2017 Ingredient Trends Study – Candy Industry

$695.00

American changing attitudes and expectations about nutrition and health, and how that influences consumption of candy is reflected in the industry’s ingredient purchasing trends. Understanding what ingredients are currently being used, and what ingredient purchases are planned, can provide critical insight into industry and competitive behavior. Whether you are within this industry or a supplier to the candy industry, this report will help you in short-term ingredient planning, as well as in longer-term strategic planning. In addition to what ingredients are being planned, this report explores who is making these decisions, and what levels of expenditure are planned.

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Description

Why Order this Report?

American changing attitudes and expectations about nutrition and health, and how that influences consumption of candy is reflected in the industry’s ingredient purchasing trends. Understanding what ingredients are currently being used, and what ingredient purchases are planned, can provide critical insight into industry and competitive behavior. Whether you are within this industry or a supplier to the candy industry, this report will help you in short-term ingredient planning, as well as in longer-term strategic planning. In addition to what ingredients are being planned, this report explores who is making these decisions, and what levels of expenditure are planned.

Who Should Read this Report?

Vice presidents, Directors and Managers of New Product Development Engineering, Innovation, Consumer Insights, Marketing, Planning, Sales, Manufacturing, Business Development, and Operations in candy manufacturers and distributors, as well as those who supply ingredients and equipment to support the candy industry.

Study Background:

Objectives of this research are to:

  • Understand the involvement of candy industry professionals in specifying, recommending, evaluating and purchasing ingredient
  • Identify types of equipment/ ingredients currently being purchased and used
  • Determine expected spending for equipment over the next three years
  • Determine current spending behavior on ingredients

Methodology:

  • 125 online surveys completed with active, qualified subscribers to Candy Industry Magazine with an email address
  • Data collected March 15 – 29, 2017