Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the past five years, changing consumer preferences have boosted industry growth. Per capital alcohol consumption among Canadians has declined, although substantial growth in the popularity of new craft breweries has propelled the industry in recent years. Over the next five years, industry operators will likely face significant challenges as consumers shift away from traditional light beer consumption and international competition increases... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
According to the latest industry survey conducted by Beer Canada in 2014, the industry has experienced a sharp increase in the number of licensed breweries as well as higher production volumes. Over the past five years, canned beer surpassed beer bottled in glass for the first time, representing a surprising change for an industry that has typically benefited from significant glass bottle recycling programs.
Bottled beer has for decades been the standard packaging for the industry's products. Beer bottles are made of glass and often come in brown or green hues. Clear bottles are rare, due to their susceptibility to flavour-spoiling UV light... purchase to read more