Industry Reports

Globally, the confectionery industry is growing rapidly. Chocolate confections sales in the United States in 2012 reached levels of $12.6 billion, non-chocolate candy sales were $6.9 billion, and gum was at $3.4 billion. In North America, demand for and trends in original gourmet chocolate confections and bean-to-bar operations are pushing growth and innovation. The 2013 Confectionery Trends Market Assessment is based on 72 interviews with respondents in the U.S. confectionery industry.



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