Caramel Market Overview in Sweden
In value terms, caramel production totaled $15M in 2010 estimated in export prices. In general, caramel production, however, continues to indicate a deep slump. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of 31% year-to-year. In that year, caramel production attained its peak level of $29M. From 2009 to 2010, caramel production growth failed to regain its momentum.
The revenue of the caramel market in Sweden amounted to $12M in 2010, waning by -5.4% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, caramel consumption continues to indicate a mild deduction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 when the market value increased by 12% year-to-year. In that year, the caramel market attained its peak level of $14M. From 2009 to 2010, the growth of the caramel market remained at a somewhat lower figure.