars/Blocks/Slabs by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-120

Table 52: World Historic Review for Chocolate Bars/Blocks/Slabs by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-121

Table 53: World 14-Year Perspective for Chocolate Bars/Blocks/Slabs by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-122

Table 54: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Boxed/Assorted Chocolates by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-123

Table 55: World Historic Review for Boxed/Assorted Chocolates by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-124

Table 56: World 14-Year Perspective for Boxed/ Assorted Chocolates by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-125

Table 57: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Chocolate Confectionery by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-126

Table 58: World Historic Review for Other Chocolate Confectionery by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-127

Table 59: World 14-Year Perspective for Other Chocolate Confectionery by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-128

Table 60: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gums by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-129

Table 61: World Historic Review for Gums by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-130

Table 62: World 14-Year Perspective for Gums by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-131

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES.............. III-1 A.Market Analysis.............. III-1 Market Overview.............. III-1 Confectionary Market Witnesses High Demand for Clear Labels and Natural Ingredients..............III-1 Chocolate Confectioneries: Novel Products Bode Well for Market Growth.............. III-2 Perceived Health Benefits Spur Popularity of Dark Chocolate Confectionery.............. III-3 Table 63: Chocolate Bar Market in the US (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for Dark Chocolate Bar, Filled Chocolate Bar, Milk Chocolate Bar, and White Chocolate Bar (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4 Growing Popularity of Miniaturized, Bite-Sized Versions III-4 Innovative Flavors and Blends - An Established Trend III-4 Sugar Confectionery: Steady Growth in Store III-5 Candy Market - Innovations Spur Opportunities III-5 Growing Popularity of Organic Confectioneries III-6 Table 64: US Organic Confectionery Market (2015E): Percentage Breakdown of Revenue by Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-7 Brands & Marketers Target Unique Ethnic Tastes III-7 A Brief Glance at Select Product Trends III-8 Seasonality - A Major Determinant Confectionery Sales III-8 New Product Activity Characterizes Confectioneries Market III-9 Innovative Gums Set to Revive the Market III-9 Table 65: US Gums Market: Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Age Group (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 66: US Sugarless Gums Market: Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption by Location (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 67: US Gums Market: Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumption by Location of Motivational Factors for Consumption (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11 Chewing Gum - The Best Snack of All III-12 Table 68: US Chewing Gum Market by Category (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Sugarless Gum, and Regular Gum (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12 Medically Potent Gums: A Revolution III-12 Supermarkets are the Largest End-Outlets III-13 Competition.............. III-13 Market Share Findings..............III-14 Table 69: US Confectionery Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-14

Table 70: US Chocolate Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 71: US Non-Chocolate Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-15 Table 72: US Gum Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15 Table 73: Leading Confectionery Product Producers in the US (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales of Mint, Gum and Candy by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 74: US Specialty Nut/Coconut Candy Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-16

Table 75: US Specialty Nut/Coconut Candy Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Brand (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-16

Table 76: US Hard Sugar Candy Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-17

Table 77: US Hard Sugar Candy Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Brand (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-17

Table 78: US Novelty Chocolate Candy Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Brands (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-18

Table 79: US Chocolate Candy (Snack/Fun Size) Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Brand (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-18

Table 80: US Non-Chocolate Chewy Candy Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-19

Table 81: US Non-Chocolate Chewy Candy Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Brand (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-19

Table 82: US Novelty Non-Chocolate Candy Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-20

Table 83: US Sugarfree/Sugarless Candy Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-20

Table 84: US Sugarfree/Sugarless Candy Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Brand (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-21

Table 85: US Sugarfree/Sugarless Chocolate Candy Brands Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 86: US Non-Chocolate Candy Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-22 Retailing and Distribution..............III-22 Export-Import Statistics..............III-23 Table 87: US Sugars and Sugar Confectionery Exports Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 88: US Sugars and Sugar Confectionery Imports Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 89: US Chewing Gum and Other Sugar Confectionery Exports Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-24

Table 90: US Chewing Gum and Other Sugar Confectionery Imports Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-24

Table 91: US Chocolate/Cocoa Preparations (<2Kg) Exports (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25>

Table 92: US Chocolate/Cocoa Preparations (<2Kg) Imports (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25>

Table 93: US Chocolate/Cocoa Preparations (>2Kg) Exports (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 94: US Chocolate/Cocoa Preparations Imports (>2Kg) (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 95: US Chocolate/Cocoa Preparations Exports (<2Kg) (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports 1by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27>

Table 96: US Chocolate/Cocoa Preparations Imports (<2Kg) (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27 Product Introductions/Innovations III-28 Recent Industry Activity..............III-32 Key Players.............. III-34 B.Market Analytics..............III-35 Table 97: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Confectioneries by Product Group/ Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-35>

Table 98: The US Historic Review for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/ Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 99: The US 14-Year Perspective for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/ Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-37

2. CANADA.............. III-38 A.Market Analysis.............. III-38 Confectioneries Market - An Overview III-38 Gums Market - Sugar-free Gums Drive Growth III-39 Energy Gum - A Smaller but Potential Segment III-39 Health Conscious Consumers Shift to Fortified Gum III-39 Regulations Mar Functional Gum Market III-40 Market Dominated by Two Players III-40 Table 100: Canadian Gums Market by Leading Players (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Wrigley Canada, Mondelez International, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-40 Canadian Chocolate Confectionery Market Defies Sluggish Economy to Register Moderate Growth III-40 Chocolate Continues to Remain Popular III-41 Export-Import Statistics..............III-41 Table 101: Canadian Sugars and Sugar Confectionery Exports Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Country of Destination (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 102: Canadian Sugars and Sugar Confectionery Imports Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 103: Canadian Chewing Gum and Other Sugar Confectionery Exports Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Exports by Country of Destination (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-42

Table 104: Canadian Chewing Gum and Other Sugar Confectionery Imports Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-43 Recent Industry Activity..............III-43 B.Market Analytics..............III-44 Table 105: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-44

Table 106: Canadian Historic Review for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 107: Canadian 14-Year Perspective for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-46

3. JAPAN.............. III-47 A.Market Analysis.............. III-47 Market Primer.............. III-47 Tapping the Gray Market..............III-47 Japanese Chocolate Confectionery Market Registers Growth III-48 Competition.............. III-48 Table 108: Japanese Confectionery Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Retail Value Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-48

Table 109: Japanese Sugar Confectionery Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Retail Value Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 110: Japanese Gum Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Retail Value Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-49

Table 111: Japanese Gum Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-49

Table 112: Japanese Chocolate Confectionery Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Retail Value Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50 Key Player.............. III-50 B.Market Analytics..............III-51 Table 113: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-51

Table 114: Japanese Historic Review for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 115: Japanese 14-Year Perspective for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-53

4. EUROPE.............. III-54 A.Market Analysis.............. III-54 Market Primer.............. III-54 Increasing Focus on Healthy, Sustainable Options III-54 Increasing Demand for Sugar-free Chewing Gum III-55 EU Directive 2000/36/EC..............III-55 Competitive Scenario..............III-55 Table 116: European Chocolate Candy Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-55

Table 117: Eastern Europe Chocolate Confectionery Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 118: Per-Capita Consumption of Chocolate in Select European Countries (2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-56 Product Introduction/Innovation III-56 B.Market Analytics..............III-57 Table 119: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Confectioneries by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-57

Table 120: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-58

Table 121: European Historic Review for Confectioneries by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 122: European Historic Review for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 123: European 14-Year Perspective for Confectioneries by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-61

Table 124: European 14-Year Perspective for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-62

4a. FRANCE.............. III-63 A.Market Analysis.............. III-63 Market Overview.............. III-63 Chocolate Confectionery Sales on an Upward Trend III-63 Table 125: French Chocolate Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Share by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-64 Gums Market - Sugarless Products Find Favor III-64 B.Market Analytics..............III-65 Table 126: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-65

Table 127: French Historic Review for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/ Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 128: French 14-Year Perspective for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-67

4b. GERMANY.............. III-68 A.Market Analysis.............. III-68 Market Primer.............. III-68 Product Introduction/Innovation III-68 Recent Industry Activity..............III-69 B.Market Analytics..............III-70 Table 129: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Confectioneries by Product Group/ Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-70

Table 130: German Historic Review for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 131: German 14-Year Perspective for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-72

4c. ITALY.............. III-73 A.Market Analysis.............. III-73 Market Overview.............. III-73 Competitive Landscape..............III-73 Table 132: Italian Chocolate Confectionery Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 133: Italian Sugar Confectionery Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Share by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-74 Product introduction/innovation III-74 Recent Industry Activity..............III-74 Key Players.............. III-74 B.Market Analytics..............III-76 Table 134: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Confectioneries by Product Group/ Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-76

Table 135: Italian Historic Review for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/ Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 136: Italian 14-Year Perspective for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-78

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM..............III-79 A.Market Analysis.............. III-79 Market Primer.............. III-79 Chocolate Confectionery Sales Fall in the UK III-79 Table 137: UK Chocolate Confectionery Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Retail Value Sales by Leading Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80 Sustained Sales of Low Calorie Confectionery III-80 Private Labels Closely Trail the Market Leaders III-81 Demographics of Chocoholics..............III-81 Table 138: Purchase and Consumption Patterns in the UK Confectionery Market (2014): Percentage Composition of Total Confectionery Purchases and Consumption by Demographic Group - Women, Men and Children (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-82 Purchase Decision: Increasingly Driven by Impulse III-82 Product Introductions/Innovations III-82 Recent Industry Activity..............III-84 Cadbury - A Key Player..............III-84 B.Market Analytics..............III-85 Table 139: The UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Confectioneries by Product Group/ Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-85

Table 140: The UK Historic Review for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86

Table 141: The UK 14-Year Perspective for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-87

4e. SPAIN.............. III-88 A.Market Analysis.............. III-88 Market Overview.............. III-88 B.Market Analytics..............III-89 Table 142: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Confectioneries by Product Group/ Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-89

Table 143: Spanish Historic Review for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90

Table 144: Spanish 14-Year Perspective for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/ Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-91

4f. RUSSIA.............. III-92 A.Market Analysis.............. III-92 Market Overview.............. III-92 Chocolate Confectionery Market III-92 Sugar Confectionery Market..............III-92 Competition.............. III-93 Recent Industry Activity..............III-93 B.Market Analytics..............III-95 Table 145: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Confectioneries by Product Group/ Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-95

Table 146: Russian Historic Review for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-96

Table 147: Russian 14-Year Perspective for Confectioneries by Product Group/Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Sugar Confectionery (Sweetmeats, Boiled Sweets, Caramel and Toffees, Mint Sweets, Lozenges, and Other Sugar Confectionery), Chocolate Confectionery (Bars/Blocks/Slabs, Boxed/Assorted, and Other Chocolate Confectionery), and Gums for Years 2007, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-97

4g. REST OF EUROPE.............. III-98 A.Market Analysis.............. III-98 Market Overview.............. III-98 Focus on Select Markets..............III-98 Austria.............. III-98 Stability Retains Vitality III-98 Belgium.............. III-99 Improving Economic Conditions to Drive Chocolate Confectionery Market..............III-99 Denmark.............. III-99 Competition.............. III-100 Table 148: Danish Gums Market by Leading Players (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Mondelez International, Valora Trade Denmark and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-100
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