Despite increasing concerns about health and nutrition, confectionery wholesaling is expected to grow over the next five years. A number of positive factors will cause candy consumption to rise, including population growth and product innovation, such as the introduction of healthier goods. Additionally, as disposable income levels grow, consumers will be more likely to purchase premium and more expensive candy.
Operators in this industry primarily wholesale a range of chocolate and non-chocolate candy in addition to a range of savory snacks, such as nuts and chips, and fruit syrups. They sell these products to supermarkets, specialty confectionery retail outlets, convenience stores and vending machine operators.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.