Indian Confectionery Market

Indian confectionery market is an evolving one. With product innovations driving growth with young consumers, there is a demand to expand the product range further. Indian market has several segments like ayurvedic confectioneries ? honey based lozenges, digestive mints apart from fruit flavoured candies, chocolates and chewing gums. The industry is growing at 8% with 3200 brands with total market size of INR 56,000 million.

In recent years, India had seen international players & brands like Fruit-tella, and Cofitos, Schogetten from Germany, Ferrero Rocher , Alpenliebe from Perfetti Van Melle. In the chocolate segment, Cadburys is the market leader closely followed by Nestle.

With higher disposable incomes, there is also a rise in demand for premium chocolates where
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Small Chocolate companies target rural and semi urban markets

Small chocolate companies are looking to expand their share in rural and semi urban regions. The rural segment which is growing anywhere between 18 and 20 per cent in the country is easier to get hold and drive up market share. Metros are dominated by multinationals and have competition from imported stuff, whereas in rural, the lower priced segment of Rs. 5 and Rs.10/- are catching the imagination. Some other factors which help them are cheaper Chinese equipment compared to costly German/Italy equipment help smaller companies with similar products compared to MNC's. Innovations in printing also helps to retain an edge. India is relying more on the import of cocoa products to bridge the gap between demand and supply. While cocoa production in the country rose 6 per cent in 2014 15 to 16,
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    Auro Food Pvt Ltd

    Auro Food Pvt Ltd is a manufacturer and exporter of biscuits, wafers, pasta from Pondicherry. The company is engaged in production of Macaroni Pasta, Chocolate Cookies, Veg Past

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    Campco Ltd

    The CAMPCO Ltd. was registered as a co-operative in 1973, with the objective of acting as a central nodal agency for arecanut trading and assisting farmers after a 60% fall in a

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    Ferrero India Pvt Ltd

    Ferrero has started its operations in India in 2004 and has set up a manufacturing facility in Pune in 2007. It initially launched Kinder Joy and Tic Tac brands. Later in 2009,

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    Harley Foods Pvt Ltd

    Harley Food Products Pvt Ltd ( An ISO 22000 : 2005 Certified & GMO Free Company) ,produces potato chips, namkeens,Fruit beverages and confectionery products

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    KMM Foods Pvt Ltd

    K.M.M. Foods Pvt Ltd was incorporated in the year 2008 by Mr. Prem S Manglani and Mr. Ganshyam S Manglani. The company is a part of the Manglani Group, Gujarat, which is engaged