Confectionery Market in the US 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Hershey's, Mars, Mondelez and Nestle

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Dublin, Aug. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Confectionery Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering.

The Confectionery market in the US is comprised of chocolates, sugar confectionery, and gum. In 2013, the Chocolate segment was the leader in the Confectionery market in the US followed by Sugar Confectionery and Gum. US consumers are consuming more dark chocolate because of its health benefits, which is driving demand in the Chocolate segment of the market.

The analysts forecast the Confectionery market in the US will grow at a CAGR of 3.42 percent in terms of revenue and 1.51 percent in terms of volume over the period 2013-2018.

The Confectionery market in the US can be divided into three segments: Chocolate, Sugar Confectionery, and Gum. The Chocolate segment was the largest segment in 2013, accounting for more than 50 percent of the market.

The report, the Confectionery Market in the US 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report focuses on the Confectionery market landscape in the US and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape

07. Market Segmentation by Category

08. Confectionery Market in the US by Distribution Channel

09. Buying Criteria

10. Market Growth Drivers

11. Drivers and their Impact

12. Market Challenges

13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

14. Market Trends

15. Trends and their Impact

16. Vendor Landscape

17. Key Vendor Analysis

18. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • Amano Artisan Chocolate
  • American Licorice
  • Atkinson Candy
  • Boyer Brothers
  • Dr August
  • Ferrara Candy
  • Group Bimbo
  • Hammond's Candies
  • Hershey's
  • Kegg's Candies
  • Kraft
  • Lotte
  • Mars
  • Mondelez
  • Nestle
  • PepsiCo
  • Reed's
  • Russell Stover Candies
  • Taza Chocolate
  • The Idaho Candy
  • The Jelly Belly Candy
  • The Warrell
  • Yildiz Holding

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