Overview of the Market for Candy, Sweets, and Nonchocolate Confectionery in France
In value terms, candy, sweets, and nonchocolate confectionery production declined sharply to $ in estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed a deep contraction. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Candy, sweets, and nonchocolate confectionery production peaked at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to , production stood at a somewhat lower figure.
The value of the market for candies, sweets, and nonchocolate confectionery in France dropped to $ in , reducing by -% 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, consumption saw a mild reduction. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 with an increase of % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $ in 2011; however, from 2012 to , consumption remained at a lower figure.