Global Confectionery Ingredients Industry size worth USD 78.04 Bn by 2021

Posted by MDFtrends on October 18th, 2017

According to the report Global Confectionery Ingredients Industry, published by Market Data Forecast, The Global Industry has been estimated at USD 57.5 Billion in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 78.04 Billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 6.3% during the forecast period from 2016 to 2021.

Confectionery encompasses products such as chocolate and non-chocolate candy; gum; ice cream and frozen desserts; cookies, cakes, and pastries; and other sweet products.  Confectionery is sold through retail channels like superIndustrys, grocery stores, mass merchandisers, drugstores, convenience stores, gourmet/specialty stores.

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The Industry for confectionery ingredients is mainly driven due to growing industrialization, and changing consumers’ lifestyle with evolving eating habits coupled with growing consumer’s awareness regarding the health benefits of chocolates. Also, R&D in terms of product innovation & new product development is also driving the Industry growth. But, the Industry growth is constrained due to health awareness among consumers, as Confectionary mainly includes products made from sugar, which has high amount of calories.

Global Industry for Confectionery Ingredients is segmented based on type, form, source and application. By type, the Industry is further sub-segmented into Cocoa & chocolate, Dairy ingredients, Hydrocolloids, Emulsifiers, Malts, Oils & shortenings, Starches & derivatives, Sweeteners, Flavors, Others (food color additives & flavors, functional systems, fruits & vegetables). By form, the Industry is further sub-segmented into Dry and Liquid. By source, the Industry is further sub-segmented into Synthetic and Natural. By application, the Industry is further sub-segmented into Chocolate, Sugar confectionery, Gum, Others (fillings, coatings, caramel, aerated confectionery, spreads, and cereal bars). Cocoa & chocolate is the most widely used type of confectionery ingredients. Sugar confectionery application of the confectionery ingredients Industry is growing at the highest CAGR.

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Geographically, Global Industry for Confectionery Ingredients is segmented into North America, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Europe, and Middle-East and Africa. Europe is the largest Industry for confectionery ingredients in terms of Industry share contribution in the global Industry. Asia-Pacific is expected to witness highest growth owing to factors like economic developments paired with increasing urbanization.

Barry Callebaut, Olam International , Cargill, Incorporated, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Ingredion Incorporated, and E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Koninklijke DSM N.V., Kerry Group plc , Arla Foods, Tate & Lyle PLC,  are the major players of Global Confectionery Ingredients Industry.

Key Points from Table of Contents


  • Executive Summary
  • Key Inferences
  • New Developments

Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges Analysis (DROC)

Confectionery Ingredients Industry: Segmentation

  • By type
    • Cocoa & chocolate
    • Dairy ingredients
    • Hydrocolloids
    • Emulsifiers
    • Malts
    • Oils & shortenings
    • Starches & derivatives
    • Sweeteners
    • Flavors
    • Other ingredient type
  • By form
    • Dry
    • Liquid
  • By source
    • Synthetic
    • Natural
  • By applications
    • Chocolate
    • Sugar confectionery
    • Gums
    • Other confectionery ingredient applications

Geographical Analysis

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa

Strategic Analysis

  • PESTLE analysis
  • Porter’s Five analysis

Industry Leaders' Analysis

Competitive Landscape

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