Sugar and Gum Confectionery - UK - December 2016
“While the market has remained resilient amidst the sugar debate, it is facing pressure to contribute to reducing sugar consumption. Portion control will be an important tool for operators to reach the reduction goal. Meanwhile, that many parents are open to artificial sweeteners in kids’ sweets highlights this as an area to explore.”
- Anita Winther, Research Analyst
This Report discusses the following key topics:
- Promotions make sweets more permissible for many
- Artificial sweeteners and portion control can help meet sugar reduction target
- Scope for chewing gum to build role in helping to curb snacking
This Report examines the UK retail market for sugar confectionery (including mints) and gum. Mintel’s definition includes products sold through the retail channel, including:
- soft confectionery (such as jelly sweets, pastilles)
- standard and power mints
- hard confectionery (such as boiled sweets, toffees, caramels)
- functional confectionery (such as medicated confectionery)
- chewing gum and bubblegum
- other confectionery (such as loose pick n’ mix and lollipops).
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