Research and Markets: Market Focus: Trends and Developments in the Confectionery Sector in Ireland

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v3csjt/market_focus) has announced the addition of a new report "Market Focus: Trends and Developments in the Confectionery Sector in Ireland" to their offering.

This report brings together consumer insight and market data to provide a comprehensive brief of Ireland's Confectionery sector. This allows for the rapid identification of key growth opportunities across major Confectionery categories and their packaging.

  • Chocolate is the most valuable category in the Irish Confectionery market whereas growth will be led by the Sugar Confectionery category
  • Indulgence is the key consumer trend in Ireland's Confectionery market followed by Fun & Enjoyment
  • Hypermarkets & Supermarkets are the largest distributors of Confectionery in Ireland followed by Convenience Stores
  • The overall Confectionery market in Ireland is dominated by major international players whereas the penetration of domestic players is low
  • Bag/Sachet and Film were the two most prevalent packaging types used in the Irish Confectionery market in 2013

The high disposable income of young and adult Irish consumers and increased consumption frequency is driving growth of impulse Confectionery purchases. Confectionery manufacturers can benefit by launching innovative natural and organic products in new flavours and pack types. In terms of value Chocolate is the largest category while Sugar Confectionery is forecast to be the fastest-growing category during 2013-2018. Indulgence and Fun & Enjoyment are the key trends that are leading to the growth of the Irish Confectionery market.

Reasons To Buy

This overview of the consumer and market dynamics of the Irish Confectionery sector allows new entrants and established companies to gain rapid and comprehensive insight into the current state of the market and identify the key trends that will drive growth in the coming years.

Key Topics Covered:

Executive Summary

Country Context

Sector Analysis

Consumer Overview

Distribution Insight

Packaging Insight

Leading Players with Market Share

Data Appendix and Summary Methodology

Companies Mentioned:

  • Mars
  • Incorporated
  • Mondelez International
  • Nestle S.A
  • Haribo
  • Musgrave
  • Dunnes Stores
  • Tesco
  • BWG Group
  • Aldi

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Sector: Snacks and Confectionery

Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Snacks and Confectionery