Our Strong Economic Impact
As the makers of chocolate, candy, gum and mints, the confectionery industry plays an important role in the U.S. economy. We create good-paying jobs in the manufacturing sector in the U.S. and support thousands of additional American jobs as we sell our products in the marketplace and source our ingredients, packaging and transportation. These additional jobs, known as induced jobs, are supported through the re-spending of wages throughout the supply chain.
Direct Economic Impact in the U.S.
Federal, State & Local Taxes++
National Multiplier Effect
U.S. confectionery manufacturing job
other jobs in the U.S. economy
Power of Sweet in the States
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Source: John Dunham & Associates 2018, New York, NY
*210 Analytics, Global Trade Atlas
++Figure includes business taxes paid in direct, supplier, and induced industries.