Market share of the leading chocolate companies in the United States in 2017*

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This statistic depicts the market share of the leading chocolate companies in the United States in 2017. Hershey's was the leading chocolate company in the United States, with a market share of about 44.6 percent in 2017. That year The Hershey Co. generated approximately 1.86 billion U.S. dollars in chocolate candy sales in the U.S., of this, approximately 594 million U.S. dollars was generated from snack size chocolate candy sales.
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Release date
July 2017
United States
Survey time period
52 weeks ended July 8, 2017
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* Based on Nielsen's Extended All Outlet Coverage plus convenience stores (xAOC+ C) for the 52 weeks ended July 8, 2017
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