* Detailed segmentation of international and local products * Historic volumes and values, company and brand market shares * Five year forecasts of market trends and market growth * Robust and transparent market research methodology, conducted in-country Our market research reports answer questions such as:
* What is the market size of Chocolate Confectionery in United Kingdom? * What are the major brands in United Kingdom?
* What are market opportunities for health and wellness minded dark chocolate? * What are market opportunities for ethically sourced chocolate? * How might increasingly volatile cocoa bean commodity prices impact retail prices and sales performance?
* Chocolate confectionery sales are expected to grow by 6% in value and 1% in volume terms in 2011. The industry continues to be affected by food price inflation that includes rising prices for ingredients such as cocoa, milk and sugar. The value growth for the category stems mainly from unit price increases of 5% to £8.80 per kg. The unrest in the Ivory Coast is also seen as a reason for fluctuating cocoa prices; however other sources such as Ghana tend to compensate for supply deficiency from the Ivory...