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U.S.: Chocolate And Confectionery Market Overview 2021

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Chocolate And Confectionery Market Size in the U.S.

For the eleventh consecutive year, the U.S. chocolate and confectionery market recorded growth in sales value, which increased by X% to $X in 2019. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2015 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Chocolate and confectionery consumption peaked in 2019 and is likely to see steady growth in years to come.

Chocolate And Confectionery Production in the U.S.

In value terms, chocolate and confectionery production contracted slightly to $X in 2019. The total output value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2015 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, production reached the maximum level at $X in 2018, and then dropped slightly in the following year.

Chocolate And Confectionery Exports

Exports from the U.S.

In 2019, the amount of chocolate and confectionery exported from the U.S. contracted slightly to X tonnes, declining by -X% on the previous year's figure. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at X tonnes in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

In value terms, chocolate and confectionery exports contracted slightly to $X in 2019. In general, total exports indicated a remarkable increase from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, exports decreased by -X% against 2014 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2011 when exports increased by X% year-to-year. Exports peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2019, exports failed to regain the momentum.

Exports by Country

Canada (X tonnes) was the main destination for chocolate and confectionery exports from the U.S., with a X% share of total exports. Moreover, chocolate and confectionery exports to Canada exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, Mexico (X tonnes), threefold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by South Korea (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of volume to Canada stood at +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Mexico (+X% per year) and South Korea (+X% per year).

In value terms, Canada ($X) remains the key foreign market for chocolate and confectionery exports from the U.S., comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mexico ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by South Korea, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of value to Canada amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Mexico (+X% per year) and South Korea (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average chocolate and confectionery export price stood at $X per tonne in 2019, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2019, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 an increase of X% year-to-year. The export price peaked in 2019 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major export markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was the UK ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Mexico ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Australia, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Chocolate And Confectionery Imports

Imports into the U.S.

In 2019, overseas purchases of chocolate and confectionery were finally on the rise to reach X tonnes for the first time since 2016, thus ending a two-year declining trend. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2009 when imports increased by X% year-to-year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum in 2019 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, chocolate and confectionery imports totaled $X in 2019. Over the period under review, total imports indicated prominent growth from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum in 2019 and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

Canada (X tonnes), Mexico (X tonnes) and the Netherlands (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of chocolate and confectionery imports to the U.S., with a combined X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of purchases, amongst the main suppliers, was attained by Mexico, while imports for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Canada ($X) constituted the largest supplier of chocolate and confectionery to the U.S., comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mexico ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by Indonesia, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from Canada amounted to +X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Mexico (+X% per year) and Indonesia (+X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average chocolate and confectionery import price amounted to $X per tonne, falling by -X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2019, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. The import price peaked at $X per tonne in 2018, and then shrank modestly in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Belgium ($X per tonne), while the price for the Netherlands ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Indonesia, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for chocolate and confectionery in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of chocolate and confectionery consumption in 2019 were China (8.3M tonnes), the U.S. (4.4M tonnes) and India (3.2M tonnes), with a combined 30% share of global consumption. These countries were followed by Japan, Germany, Brazil, Pakistan, Indonesia, Russia, Bangladesh, Mexico, Italy and Nigeria, which together accounted for a further 25%.
What are the largest producers of chocolate and confectionery in the world?
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China (8.2M tonnes) remains the largest chocolate and confectionery producing country worldwide, accounting for 16% of total volume. Moreover, chocolate and confectionery production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the U.S. (3.8M tonnes), twofold. India (3.1M tonnes) ranked third in terms of total production with a 6% share.
What are the leading suppliers of chocolate and confectionery to the U.S.?
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In value terms, Canada ($1.5B) constituted the largest supplier of chocolate and confectionery to the U.S., comprising 36% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mexico ($577M), with a 14% share of total imports. It was followed by Indonesia, with a 7.8% share.
What are the leading importers of chocolate and confectionery from the U.S.?
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In value terms, Canada ($821M) remains the key foreign market for chocolate and confectionery exports from the U.S., comprising 43% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Mexico ($251M), with a 13% share of total exports. It was followed by South Korea, with a 3.9% share.
What is the average export price for chocolate and confectionery in the U.S.?
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In 2019, the average chocolate and confectionery export price amounted to $4,858 per tonne, approximately mirroring the previous year.
What is the average import price for chocolate and confectionery in the U.S.?
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The average chocolate and confectionery import price stood at $4,112 per tonne in 2019, reducing by -1.8% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10821100 - Cocoa paste (excluding containing added sugar or other sweetening matter)
• Prodcom 10821200 - Cocoa butter, fat and oil
• Prodcom 10821300 - Cocoa powder, not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter
• Prodcom 10821400 - Cocoa powder, containing added sugar or other sweetening matter
• Prodcom 10822130 - Chocolate and other food preparations containing cocoa, in blocks, slabs or bars > 2 kg or in liquid, paste, powder, g ranular or other bulk form, in containers or immediate packings of a content > 2 kg, containing . .18 % by weight of
• Prodcom 10822150 - Chocolate milk crumb containing .18 % or more by weight of cocoa butter and in packings weighing > 2 kg
• Prodcom 10822170 - Chocolate flavour coating containing .18 % or more by weight of cocoa butter and in packings weighing > 2 kg
• Prodcom 10822190 - Food preparations containing <18 % of cocoa butter and in packings weighing > 2 kg (excluding chocolate flavour coating, chocolate milk crumb)
• Prodcom 10822233 - Filled chocolate blocks, slabs or bars consisting of a centre (including of cream, liqueur or fruit paste, excluding chocolate biscuits)
• Prodcom 10822235 - Chocolate blocks, slabs or bars with added cereal, fruit or nuts (excluding filled, chocolate biscuits)
• Prodcom 10822239 - Chocolate blocks, slabs or bars (excluding filled, with added cereal, fruit or nuts, chocolate biscuits)
• Prodcom 10822243 - Chocolates (including pralines) containing alcohol (excluding in blocks, slabs or bars)
• Prodcom 10822245 - Chocolates (excluding those containing alcohol, in blocks, s labs or bars)
• Prodcom 10822253 - Filled chocolate confectionery (excluding in blocks, slabs or bars, chocolate biscuits, chocolates)
• Prodcom 10822255 - Chocolate confectionery (excluding filled, in blocks, slabs or bars, chocolate biscuits, chocolates)
• Prodcom 10822260 - Sugar confectionery and substitutes therefor made from sugar substitution products, containing cocoa (including chocolate nougat) (excluding white chocolate)
• Prodcom 10822270 - Chocolate spreads
• Prodcom 10822280 - Preparations containing cocoa for making beverages
• Prodcom 10822290 - Food products with cocoa (excluding cocoa paste, butter, p owder, blocks, slabs, bars, liquid, paste, powder, granular, o ther bulk form in packings > 2 kg, to make beverages, c hocolate spreads)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the chocolate and confectionery market in the U.S.. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.


Country coverage:
• USA

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in the U.S.
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2019
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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