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The confectionery market produces a range of food products that are rich in sugar content such as chocolates, candies, gums, lollies and so on. Broader classification of confectionery market can be broken into sugar, gums and chocolates. Overall confectionery market has experienced significant evolution owing to the dynamic consumer demands, socio economic changes, and cultural influences. Consumer’s tastes and their inclination towards chocolates and sweets is a never ending reason behind the growth of the confectionery market worldwide. With increasing concerns for health and simultaneous increase in consumer’s craving for variety of chocolates and candies, there has been a dramatic growth in the sales of low-calorie and sugar-free confectionery products. Dark chocolates are known for controlling cardiac diseases and cholesterol owing to its richness in antioxidants and high coca content which boosts the market for chocolates confectionery.

Despite of continuous promotional campaigns and advertisements, consumers remain unaffected and are reluctant in consuming gums confectionery. Increasing awareness and health consciousness among population has led to a declining growth in many parts of the region

The report analyzes the market based on category namely: Sugar Confectionery, Gum Confectionery and Chocolate Confectionery. Chocolates hold a vital place in confectionery market. The report provides detailed analysis on distribution landscape and potential of various distribution channels such as Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Convenience stores, specialty food stores, vending machines and online retail. Country specific trends and market dynamics are also covered in the report.

Some of the key players in the South America confectionery market include:

· Kraft Foods

· Hershey Corp

· Mars Inc.

· Mondelez International.

Table Of Contents

South America Confectionery Market: By Category (Sugar, Gum and Chocolates); By Distribution Channel (Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Convenience stores, Specialty food stores, Online Retail) - Forecast (2015 - 2020).
1. South America Confectionery Market: Macroeconomic Snapshot

2. South America Confectionery Market: Market Overview

2.1 Scope of the Study

2.2 Definitions

3. Executive Summary

4. South America Confectionery Market: Market Landscape

4.1 Market Share Analysis

4.1.1 Argentina

4.1.1.1 Chocolate segment driven by domestic brands

4.1.2 Brazil

4.1.3 Chile

4.1.3.1 Three fourth value share of gum segment led by domestic players

4.1.3.2 Empresas Carrozi dominates chocolates and sugar segment owing to countrywide brand popularity and distribution channel

4.1.4 Colombia

4.1.4.1 Domestic player Colombina SA accounts for 40% value share in sugar confectionery

4.1.5 Peru

4.1.5.1 Kraft foods holds maximum share of gum confectionery owing to strong brand promotions

4.1.6 Rest of South America

4.2 Competitive Developments

4.2.1 Domestic manufacturers are promoting chocolates with organic and sugar free ingredients and retaining consumer loyalty

4.3 Consumer Insights

4.3.1 Consumers not affected by promotions campaigns and decide to quit gums buying

5. South America Confectionery Market: By Category

5.1 Sugar Confectionery

5.1.1 Mints

5.1.2 Boiled Sweets

5.1.3 Lollipops

5.1.4 Toffees, Caramels and Nougats

5.1.5 Others

5.2 Gum Confectionery

5.2.1 Chewing Gum

5.2.2 Bubble Gum

5.3 Chocolate Confectionery

5.3.1 By Type

5.3.1.1 Countlines

5.3.1.2 Tablets

5.3.1.3 Boxed Assortments

5.3.1.4 Bagged Selflines/Softlines

5.3.1.5 Others

5.3.2 By Composition

5.3.2.1 Milk Chocolate

5.3.2.2 Dark chocolate

5.3.2.3 White Chocolate

6. South America Confectionery Market: By Distribution Channel

6.1 Supermarkets/Hypermarkets

6.2 Convenience Stores

6.3 Specialty Food Stores

6.4 Online Retail

6.5 Others

7. South America Confectionery Market: By Country

7.1 Argentina

7.1.1 High inflation rate deters the growth of sugar confectioneries

7.2 Brazil

7.3 Chile

7.4 Colombia

7.5 Peru

7.5.1 Availability of low-sugar alternatives for health conscious consumers

7.6 Rest of South America

8. South America Confectionery Market: Company Profiles

8.1 Kraft Foods Inc.

8.2 Hershey Co.

8.3 Mars Inc.

8.4 Mondelez International

8.5 Colombina SA

8.6 Nestle SA

8.7 Empresas Carozzi SA

8.8 Arcor SAIC's

8.9 Grupo Bimbo

8.10Cia Nacional de Chocolates

"*Financials would be provided on a best efforts basis for private companies"

9. Appendix

9.1 Abbreviations

9.2 Sources

9.3 Research Methodology

9.4 Disclaimer

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