|Type||Subsidiary of Lotte|
|Headquarters||Seoul, Republic of Korea|
|Employees||4203 (as of March 2012)|
Lotte Confectionery (Hangul: 롯데제과) (KRX: 004990) is a South Korean company headquartered in Yangpyeong-dong Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Korea. It was established in 1967 and its plants are located in Seoul, Daejeon, Yangsan, Pyeongtaek and Siheung. It manufactures and sells more than 200 products to more than 70 countries. It is the third largest chewing gum manufacturer in the world. It is a subsidiary company of Lotte Group.
Lotte Confectionery produces the Crunky candy bar  and the Chic-Choc cookie (a chocolate chip cookie), one of the most famous brands in South Korea. Additionally, they produce other baked snacks, including the Margaret cookie. Lotte is also popular for their cookies called 'Kancho' (also known as Koala's March in Japan), which are small cream-filled cookies shaped like koala bears and packaged in a unique octagonal box.
Through its wide distribution, Lotte Confectionery is able to stream products to grocery, convenience stores, mom-and-pop and warehouse clubs. Their products are also distributed worldwide, including the USA, China and Europe.
Within South Korea Lotte has two major competitors:
International competitors within Korea and overseas include:
In 2008 Lotte also took over Guylian, a Belgium company that makes chocolate.
- Cookies - Lotte produces pepero, a product inspired by pocky
- Ice Cream
- Candy and Gum - Lotte is famous for Black Black, Green Gum, and other unusual flavors of candy and chewing gum
- Chocolate - Lotte produces Crunky and Lotte Ghana chocolate products
- Health Foods
Many of the Lotte's products are sold overseas in areas with Korean immigrants and in Asian supermarkets.
- Official website (Korean)
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