SIC 2060 | NAICS 311300
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
Candy Industry Magazine
Monthly trade publication features news and information for confectionery industry professionals, with special features including the January "Global Top 100" issue which ranks the top global producers by annual sales and the June "Global State of the Industry" issue which provides information on sales by type and region and includes the "North American Sweet 60" ranking of top producers in this region.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profile contents include:
National Confectioners Association
Information resources available from this trade association include:
Data & Insights
Supplier Relations US, LLC
Comprehensive reports provide detailed analysis of this manufacturing sector by product segment,
Confectionery in the US
Market research report analyzes the U.S. market for this product sector, with information provided in the report including historical and forecast sales by product category for chocolate (e.g., countlines, bagged selflines, boxed assortments, seasonal, and tablets) and non-chocolate (e.g., boiled sweets, licorice, lollipops, mints, chews, toffee, caramels, and nougat) candies and chewing and bubble gum.
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of the confectionery market in the U.S. and other countries,
with products analyzed including chocolate (e.g., bars/blocks/slabs, boxed/assorted) and sugar confectioneries
(e.g., boiled sweets, caramels, toffees, mints, lozenges) and manufacturers
Global Confectionery Market
Market research study provides a detailed analysis of the global market for chocolate, gum, and sugar confectionery products, with topics covered in the report including market size and forecast, demand drivers and challenges, market trends and their impact, vendor landscape, and key vendors profiled including Ferrero Group, The Hershey Company, Mars, Inc. Mondelez International, and Nestle SA.
Financial Benchmarking Data
Candy and Confectionery Manufacturers
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Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Financial information section provides income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios by company size for firms that produce chocolate and candies from cacao beans, companies that use purchased chocolate to manufacture candies, and firms that make non-chocolate candies, with major U.S. firms in this sector including Mars, Inc., Hershey Co., and Mondelez International, Inc.
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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed by manufacturers in this sector, with products covered in this survey including chocolate and candies produced directly from cacao beans, candies manufactured from purchased chocolate, and non-chocolate candies and other confectionery products (e.g., hard candies, mints, licorice, toffee, caramel, and chewing gum).
Chocolate / Confection Manufacturing
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for selected job positions such as production manager, food technologist, chocolatier, packaging or filling machine operator, and quality assurance specialist, with employers for which compensation data is provided including Mars, Inc., The Hershey Company, Barry Callebut LLC, Ghirardelli, Lindt & Sprungli, and Godiva Chocolatier.
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Business Valuation Resources