About This Statistic
This statistic shows the per capita consumption of chocolate and confectionery in Sweden from 2005 to 2015. In 2015, the consumption volume of chocolate and confectionery in Sweden amounted to roughly 15 kilograms per capita. Over the ten year period, sweets consumption remained stable. A peak was recorded in 2012, when the consumption volume was 17.4 kilograms per capita.
Retail sale of chocolate, confectionery and ice cream in Sweden rose annually and nearly doubled during the past 15 years, as it amounted to 13 billion Swedish kronor in 2000 and rose up to nearly 25 billion Swedish kronor in 2015. One of the leading players on the Swedish confectionery market is Cloetta. The company gains most of its revenue with the sale of sugar confectionery, but also with chocolate, pastilles and chewing gum under brands like Läkerol, Jenkki or Polly. It operates not only in the Nordic countries, but also in the Netherlands and Italy.