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Chocolate Confectionery - Europe - August 2010

The chocolate confectionery market, even though large and sophisticated, continues to record growth. Chocolate remains a 'treat' and this has been recognised in the further development of premium 'indulgence' lines, in the current economic climate chocolate offers a permissible luxury.

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Table of contents

  1. Issues in the Market

      • Definition
        • Consumer research
          • Abbreviations
          • Market in Brief

            • A continent of chocoholics?
              • Counting on countlines
                • The health debate – accentuating the positive
                  • The ethics of premium
                    • The onward march of the giants
                      • A youthful appeal – but an ageing demographic
                      • European Market Size and Forecast

                        • Key points
                          • Chocolate confectionery
                            • Figure 1: Retail value sales of chocolate confectionery, by country, 2004-13
                            • Figure 2: Retail value sales of chocolate confectionery, by country, 2004-13
                            • Figure 3: Retail volume sales of chocolate confectionery, by country, 2004-13
                            • Figure 4: Retail volume sales of chocolate confectionery, by country, 2004-13
                            • Figure 5: Retail volume sales of chocolate confectionery, by country, 2004-13
                            • Figure 6: Spend per capita, by country, 2004-08
                            • Figure 7: Spend per capita, by country, 2004-08
                        • Market Segmentation

                          • Key points
                            • Chocolate confectionery
                              • Figure 8: Market segmentation, by volume, Austria, 2008
                              • Figure 9: Market segmentation, by volume, Belgium, 2008
                              • Figure 10: Market segmentation, by value, Belgium, 2008
                              • Figure 11: Market segmentation, by value, Bulgaria, 2008
                              • Figure 12: Market segmentation, by volume, Czech Republic, 2008
                              • Figure 13: Market segmentation, by volume, Denmark, 2008
                              • Figure 14: Market segmentation, by volume, Finland, 2008
                              • Figure 15: Market segmentation, by volume, France, 2008
                              • Figure 16: Market segmentation, by value, France, 2008
                              • Figure 17: Market segmentation, by value, Germany, 2008
                              • Figure 18: Market segmentation, by volume, Greece, 2008
                              • Figure 19: Market segmentation, by volume, Hungary, 2008
                              • Figure 20: Market segmentation, by volume, Italy, 2007
                              • Figure 21: Market segmentation, by volume, Netherlands, 2008
                              • Figure 22: Market segmentation, by value, Netherlands, 2007
                              • Figure 23: Market segmentation, by value, Norway, 2008
                              • Figure 24: Market segmentation, by volume, Poland, 2008
                              • Figure 25: Market segmentation, by value, Poland, 2008
                              • Figure 26: Market segmentation, by volume, Portugal, 2008
                              • Figure 27: Market segmentation, by volume, Spain, 2008
                              • Figure 28: Market segmentation, by value, Spain, 2008
                              • Figure 29: Market segmentation, by volume, Sweden, 2008
                              • Figure 30: Market segmentation, by volume, Switzerland, 2008
                              • Figure 31: Market segmentation, by volume, Turkey, 2008
                              • Figure 32: Market segmentation, by value, UK, 2008
                              • Figure 33: Market segmentation, by value, Ukraine, 2008
                          • Companies and Product Innovation

                            • Key points
                                • Figure 34: Percentage of new product launches, by region, 2009
                                • Figure 35: Percentage of new product launches, by top ten European countries, 2009
                                • Figure 36: Percentage of new product launches, by sub-category, by the ‘Big 5’ European countries, 2009
                                • Figure 37: Percentage of new product launches, by top five claims by the ‘Big 5’ European countries, 2009
                                • Figure 38: Percentage of new product launches, by top five flavours by the ‘Big 5’ European countries 2009
                              • France – Chocolate confectionery
                                • Figure 39: Percentage of new product launches, by sub-category, France, 2006-09
                                • Figure 40: Top five claims in new product development, France, 2006-09
                                • Figure 41: Top five flavours on new product development, France, 2006-09
                              • Most innovative products
                                • Germany – Chocolate confectionery
                                  • Figure 42: Percentage of new product launches, by sub-category, Germany, 2006-09
                                  • Figure 43: Top five claims on new product development, Germany, 2006-09
                                  • Figure 44: Top five flavours on new product development, Germany, 2006-09
                                • Most innovative products
                                  • Italy – Chocolate confectionery
                                    • Figure 45: Percentage of new product launches, by sub-category, Italy, 2006-09
                                    • Figure 46: Top five claims on new product development, Italy, 2006-09
                                    • Figure 47: Top five flavours on new product development, Italy, 2006-09
                                  • Most innovative products
                                    • Spain – Chocolate confectionery
                                      • Figure 48: Percentage of new product launches, by sub-category, Spain, 2006-09
                                      • Figure 49: Top five claims on new product development, Spain, 2006-09
                                      • Figure 50: Top five flavours on new product development, Spain, 2006-09
                                    • Most innovative products
                                      • UK – Chocolate confectionery
                                        • Figure 51: Percentage of new product launches, by sub-category, UK, 2006-09
                                        • Figure 52: Top five claims on new product development, UK, 2006-09
                                        • Figure 53: Top five flavours on new product development, UK, 2006-09
                                      • Most innovative products
                                      • The Consumer

                                        • Key points
                                            • Figure 54: Penetration of chocolate confectionery and other sweets, by country, 2009
                                            • Figure 55: Frequency of eating chocolate bars and other chocolate items (excluding boxed chocolates), by country, 2009
                                            • Figure 56: Frequency of buying boxed chocolates, by country, 2009
                                            • Figure 57: Frequency of buying other sweets (including sweets for children), 2009
                                            • Figure 58: Penetration of types of chocolate, by country, 2009
                                            • Figure 59: Trends in penetration of chocolate confectionery, France, 2005-09
                                            • Figure 60: Trends in penetration of chocolate confectionery, Germany, 2005-09
                                            • Figure 61: Trends in penetration of chocolate confectionery, Spain, 2005-09
                                            • Figure 62: Trends in penetration of chocolate confectionery, GB, 2005-09
                                            • Figure 63: Index of volume purchasing of chocolate bars, by demographic group, 2009
                                            • Figure 64: Index of volume purchasing of boxed chocolates, by demographic group, 2009
                                            • Figure 65: Attitudes towards eating, by country, 2009
                                        • Appendix – Demographics

                                            • Figure 66: Frequency of eating chocolate bars, by demographic sub-groups, France, 2009
                                            • Figure 67: Frequency of buying boxed chocolates, by demographic sub-groups, France, 2009
                                            • Figure 68: Frequency of eating chocolate bars, by demographic sub-groups, Germany, 2009
                                            • Figure 69: Frequency of buying boxed chocolates, by demographic sub-groups, Germany, 2009
                                            • Figure 70: Frequency of eating chocolate bars, by demographic sub-group, Spain, 2009
                                            • Figure 71: Frequency of buying boxed chocolates, by demographic sub-groups, Spain, 2009
                                            • Figure 72: Frequency of eating chocolate bars, by demographic sub-groups, GB, 2009
                                            • Figure 73: Frequency of buying boxed chocolates, GB, demographic sub-groups, 2009
                                        • Appendix – Market Size and Forecast Data

                                            • Figure 74: Retail value sales of chocolate confectionery, by country, 2004-13
                                            • Figure 75: Retail value sales of chocolate confectionery, by country, 2004-13
                                            • Figure 76: Retail volume sales of chocolate confectionery, by country, 2004-13
                                            • Figure 77: Retail volume sales of chocolate confectionery, by country, 2004-13
                                            • Figure 78: Retail volume sales of chocolate confectionery, by country, 2004-13
                                            • Figure 79: Spend per capita, by country, 2004-08
                                            • Figure 80: Spend per capita, by country, 2004-08

                                        Companies Covered

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                                        Chocolate Confectionery - Europe - August 2010

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