Confectionery Market - Germany Emerges as the Main EU Manufacturer of Confectionery without Cocoa

Cocoa, Chocolate And Confectionery December 22, 2015
Author: Alla Yakimova
Market Analyst

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From 2007 to 2014, EU production on the confectionery market showed mixed dynamics, finally falling from 2,607 thousand tonnes in 2007 to 2,548 thousand tonnes in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of -0.3% over the period under review. In value terms, EU sugar confectionery production decreased to 1,172 million EUR in 2014, falling by -1.8% annually.

Germany was the largest producer of sugar confectionery in absolute volumes, with 665 thousand tonnes. It was distantly followed by the United Kingdom (285 thousand tonnes), Spain (270 thousand tonnes) and Poland (188 thousand tonnes).

Positive dynamics in confectionery production among the main producing countries from 2007 to 2014 were recorded in Germany (+1.7% per year) and Poland (+3.5%), while for the other two EU leaders (the UK and Spain) the paces of growth were negative.

Germany dominated in EU confectionery production and trade. In 2014, it exported 42% of its total sugar confectionery output. Of this amount, 14% was supplied to the United Kingdom, where Germany's sugar confectionery held a 21% share of the country's total imports.

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Source: EU: Sugar Confectionery Not Containing Cocoa - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2020