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NCA Manufacturers' Shipment Report: Summary (July 2009)

October 8, 2009

NCA/CMA Manufacturers’ Shipment Reports – July 2009 

The industry continues to see higher dollar sales and slowing tonnage sales as consumers continue to adapt to higher prices caused by high commodity costs.  Year-to-date through July 2009, dollar sales of confectionery products manufacturers’ shipments are 3.0 percent ahead of a year ago.

U.S. Manufacturers Shipment Data - Percentage Change vs. Year Ago
July 2009

Percent Change vs. Year Ago

 1 MonthYTD12 Month
$ Sales+4.7%+3.0%+4.0%
Lb. Sales-5.1%-4.4%-2.7%
Chocolate $+1.8%+0.9%+3.5%
Non-Chocolate $+7.5%+0.3%+1.0%

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