Consumer and Market Insights: Confectionery in France

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The French Confectionery market is the fourth biggest in Europe, behind Germany, the UK, and Russia, at 532 kg million in volume terms and is mainly driven by consumers’ desire for indulgent high-quality products that provide them with a decadent treat. As of 2015, the market was valued at US$6,614.5 million and is forecast to grow at 1.4% CAGR from 2015–2020 as consumers’ per capita and overall consumption increases.


“Consumer and Market Insights: Confectionery in France,” is an analytical report by Canadean that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the French market.

What else does this report offer

– Market size and structure of the overall and per capita consumption based upon a unique combination of industry research, fieldwork, market sizing analysis, and our in-house expertise

– Detailed information such as market shares and the recent developments of manufacturers and leading brands, along with company profiles

– Prospects and forecasts of overall sales and consumption for 2015 to 2025

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Get a detailed understanding of consumption to align your sales and marketing efforts with the latest trends in the market

Identify the areas of growth and opportunities, which will aid effective marketing planning

As consumers’ product demands evolve, the dynamics between different countries also change – favoring some countries and leaving others increasingly out of line with demand patterns. As a result, understanding the specific dynamics of the French market is crucial to ensuring maximum future sales

The differing growth rates in regional product sales drive fundamental shifts in the market. This report provides detailed, authoritative data on these changes prime intelligence for marketers

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Perfetti Van Melle SpA
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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, Consumer Demographics and Pricing Analysis

Value and volume analysis for the French Confectionery market

Impact of exchange rate fluctuations on French Confectionery market

Volume analysis by category

Market value and growth rates, by category

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

Volume consumption analysis by gender, age, education and urbanization – at category level

Inter-country comparison of average price per kg by category

Top variants and pack size distribution analysis

Retailer price dynamics

Retail Landscape and Key Distribution Channels

Leading retailers in the French Food market

Leading distribution channels (value terms) in the French 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

Penetration of private label by category in the French Confectionery market

Private label growth (in value terms) compared to brands

Health and Wellness analysis

Value of Health & Wellness claims by category

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/outer (in volume terms)

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

Demographic Cohort Consumption Patterns

Overall consumption occasions by age and gender in the French Confectionery market

Private Label consumption occasions by age and gender in the French Confectionery market

Under/Over-consumption levels in the French Confectionery market by gender and age

Consumption frequency by type of consumer in the French Confectionery market by gender and age

Private label consumption by age and gender and comparison to overall consumption levels in the French Confectionery

Consumer trend analysis

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

For key trends in the French Confectionery market:

How the trend is influencing consumption in the French Confectionery market

How to target the trend in the French Confectionery market

How the trend will evolve in the French Confectionery market

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

What are the key drivers that will influence growth of French Confectionery in the future

Examples of New Product Development

New products launched in the French Confectionery market

New products launched in global Confectionery market

Actions and Recommendations

How to successfully target key trends in the French Confectionery market


Country context

Category value and volume data

Consumer Demographics data

Pricing data

Sector Overview

Health & Wellness data

Segment data

Packaging data

Category definitions

Segment definitions

Health & Wellness definitions

Channel definitions

Explanation of sub-trends

Market Data Methodology

Consumer Data Methodology

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