Italy confectionery market: EUR 4.82 billion industry by 2017

Press Release   •   Jul 11, 2013 14:40 BST

The Italy confectionery market is suggested to have reached a value of just under EUR 4.2 billion at the beginning of 2007, and is estimated to have totalled just under EUR 4.5 billion by the start of 2012. It is forecast that by 2017 the value of the Italy confectionery market will be around EUR 4.82 billion.

The industry is suggested to have grown at a CAGR growth rate of around 1.38% between 2007 and 2012, and is forecast to witness an increase in growth over the forecast period, growing 1.63% between 2012 and 2017.

In terms of categories, 'Chocolate' is forecast to continue as the largest sector in the industry, and will be valued at around EUR 2.8 billion by 2017. The second largest category, 'Sugar Confectionary' will be worth around EUR 1.2 billion by 2017. The fastest growing category is suggested to be 'Gum', which will grow at a CAGR growth rate of over 1.38% between 2012 and 2017. 

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