Chewing Gum Market Overview in Germany
In value terms, chewing gum production fell slightly to $ in estimated in export prices. In general, production continues to indicate a perceptible decrease. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 when the production volume increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, production reached the peak level at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , production remained at a lower figure.
The size of the chewing gum market in Germany fell to $ in , dropping 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). Overall, consumption showed a pronounced contraction. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 with an increase of % against the previous year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $. from 2009 to , the growth of the market failed to regain the momentum.