Consumer and Market Insights: Confectionery in Canada

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Canada’s Confectionery market is forecast to register growth in value as well as volume terms during 2015-2020. The Chocolate category has the largest volume share in 2015 as well as projected to witness fastest growth during 2015-2020. Health conscious Canadian consumers are seeking out confectionery products with “natural” attributes and “free from additives” claims. Of all the products focused on the Health and Wellness attribute, majority of Chocolate sales in Canada is driven by Food Minus attributes such as reduced-fat and reduced sugar. Additionally, greater purchasing power and a willingness to spend on exclusive products will drive the growth of “Bean to Bar” and craft chocolates in the coming years.


• Of the three categories analyzed, Chocolate will be the fastest growing value category, registering a CAGR of 3.1% during 2015-2020

• Hypermarkets & Supermarkets is the leading distribution channel of the overall Confectionery distribution in Canada

• The use of Flexible Packaging is forecast to register the fastest growth among packaging material during 2015-2020

• Nestle and Lindt have a strong focus on health and wellness attributes in the Chocolate category

• Wal-Mart is offering Confectionery products at lower prices than Loblaw's.

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Ferrero S.p.A.
Ganong Bros.
Kraft Foods Group Inc.
Laura Secord.
Lindt & Sprüngli Ag
Lotte Co. Ltd.
Mondelez International Inc
Nestlé S.A.
The Hershey Company
Yildiz Holding A.S
Our Finest
Cadbury Plc
Mars Incorporated
GFA Brands Inc.
Skor Food Service Ltd
Awake Chocolate
Alfred Ritter Gmbh & co. kg. 
Saputo Inc.
Water bridge
August Storck Kg
The Allan Candy Company Limited
Bunny Fields
Marukawa Confectionery Co. Ltd.
Tootsie Roll Industries Inc
Dare Foods Limited
Darrell Lea Chocolate Shop Pty Ltd
Kerr Bros. Limited
Lofthouse Of Fleetwood Ltd.
Perfetti Van Melle SpA
Pez International Gmbh
Procter & Gamble Co.
Purity Life Health Products LP
Regal Confections Inc.
Ricola Ag
The Topps Company Inc.
Torie & Howard LLC
Wilton Industries.
Yummy Earth.

Table of Contents


• Report Scope

Country Context

• Macroeconomic indicators –GDP Per Capita, Population, Consumer Price Index and Age Profile

• Retail and foodservice figures –Key Takeaways

Market Overview

• Value and volume analysis for Argentina's Confectionery market

• Impact of exchange rate fluctuations on Confectionery market

• Historic and forecast value analysis by category

• Winners and losers by categories with change in market share

• Segment share in a category (value terms) and change in market share

Retail Landscape and Key Distribution Channels

• Leading retailers in Argentina's Food market

• Leading distribution channels (value terms) in Argentina's Confectionery market

• Leading distribution channels ((value terms) by category

Competitive Landscape

• Market share of leading brands (in value and volume terms) by category and segment

Health and Wellness analysis

• Key Health & Wellness product attributes driving sales

• Key Health & Wellness consumer benefits driving sales

• Key Health & Wellness companies and market share


• Confectionery market by type of packaging material/container (in volume terms)

• Confectionery market by type of packaging closure (in volume terms)

• Confectionery market by type of packaging, forecast(in volume terms)

Consumer trend analysis

• Canadean’s consumer trend framework and explanation of the sub-trends

• For key trends in Argentina's Confectionery market:

• How the trend is influencing consumption in Argentina's Confectionery market

• How to target the trend in Argentina's Confectionery market

• How the trend will evolve in Argentina's Confectionery market

• Key target demographic and the rate and which the trend will evolve

• What are the key drivers that will influence growth of confectionery market in the future

Innovation examples

• New products launched in Argentina's Confectionery market


• Country context

• Category value and volume data

• Sector Overview

• Segment data

• Health & Wellness data

• Packaging data

• Category definitions

• Segment definitions

• Health & Wellness definitions

• Channel definitions

• Explanation of sub-trends

• Methodology

• About Canadean

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