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The World's Chocolate Industry, Organic and Fair trade

List of the top 100 global confectionery companies is known ranking according to net sales.
The table below is an extract from this list, giving the top ten global confectionery companies that manufacture some form of chocolate, by net confectionery sales value in 2011: 

Company Net Sales 2011 (US$ millions)
Kraft Foods Inc (USA) 19,965
Mars Inc (USA) 16,200
Nestlé SA (Switzerland) 12,808
Ferrero Group (Italy) 9,612
Hershey Foods Corp (USA) 6,112
Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG (Switzerland) 2,796
August Storck KG (Germany) 2,205
Yildiz Holding (Turkey) 2,095
Meiji Co (Japan) 1,791
Arcor Group (Argentina) 1,716

Reference:Candy Industry, January 2012

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