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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Chocolate Manufacturing
Overview: the U.S. Chocolate Manufacturing Industry
This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
- What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
- What is the industry outlook?
- Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
- Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
- What is the average company size in the industry?
- How many companies are in the industry?
Market Size & Industry Statistics
The total U.S. industry market size for Chocolate Manufacturing:
Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders.
In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.
Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.
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|Average Revenue Per Firm|
|Average Employees Per Firm|
Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.
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|Market Forecast ($ millions)|
|Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)|
Product & Services BreakdownResearch products and services in the Chocolate Manufacturing industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.
|Product Description||Sales ($ millions)||Percent of Total Sales|
Chocolate And Confectionery Manufacturing From Cacao Beans
Chocolate Coatings, Made From Cacao Beans
Chocolate And Chocolate-Type Confectionery Products, Made From Cacao Beans
Other Chocolate And Cocoa Products, Made From Cacao Beans
Chocolate And Confectionery Manufacturing From Cacao Beans, Not Categorized, Total
Chocolate And Chocolate-Type Confectionery Products, Made From Purchased Chocolate Not Retailed At Manufacturing Establishment
Total Miscellaneous Receipts
U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by StateMarket Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.
Chocolate Manufacturing Industry Price TrendsRise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Chocolate Manufacturing companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.
Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.
|Industry Average||Percent of Sales|
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|Cost of Goods Sold|
|Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity|
|Rent paid on business property|
|Domestic production activities deduction|
|Compensation of officers|
|Salaries and wages|
|Employee benefit programs|
|Taxes and Licenses|
|Other Operating Expenses|
|Total Operating Expenses|
|EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)|
|Earnings Before Taxes|
Financial Ratio AnalysisFinancial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Chocolate Manufacturing company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.
|Profitability & Valuation Ratios||Industry Average|
|Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Chocolate Manufacturing industry is performing.|
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
|Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
|Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Chocolate Manufacturing measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.
|Liquidity Ratios||Industry Average|
|Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.|
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
|Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.
|Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance Indicators||Industry Average|
|Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.|
|Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
|Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.
Compensation & Salary Surveys for EmployeesCompensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.
|Title||Percent of Workforce||Bottom Quartile||Average (Median) Salary||Upper Quartile|
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|General and Operations Managers||1%|
|Sales and Related Occupations||10%|
|Retail Sales Workers||8%|
|Office and Administrative Support Occupations||8%|
|Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations||7%|
|Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations||6%|
|Food Processing Workers||20%|
|Miscellaneous Food Processing Workers||20%|
|Other Production Occupations||19%|
|Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders||8%|
|Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders||8%|
|Miscellaneous Production Workers||6%|
|Transportation and Material Moving Occupations||17%|
|Material Moving Workers||16%|
|Laborers and Material Movers, Hand||13%|
|Packers and Packagers, Hand||8%|
Chocolate Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.
Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.
Latest Industry News
- Violet Crumble back in Australian hands - The iconic Violet Crumble chocolate bar is back in Australian hands after a ... plant and equipment for an undisclosed sum. Manufacturing, sales and marketing operations will transition to Robern Menz gradually through 2018. Robern Menz CEO Phil Sims ... (01/11/2018)
- 3D printing news Sliced Reebok, Carbon, Stratasys, GE Additive, 3D Systems and Shakespeare - According to Carl van de Rijzen, Visual First Business Owner, “We can 3D print and deliver production parts to The Chocolate Factory in under a week, which is vital to ensuring manufacturing line continuity.” On invitation from Reebok, London design ... (01/10/2018)
- Tesco recall chocolate cake URGENTLY over health risk after massive 'mistake' over finest range - Tesco's statement reads: "Today, 9 January, our supplier has identified a manufacturing error affecting a small number of Tesco Finest chocolate cake boxes, which were mistakenly packed with Tesco Finest carrot cake that contains walnuts. "This means the ... (01/10/2018)
- Labelling error sparks recall of Tesco chocolate cake - A manufacturing error has sparked the recall of Tesco’s premium range chocolate cake this week, after it was found to contain an undeclared allergen. Tesco’s Finest Chocolate Cake had been packaged mistakenly with the retailer’s carrot cake. (01/10/2018)
- Tesco urgently recalls Finest chocolate cake due to nut allergy fears - Tesco has issued a recall for one of its chocolate cakes, amid fears it could contain allergens. The retail giant says its supplier 'identified a manufacturing error affecting a small number of Tesco Finest chocolate cake boxes'. In a statement ... (01/10/2018)
- The Chocolate Company Gets Helping Hand from Stratasys 3D Printing - With Stratasys additive manufacturing, we can produce customized replacement parts on-demand that can perform just as effectively as the metal machine parts. We can 3D print and deliver production parts to The Chocolate Factory in under a week, which is ... (01/10/2018)
- Tesco urgently recalls chocolate cake from shelves due to manufacturing error - Tesco made a statement saying: 'Our supplier has identified a manufacturing error affecting a small number of Tesco Finest chocolate cake boxes, which were mistakenly packed with Tesco Finest carrot cake that contains walnuts. 'This means the product poses ... (01/10/2018)
- Meet The Vegan Willy Wonka Who's Raising The Bar On Ethical Business - “Plamil decided to invest in producing a product that’s completely dairy free and that’s why we got into manufacturing.” So dedicated is the company to spreading the vegan message that it also manufactures chocolate for other brands that compete ... (01/10/2018)
- Chocolate factory overcomes costly machinery downtime by replacing metal parts with 3D-printed composite components - “With Stratasys additive manufacturing, we can produce customized replacement parts on-demand that can perform just as effectively as the metal machine parts. We can 3D print and deliver production parts to The Chocolate Factory in under a week, which is ... (01/10/2018)
- Chocolate Factory Overcomes Costly Machinery Downtime by Replacing Metal Parts with Stratasys High-Performance Composite 3D Printing Material - “With Stratasys additive manufacturing, we can produce customized replacement parts on-demand that can perform just as effectively as the metal machine parts. We can 3D print and deliver production parts to The Chocolate Factory in under a week, which is ... (01/09/2018)
Government ContractsIn 2016, the federal government spent a total of $69,261 on Chocolate Manufacturing. It has awarded 7 contracts to 4 companies, with an average value of $17,315 per company.
Top government vendors:
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Segments classified within this market research reportThis industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Granola bars and clusters, chocolate, made from cacao beans, Liquor, Cocoa butter made from cocoa beans, Nuts, chocolate covered, Drink powdered mixes, cocoa, made from cacao, Confectionery chocolate made from cacao beans, Cooking chocolate made from cacao beans, Candy bars, chocolate (including chocolate covered), Chocolate, confectionery, Baking chocolate made from cacao beans, Chocolate bars made from cocoa beans, Syrup, Fudge, Cocoa (e.g., instant, mix, mixed with other ingredients, powder drink, powdered) made from cacao beans, Chocolate (e.g., coatings, liquor, syrups) made from cacao beans, Candy, Coatings, etc.