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Growth Opportunities In Confectionery
Emerging Flavors And New Added Value Segments

  • Publication Date:November 2007
  • Publisher:Business Insights
  • Product Type: Report
  • Pages:136

Growth Opportunities In Confectionery Emerging Flavors And New Added Value Segments

The confectionery sector has experienced dramatic changes over the last year led by changing consumer consumption habits. Confectionery manufacturers are aiming to appeal to health-conscious consumers with functional innovations, whilst trying to remain indulgent. At the same time, consumers now expect to be able to choose their chocolate by cocoa solid levels and region of origin, not just by brand. 'Growth Opportunities in Confectionery' is a new management report published by Business Insights that identifies key growth opportunities in the confectionery market across the key categories of gum, chocolate, cereal bars and sugar confectionery in Europe, Africa and Middle East, Americas and Asia-Pacific regions. This report analyzes the key trends affecting the market including health, gourmet and luxury, single-origin, ethical and impulse purchasing. It also provides the results of our proprietary survey detailing the opinions of industry executives.

  • Executive Summary
  • The confectionery market
  • New product development in confectionery
  • Innovation in confectionery
  • Key trends in the confectionery market
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter 1 Introduction
    • Research methodology
    • What is this report about?
    • Report structure
  • Chapter 2 The confectionery market
    • Summary
    • Introduction
    • The growth potential of the confectionery market
    • Confectionery market value in Europe and US
    • Value sales in the confectionery market by category
    • Europe
    • US
    • Confectionery market volume in Europe and US
    • Volume sales in the confectionery market by category
    • Europe
    • US
    • Leading players
    • Confectionery is dominated by big brands
    • Africa & Middle East
    • Tiger Brands Limited (Beacon Sweets & Chocolates)
    • Americas
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Lotte Confectionery
    • Meiji Seika Kaisha
    • Ezaki Glico Company Ltd
    • Europe
    • Nestl S.A.
  • Chapter 3 New product development in confectionery
    • Summary
    • Introduction
    • Growth opportunities in confectionery
    • Category analysis
    • Chewing gum
    • Functional gums
    • Innovative flavors and delivery
    • Chocolate
    • Healthy chocolate
    • Confectionery snack products
    • Cookies
    • Sugar confectionery
    • NPD hotspots in Europe
    • NPD hotspots in North America
    • Regional analysis
    • Europe
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Americas
    • Middle East and Africa
    • Product tag analysis
    • Flavor trends
    • Top 20 flavors of the new product introductions
    • Top 10 'ones to watch' over the next two years
  • Chapter 4 Innovation in confectionery
    • Summary
    • Introduction
    • Searching for the X-Factor
    • Nutritional labeling
    • Health claims regulation
    • Innovation by type
    • The importance of packaging
    • Innovation by category
    • Sugar confectionery
    • Chewing gum
    • Chocolate
    • Companies with influence on confectionery innovation
    • Innovative confectionery companies
  • Chapter 5 Key trends in the confectionery market
    • Summary
    • Introduction
    • Consumer insight
    • Smaller households and single-person households
    • Hispanics in North America
    • Consumption occasion opportunities
    • NPD insight
    • Health
    • Gourmet and luxury
    • Ethical trends
    • Impulse purchasing
  • Chapter 6 Conclusions
    • Summary
    • Introduction
    • Innovation opportunities, barriers and solutions
    • Optimize prime consumption occasions and consumer groups
    • Major NPD opportunities to 2012
    • Health means a lot more than 'low calorie' for consumers
    • Premium
    • Buying into the brand attitude
    • Fairtrade and organic
    • Zero carbon emission goal
    • Changing company landscape
    • Index
  • List of Figures
    • Figure 2.1: Ice Cubes Instantly Cold Gum from The Hershey Company
    • Figure 2.2: Jones Activated Energy Boosters Hard Candy and California Delights Chews
    • Figure 2.3: Wrigley's coffee gum offers added functionality for consumers
    • Figure 2.4: Hershey brand extensions in chocolate and Twizzlers
    • Figure 3.5: Grabower Bio Kuesschen and Dittmeyer's Valensina Multi Vitamin Bonbons
    • Figure 3.6: Percentage share of confectionery products launched, by category, 2004 versus 2007
    • Figure 3.7: Percentage growth in confectionery products launched, by category, 2004-2007
    • Figure 3.8: Functional gums: Wrigley's Extra Fresh Gum with Gel, Fuwarinka and Lotte's IQ Suppli Gum
    • Figure 3.9: Innovative flavors: Trident and Wrigley's Orbit
    • Figure 3.10: Sales growth potential of different chocolate types over the next 5 years
    • Figure 3.11: Lotte promotes cocoa's polyphenols to health-conscious chocoholics
    • Figure 3.12: Dark chocolate with a high percentage of cocoa solids taps into premium and health trends
    • Figure 3.13: Trader Joe's 'Bites' combine sweet chocolate and savory pretzels
    • Figure 3.14: Bahlsen's cookies blend into confectionery category
    • Figure 3.15: Sugar confectionery NPD in Europe
    • Figure 3.16: Sugar confectionery NPD in the US
    • Figure 3.17: Regional ranking for confectionery innovation around the world
    • Figure 3.18: Percentage share of confectionery products launched, by region, 2004-2007
    • Figure 3.19: Premium private label popular in Europe: Wertsiegel Weisse Schokolade
    • Figure 3.20: Cool Healthy's Merlot, Pinot Noir and Shiraz chocolates
    • Figure 3.21: Asia-Pacific is renowned for its more adventurous flavor combinations: Kanebo
    • Foods' functional soft candy
    • Figure 3.22: Premium products in North America: Vosges Haut Chocolate Exotic Candy Bars
    • Figure 3.23: Premium products in Latin America: Brunelli and Nestl's Almendras Cubiertas con Chocolate de Leche
    • Figure 3.24: Unilever Israel's Click O.K. chocolate bar
    • Figure 3.25: Chocolate and hazelnut combinations are growing in popularity: Network Foods Industries Hazelnut with Cereal bar
    • Figure 3.26: Flavors that will experience a growth in usage in confectionery products over the next five years
    • Figure 3.27: Eukalipta
    • Figure 3.28: Ming's Green Tea Candy
    • Figure 4.29: Features of important for the success of a new confectionery product
    • Figure 4.30: GDA's on a Nestl Fitnesse Chocolate and Orange bar
    • Figure 4.31: Convenient plastic pouch packs grow in popularity: Cadbury Giant Fingers
    • Figure 4.32: Level of innovation within confectionery products launched, by category, 2004-2007
    • Figure 4.33: Hotlix Scorpion Sucker
    • Figure 4.34: Wrigley's Black Mint Airwaves
    • Figure 4.35: Lindt Excellence single-origin Dark Chocolate bars
    • Figure 4.36: The influence of companies on confectionery innovation in 2007 and 2012
    • Figure 5.37: Sales growth potential by consumer age group for confectionery manufacturers over the next five years
    • Figure 5.38: Fuego Del Diablo Hot Cinnamon Energy Gum
    • Figure 5.39: Consumption occasions that offer the most growth potential for confectionery over the next five years
    • Figure 5.40: Mid-afternoon confectionery products: Tokiwa Yakuhin's Tokiwa Ki Mazuijan and Old-Fashioned Creme-Filled Barber Pole
    • Figure 5.41: Important health trends in confectionery NPD over the next five years
    • Figure 5.42: Important indulgence trends in confectionery NPD over the next five years
    • Figure 5.43: 22 carat gold chocolates from The Chocolate Trading Company
    • Figure 5.44: Important ethical trends in confectionery NPD over the next five years
  • List of Tables
    • Table 2.1: Value of the confectionery markets, Europe and US, $m, 2006-2010
    • Table 2.2: Value of confectionery market, by category, Europe, $m, 2006-2010
    • Table 2.3: Value of confectionery market, by category, US, $m, 2006-2010
    • Table 2.4: Volume of the confectionery markets, by country, kg m, 2006-2010
    • Table 2.5: Volume of confectionery market, by category, Europe, kg m, 2006-2010
    • Table 2.6: Volume of the confectionery market, by category, US, kg m, 2006-2010
    • Table 2.7: Africa & Middle East confectionery top five company shares, (%), 2005
    • Table 2.8: Tiger Brands Limited (Beacon Sweets & Chocolates) financial overview, $m
    • Table 2.9: Americas confectionery top five company shares, (%), 2005
    • Table 2.10: Asia-Pacific confectionery top five company shares, (%), 2005
    • Table 2.11: Lotte Group financial overview, $m
    • Table 2.12: Meiji Seika Kaisha financial overview, $m
    • Table 2.13: Ezaki Glico Company Limited financial overview, $m
    • Table 2.14: Europe confectionery top five company shares, (%), 2005
    • Table 2.15: Nestl, financial overview, $m
    • Table 3.16: Top 15 product tags on confectionery products: percentage share of confectionery products launched, 2005-2007
    • Table 3.17: Top 15 flavors of the new product introductions, % of confectionery product launches, 2005-2007
    • Table 4.18: Guideline Daily Amounts guide in the UK
    • Table 4.19: Confectionery product innovation, by type, 2004-2006
    • Table 4.20: Top 10 innovative confectionery companies
    • Table 5.21: Family structures across Europe and the US, (m), 2000-2005
    • Table 5.22: Top 10 selling single confectionery countlines, UK, 2007
    • Table 6.23: Innovation opportunities and potential barriers in confectionery NPD to 2012
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